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Education > Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Djibouti 55.49% 2005
2 Cuba 37.65% 2004
3 Burkina Faso 34.69% 2005
4 Kiribati 31.66% 2001
5 Slovenia 30.03% 2003
6 Cyprus 26.74% 2003
7 Iceland 26.11% 2003
8 Italy 25.91% 2003
9 Marshall Islands 25.74% 2002
10 Denmark 25.48% 2003
11 Switzerland 24.88% 2003
12 Portugal 24.42% 2003
13 Lesotho 24.19% 2005
14 Tunisia 24.12% 2003
15 Sweden 23.98% 2003
16 Kenya 23.57% 2004
17 Suriname 23.53% 1991
18 Barbados 23.41% 2005
19 Austria 23.18% 2003
20 Morocco 22.9% 2005
21 Poland 22.89% 2003
22 Israel 22.79% 2003
23 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22.72% 2005
24 Japan 22.63% 2003
25 Ethiopia 22.11% 1991
26 Maldives 22% 2005
27 Hungary 21.93% 2003
28 Norway 21.68% 2003
29 United States 21.51% 2003
30 Latvia 20.55% 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 20.44% 2003
31 Luxembourg 20.33% 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 20.31% 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 20.27% 2003
32 Croatia 20.22% 2003
33 Belgium 20.18% 2003
European Union average (profile) 20.15% 2003
34 Estonia 20.14% 2003
35 Namibia 20.13% 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 19.88% 2003
36 Cape Verde 19.82% 2005
37 Colombia 19.55% 2005
38 New Zealand 19.42% 2004
39 Burundi 19.13% 2005
=40 Bulgaria 19.03% 2003
=40 Niger 19.03% 2002
42 Finland 18.72% 2003
43 Senegal 18.67% 2005
44 Netherlands 18.66% 2003
45 South Korea 18.63% 2003
=46 Malaysia 18.62% 2003
=46 Spain 18.62% 2003
48 Fiji 18.6% 2004
49 United Kingdom 18.44% 2003
50 Seychelles 18.06% 2004
51 France 17.6% 2003
52 Botswana 17.23% 2005
53 Guyana 17.08% 2005
54 Costa Rica 17.05% 2004
55 Moldova 16.6% 2005
56 Germany 16.57% 2003
57 Australia 16.41% 2003
58 Oman 16.31% 2004
59 Cote d'Ivoire 16.3% 2001
60 Bolivia 16.21% 2003
61 Greece 16.12% 2003
62 Bahrain 15.82% 2002
63 Mali 15.76% 1999
64 Trinidad and Tobago 15.7% 2002
65 Mexico 15.46% 2003
66 Hong Kong 14.86% 2005
67 Ukraine 14.81% 2005
68 Vanuatu 14.67% 2001
69 Lithuania 14.42% 2003
70 Bhutan 14.38% 2000
71 Mongolia 14.29% 2004
72 Syria 14.24% 2002
73 South Africa 14.16% 2005
74 Belarus 14.14% 2005
=75 Solomon Islands 14.07% 1991
=75 Mozambique 14.07% 2004
77 Jordan 14.02% 2004
78 Thailand 13.91% 2004
79 Ireland 13.86% 2003
80 Malta 13.57% 2002
81 Malawi 13.53% 2003
82 Saint Lucia 13.48% 2005
83 Slovakia 13.04% 2003
84 Czech Republic 12.87% 2003
85 Ghana 12.85% 2005
86 Chile 12.82% 2004
87 Belize 12.75% 2004
88 Paraguay 12.57% 2003
89 Samoa 12.56% 2002
90 Aruba 12.54% 2003
91 Swaziland 12.43% 2004
92 Nepal 12.41% 2003
93 Kuwait 12.16% 2005
94 Tonga 12.15% 2004
95 Mauritius 11.85% 2005
96 Turkey 11.84% 2003
97 Grenada 11.81% 2003
98 Central African Republic 11.76% 2005
99 Philippines 11.73% 2003
=100 Jamaica 11.54% 2004
=100 Benin 11.54% 2005
102 Singapore 11.49% 2001
103 Zimbabwe 11.36% 2001
104 Algeria 11.31% 2003
=105 Rwanda 11.28% 2005
=105 Eritrea 11.28% 2005
107 Uganda 11.27% 2004
108 India 11.08% 2003
109 Argentina 10.93% 2003
110 Brazil 10.8% 2002
111 Cameroon 10.3% 2004
112 Guinea 10.29% 2000
113 Kazakhstan 9.99% 2005
114 Mauritania 9.82% 2005
115 Iran 9.71% 2005
116 Panama 9.65% 2004
117 Comoros 9.48% 2002
118 El Salvador 9.24% 2005
119 Haiti 9.14% 1991
120 Nicaragua 8.81% 2004
121 Tajikistan 8.7% 2005
122 Laos 8.57% 2005
123 Madagascar 8.43% 2005
124 Dominican Republic 8.11% 2005
125 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.92% 2004
=126 Albania 7.78% 2002
=126 Macau 7.78% 2003
128 Kyrgyzstan 7.57% 2002
129 The Gambia 7.37% 2004
130 Chad 7.3% 2005
131 Lebanon 7.19% 2005
132 United Arab Emirates 7.1% 2004
133 Bangladesh 7.03% 2004
134 Pakistan 7% 2004
135 Peru 6.72% 2005
136 Togo 6.7% 2002
137 Guatemala 6.55% 2002
138 Uruguay 6.47% 2003
139 Azerbaijan 6.35% 2005
140 Cambodia 6.06% 2004
141 Zambia 5.42% 2005
142 Armenia 4.98% 2001
143 Congo, Republic of the 4.01% 2005
144 Libya 2.97% 1999
145 Burma 2.66% 2003
146 Indonesia 2.62% 2003
147 Equatorial Guinea 0.93% 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Expenditure-per-student/Primary/%-of-GDP-per-capita

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