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Education > Government spending on education > % of government spending: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Oman 31.11% 2006
2 Vanuatu 28.1% 2008
3 Tanzania 27.46% 2008
4 United Arab Emirates 27.16% 2008
5 Thailand 25.72% 2008
6 Morocco 25.71% 2008
7 Mexico 25.61% 2004
8 Kyrgyzstan 25.59% 2007
9 Cote d'Ivoire 24.61% 2008
10 Malawi 24.58% 1999
11 Comoros 24.12% 2002
12 Lesotho 23.72% 2008
13 Ethiopia 23.33% 2007
14 Djibouti 22.83% 2007
15 Uzbekistan 22.79% 1995
=16 Costa Rica 22.78% 2008
=16 Suriname 22.78% 1986
18 Tunisia 22.45% 2007
=19 Venezuela 22.4% 1994
=19 Namibia 22.4% 2008
21 Burundi 22.26% 2008
22 Burkina Faso 21.83% 2007
23 Swaziland 21.65% 2008
24 Ghana 21.36% 1995
25 Mozambique 21.05% 2006
26 Botswana 21.04% 2007
27 Turkmenistan 21.03% 1990
28 Peru 20.74% 2008
29 Jordan 20.6% 1999
30 Rwanda 20.43% 2008
31 Algeria 20.27% 2008
32 Ukraine 20.22% 2007
33 Fiji 20.04% 2002
=34 Libya 19.82% 1985
=34 Moldova 19.82% 2008
36 Vietnam 19.79% 2008
37 Haiti 19.74% 1990
=38 The Bahamas 19.67% 2000
=38 New Zealand 19.67% 2006
40 Qatar 19.56% 2005
41 Mali 19.53% 2008
42 Saudi Arabia 19.26% 2008
43 Guinea 19.21% 2008
=44 Nepal 19.01% 2008
=44 Senegal 19.01% 2008
46 Sao Tome and Principe 18.76% 1986
47 Tajikistan 18.72% 2008
48 Indonesia 18.7% 2007
49 Cuba 18.48% 2008
50 Papua New Guinea 18.39% 1979
51 Malaysia 18.24% 2007
52 Chile 18.22% 2007
53 Burma 18.12% 2001
54 Bolivia 18.06% 2003
55 Kenya 17.86% 2005
56 Iceland 17.41% 2007
57 Aruba 17.31% 2007
58 Togo 17.23% 2007
59 Bhutan 17.17% 2005
60 Bermuda 17% 1998
61 Mongolia 16.96% 1995
62 Belize 16.75% 2007
63 Syria 16.72% 2007
64 Cape Verde 16.67% 2008
65 Honduras 16.52% 1995
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 16.47% 1980
66 Norway 16.47% 2007
67 Switzerland 16.33% 2006
=68 Tuvalu 16.2% 1990
=68 South Africa 16.2% 2008
70 Brazil 16.1% 2007
71 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.09% 2005
72 Guatemala 16% 1995
73 Benin 15.92% 2007
74 Marshall Islands 15.76% 2003
75 Cayman Islands 15.74% 1978
76 Barbados 15.71% 2008
77 Mauritania 15.58% 2008
78 Uganda 15.56% 2009
79 Niger 15.47% 2008
80 Denmark 15.46% 2006
81 Philippines 15.25% 2007
82 Nicaragua 15.21% 2002
83 Sierra Leone 15.2% 1985
Emerging markets average (profile) 15.13% 2004
84 Armenia 14.98% 2007
85 Colombia 14.93% 2008
86 Nigeria 14.84% 1995
87 Zambia 14.8% 2004
88 Turkey 14.74% 1994
89 Cameroon 14.64% 2007
90 United States 14.13% 2007
91 Zimbabwe 14.02% 1985
92 Australia 14.01% 2006
93 Bangladesh 13.99% 2008
94 Latvia 13.95% 2007
95 Estonia 13.94% 2007
96 Israel 13.84% 2007
97 Ireland 13.75% 2007
98 Argentina 13.54% 2007
99 Tonga 13.5% 2003
100 Madagascar 13.43% 2008
101 Trinidad and Tobago 13.4% 2001
102 Lithuania 13.39% 2007
103 Samoa 13.38% 2008
104 El Salvador 13.12% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 12.99% 2006
105 China 12.97% 1999
106 Saint Lucia 12.95% 2008
107 Russia 12.94% 2004
108 Kuwait 12.93% 2006
109 Grenada 12.86% 2003
110 Netherlands Antilles 12.8% 2001
111 Slovenia 12.77% 2006
112 Sweden 12.73% 2007
113 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12.71% 2003
114 Mauritius 12.7% 2008
115 Seychelles 12.58% 2006
=116 Finland 12.48% 2007
=116 Guyana 12.48% 2007
118 Canada 12.46% 2001
119 Belgium 12.44% 2007
120 Solomon Islands 12.41% 1984
121 Cambodia 12.39% 2007
122 Laos 12.21% 2008
123 Kazakhstan 12.09% 2000
124 Liberia 12.06% 2008
125 Maldives 12.03% 2008
126 Central African Republic 12% 2007
127 Netherlands 11.98% 2006
128 Paraguay 11.92% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 11.91% 2004
129 Azerbaijan 11.88% 2008
130 Guinea-Bissau 11.86% 1999
=131 European Union 11.78% 2007
=131 Romania 11.78% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 11.77% 2004
133 Turks and Caicos Islands 11.76% 2005
=134 Bahrain 11.72% 2008
=134 Poland 11.72% 2007
European Union average (profile) 11.7% 2004
136 United Kingdom 11.66% 2007
137 Singapore 11.63% 2009
138 Uruguay 11.58% 2006
139 Portugal 11.34% 2006
140 Dominica 11.28% 2008
141 Pakistan 11.24% 2007
142 Kiribati 11.11% 1973
143 Spain 11.09% 2007
144 Austria 11.06% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 11.03% 2006
145 Dominican Republic 11.02% 2007
146 India 10.74% 2003
147 San Marino 10.65% 1984
148 France 10.59% 2006
149 Malta 10.54% 2004
150 Czech Republic 10.51% 2006
151 Slovakia 10.45% 2007
152 Hungary 10.43% 2006
153 Chad 10.12% 2005
154 Croatia 9.99% 2003
155 Bulgaria 9.97% 2007
156 Luxembourg 9.82% 2001
157 Gibraltar 9.8% 1973
158 Germany 9.73% 2006
159 Cyprus 9.62% 2007
160 Gabon 9.61% 1998
161 Japan 9.37% 2007
162 Belarus 9.32% 2007
163 Greece 9.2% 2005
164 Brunei 9.14% 2000
165 Italy 8.96% 2007
=166 Panama 8.95% 2004
=166 The Gambia 8.95% 2002
168 Serbia and Montenegro 8.86% 2007
169 Jamaica 8.76% 2005
170 Albania 8.43% 2002
171 Sri Lanka 8.15% 1995
172 Congo, Republic of the 8.09% 2005
173 Lebanon 8.05% 2008
174 Ecuador 8.01% 2000
175 Antigua and Barbuda 7.63% 1981
176 East Timor 7.34% 2008
177 Georgia 7.17% 2008
=178 Iraq 6.43% 1988
=178 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.43% 1988
180 Angola 6.35% 1999
181 Monaco 5.07% 1999
182 Sudan 4.55% 1990
183 Somalia 4.15% 1985
184 Equatorial Guinea 4.01% 2003

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"Countries Compared by Education > Government spending on education > % of government spending. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Government-spending-on-education/%-of-government-spending

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