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Education > Spending per student > High school: 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. Public expenditure (current and capital) 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).".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Vanuatu 100.22 2001
2 Mozambique 83.67 2006
3 Burundi 58.21 2008
4 Cuba 51.86 2008
5 Lesotho 50.19 2008
6 Niger 49.55 2008
7 Cote d'Ivoire 41.99 2000
8 Swaziland 41.13 2006
9 Cyprus 40.98 2007
10 Morocco 38.35 2007
11 Botswana 38.28 2007
12 Mali 34.49 2008
13 Denmark 34.36 2006
14 Rwanda 34.32 2008
15 Portugal 33.96 2006
16 Belgium 33.68 2007
17 Moldova 32.4 2008
18 Sweden 31.19 2007
19 Bhutan 31.11 2009
20 Finland 30.89 2007
21 Burkina Faso 30.27 2007
22 Maldives 29.35 2006
23 Marshall Islands 29.23 2002
24 United Kingdom 28.64 2007
25 Ghana 28.29 2006
26 Benin 28.21 2004
27 Chad 28.15 2005
28 Cameroon 26.9 2008
29 Jamaica 26.79 2008
30 France 26.63 2006
31 Austria 26.52 2007
32 Norway 26.47 2007
33 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 26.44 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 26.26 2005
34 Switzerland 25.79 2007
European Union average (profile) 25.63 2005
35 Comoros 25.45 2002
36 Netherlands 25.41 2006
37 Italy 25.38 2007
38 Senegal 25.21 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 25.04 2006
39 Slovenia 24.86 2003
40 Barbados 24.81 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 24.63 2006
41 United States 24.56 2007
42 Estonia 24.42 2007
43 Mauritania 24.2 2005
44 Tunisia 24.19 2005
=45 European Union 24.15 2007
=45 Latvia 24.15 2007
47 Spain 24.13 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 23.66 2004
48 Ireland 23.3 2007
49 Hungary 23.21 2006
50 Czech Republic 23.11 2006
51 Japan 22.32 2007
52 Bulgaria 22.27 2007
53 Cayman Islands 22.22 2006
54 Iceland 22.15 2007
55 Thailand 22.13 2008
56 Croatia 22.09 2003
57 Poland 22.01 2007
58 Kenya 21.99 2006
59 Argentina 21.93 2007
60 Malawi 21.08 2003
61 Belize 21.03 2007
62 Zimbabwe 20.98 2001
63 Greece 20.95 2005
64 Germany 20.66 2006
65 Israel 20.5 2007
66 Uganda 20.31 2009
67 Lithuania 20.25 2007
68 Cape Verde 20.15 2004
69 New Zealand 19.83 2007
70 Togo 19.14 2007
71 Luxembourg 19.04 2007
72 Dominica 18.96 2008
73 Saudi Arabia 18.7 2007
74 Malta 18.54 2004
75 Brazil 18.46 2007
76 Saint Lucia 17.66 2004
77 Aruba 17.5 2007
78 Seychelles 17.47 2004
79 Vietnam 17.26 2008
80 Bahrain 17.2 2002
81 Algeria 17.15 2003
82 Guyana 17.06 2007
83 Costa Rica 17.05 2004
84 Romania 16.98 2007
85 Jordan 16.88 2007
86 Singapore 16.64 2009
87 Mauritius 16.43 2008
88 Kuwait 16.33 2008
89 Paraguay 16.27 2007
90 India 16.18 2006
91 Fiji 16.16 2004
92 South Africa 16 2008
93 Namibia 15.96 2008
94 Congo, Republic of the 15.86 2002
95 Georgia 15.43 2008
96 Australia 15.11 2007
97 Colombia 14.78 2008
98 Slovakia 14.76 2007
99 Mongolia 14.69 2007
100 Bolivia 14.49 2006
101 Bangladesh 14.3 2008
102 Malaysia 14.19 2007
103 Syria 14 2007
104 Indonesia 13.93 2007
105 Mexico 13.48 2007
106 Chile 13.45 2007
107 Oman 13.22 2005
108 Saint Kitts and Nevis 13.21 2002
109 Madagascar 12.95 2008
110 Grenada 12.84 2003
111 China 11.55 1999
112 Nepal 11.21 2008
113 Turkey 10.95 2004
114 Uruguay 10.4 2006
115 Samoa 10.22 2001
116 Peru 9.98 2008
=117 Panama 9.95 2008
=117 Trinidad and Tobago 9.95 2007
119 Palau 9.59 2001
120 The Gambia 9.4 2004
121 Philippines 9.2 2005
122 Tonga 9.12 2004
123 El Salvador 9.09 2008
124 Ethiopia 8.87 2007
125 Liberia 8.4 2007
126 Eritrea 8.13 2006
127 Venezuela 8.11 2007
128 Azerbaijan 8.01 2006
129 Zambia 7.76 2005
130 Bermuda 7.13 2006
131 United Arab Emirates 6.9 2006
132 Dominican Republic 6.45 2008
133 Cambodia 6.36 2001
134 Guatemala 6.21 2008
135 Ecuador 6.13 2000
136 Laos 5.05 2005
137 Nicaragua 4.5 2006
138 Guinea 4.4 2008
139 Equatorial Guinea 2.9 2001
140 Burma 2.74 2003
141 Honduras 1.08 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Spending per student > High school. 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/Spending-per-student/High-school

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Interesting observations about Education > Spending per student > High school

  • 12 of the top 18 countries by spending per student > high school are Christian.
  • 6 of the top 8 countries by spending per student > high school are Sub-Saharan African.
  • 5 of the top 8 countries by spending per student > high school are Hot countries.
  • Bhutan has ranked in the top 2 for spending per student > high school since 2000.
  • 7 of the top 14 countries by spending per student > high school are Landlocked.
  • Lesotho has ranked in the top 3 for spending per student > high school since 1999.
  • Mozambique has ranked in the top 2 for spending per student > high school since 2004.
  • Cuba has ranked in the top 2 for spending per student > high school since 2007.
  • 29 of the top 78 countries by spending per student > high school are Heavily indebted.
  • Niger has ranked in the top 4 for spending per student > high school since 2001.
  • India ranked second for spending per student > high school amongst South Asia in 2006.
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