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Education > Spending > USD: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 684.04 billion 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 207.64 billion 2008
2 Japan 160.99 billion 2008
3 Germany 157.95 billion 2008
4 France 145.67 billion 2008
5 United Kingdom 136.4 billion 2008
6 Italy 101.89 billion 2008
7 China 78.48 billion 2008
8 Brazil 73.41 billion 2008
9 Canada 66.53 billion 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 62.93 billion 2008
10 Spain 61 billion 2008
11 Russia 57.78 billion 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 52.99 billion 2008
12 Mexico 50.89 billion 2008
13 Australia 49.45 billion 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 46.6 billion 2008
14 Netherlands 42.53 billion 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 36.81 billion 2007
15 India 36.6 billion 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 36.58 billion 2008
16 Saudi Arabia 34.41 billion 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 33.81 billion 2008
European Union average (profile) 32.34 billion 2008
17 Sweden 31.41 billion 2008
18 Belgium 29.12 billion 2008
19 Poland 27.69 billion 2008
20 Norway 27.31 billion 2008
21 Turkey 27.01 billion 2008
22 Denmark 25.86 billion 2008
23 Switzerland 24.83 billion 2008
Europe average (profile) 22.78 billion 2007
24 Austria 21.78 billion 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 20.8 billion 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.97 billion 2008
25 Finland 15.41 billion 2008
26 Argentina 14.58 billion 2008
27 South Africa 13.74 billion 2008
28 Thailand 12.54 billion 2008
29 Ireland 12.32 billion 2008
30 Portugal 12.32 billion 2008
31 Israel 11.74 billion 2008
32 Venezuela 11.1 billion 2008
South Asia average (profile) 10.49 billion 2008
33 Ukraine 10.48 billion 2008
34 Greece 9.53 billion 2008
35 Czech Republic 8.71 billion 2008
36 Malaysia 8.66 billion 2008
37 Colombia 8.36 billion 2008
38 New Zealand 8.03 billion 2008
39 Hungary 7.6 billion 2008
40 Algeria 7.3 billion 2008
41 Romania 6.77 billion 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 6.15 billion 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.64 billion 2008
42 Chile 5.6 billion 2008
43 Indonesia 5.27 billion 2008
44 Kazakhstan 5.05 billion 2008
45 Singapore 4.8 billion 2008
46 Kuwait 4.78 billion 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4.69 billion 2008
47 Morocco 4.56 billion 2008
48 Philippines 4.06 billion 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3.77 billion 2005
49 Pakistan 3.6 billion 2008
50 Slovakia 3.53 billion 2008
51 Peru 3.02 billion 2008
52 Belarus 2.94 billion 2008
53 Croatia 2.9 billion 2008
54 Slovenia 2.82 billion 2008
55 Uzbekistan 2.62 billion 2008
56 Tunisia 2.52 billion 2008
57 Vietnam 2.47 billion 2008
58 Lithuania 2.1 billion 2008
59 Kenya 2.02 billion 2008
60 Iraq 2.01 billion 1988
61 Bulgaria 1.95 billion 2008
62 Latvia 1.84 billion 2008
63 Bangladesh 1.7 billion 2008
64 Nigeria 1.66 billion 2008
65 Luxembourg 1.65 billion 2008
66 Angola 1.6 billion 2008
67 Oman 1.58 billion 2007
68 Dominican Republic 1.55 billion 2008
69 Cyprus 1.5 billion 2008
70 Costa Rica 1.46 billion 2008
71 Syria 1.4 billion 2008
72 Jordan 1.24 billion 2008
73 Guatemala 1.11 billion 2008
74 Cote d'Ivoire 1.05 billion 2008
75 Panama 1.03 billion 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.02 billion 2008
76 Sri Lanka 1.01 billion 2008
77 Estonia 993.84 million 2008
78 Ethiopia 951.6 million 2008
79 Trinidad and Tobago 931.66 million 2008
80 Bahrain 914.94 million 2008
81 Botswana 866.01 million 2008
82 Uruguay 839.23 million 2008
83 Iceland 834.78 million 2008
84 Azerbaijan 830.94 million 2008
85 Bolivia 752.59 million 2008
86 Jamaica 737.45 million 2008
87 Ecuador 730.43 million 2008
88 El Salvador 713.36 million 2008
89 Ghana 713.11 million 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 709.63 million 2008
90 Namibia 628.17 million 2008
91 Paraguay 612.84 million 2008
92 Cameroon 607.12 million 2008
93 Senegal 590.99 million 2008
94 Puerto Rico 568.36 million 1975
95 Lebanon 532.48 million 2008
96 Papua New Guinea 481.05 million 2008
97 Tanzania 475.69 million 2008
98 Honduras 461.48 million 2008
99 Uganda 458.1 million 2008
100 Moldova 434.18 million 2008
101 Sudan 433.1 million 2008
102 Nepal 431.81 million 2008
103 Brunei 417.84 million 2006
104 Gabon 378.74 million 2008
105 Albania 360.33 million 2008
106 Georgia 353.01 million 2008
107 Mozambique 339.67 million 2008
108 Malta 336.5 million 2007
109 Mauritius 323.34 million 2008
110 Mali 303.44 million 2008
111 Kyrgyzstan 288.97 million 2008
112 Armenia 274.97 million 2008
113 The Bahamas 270.11 million 2007
114 Burkina Faso 258.85 million 2008
115 Madagascar 248.17 million 2008
116 Mongolia 236.51 million 2008
117 Rwanda 221.87 million 2008
118 Zimbabwe 221.09 million 2005
119 Benin 218 million 2008
120 Fiji 214.71 million 2008
121 Barbados 199.24 million 2005
122 Lesotho 192.59 million 2008
123 Nicaragua 190.67 million 2008
124 Swaziland 183.55 million 2008
125 Congo, Republic of the 171.85 million 2008
126 Zambia 171.67 million 2008
127 Cambodia 164.89 million 2008
128 Tajikistan 160.79 million 2008
129 Malawi 151.2 million 2008
130 Niger 141.28 million 2008
131 Equatorial Guinea 136.11 million 2008
132 French Polynesia 122.28 million 1984
133 Togo 107.24 million 2008
134 Democratic Republic of the Congo 98.34 million 2008
135 New Caledonia 97.27 million 1984
136 Suriname 94.33 million 2008
137 Chad 78.66 million 2008
138 Maldives 77.24 million 2008
139 Cape Verde 77.07 million 2008
140 Mauritania 75.72 million 2007
141 Sierra Leone 74.68 million 2008
142 Bermuda 73.49 million 1997
143 Andorra 70.65 million 2007
144 Guinea 69.84 million 2008
145 Belize 67.28 million 2008
146 Guyana 64.91 million 2008
147 Laos 63.24 million 2008
148 Burundi 59.11 million 2008
149 Saint Lucia 49.93 million 2008
150 Seychelles 44.75 million 2008
151 Bhutan 43.61 million 2008
152 Virgin Islands 40.14 million 1975
153 Djibouti 33.87 million 2008
154 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 32.99 million 2008
155 Eritrea 31.53 million 2008
156 Qatar 31.43 million 1975
157 Grenada 31.11 million 2008
158 Vanuatu 28.37 million 2007
159 East Timor 26.99 million 2008
160 Central African Republic 25.38 million 2008
161 Comoros 22.25 million 2008
162 Saint Kitts and Nevis 20.83 million 2008
163 Samoa 20.17 million 2008
164 Antigua and Barbuda 18.22 million 2008
165 The Gambia 15.53 million 2008
166 Solomon Islands 14.49 million 2008
167 Dominica 13.31 million 2008
168 Marshall Islands 12.91 million 2008
169 Liberia 11.83 million 1975
170 Tonga 10.88 million 2008
171 Guinea-Bissau 9.55 million 2008
172 American Samoa 7.96 million 1975
173 Somalia 3.32 million 1970
174 Kiribati 2.31 million 1989

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Spending > USD. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank staff estimates using data from the United Nations Statistics Division's Statistical Yearbook, and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics online database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Spending/USD

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