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Australia

Australian Government spending on education Stats

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  • % of GDP: 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)."
  • % of government spending: 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)."
  • Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of GDP 5.59% 2010 41st out of 115
% of government spending 14.01% 2006 46th out of 81
Proportion of GDP 5.59% 2010 41st out of 115

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables

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