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Economy > Savings > Adjusted savings: education expenditure > Current US$, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Adjusted savings: education expenditure (current US$). Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Cuba 13.76% 2008
2 New Caledonia 12.22% 1984
3 East Timor 11.85% 2010
4 Lesotho 11.29% 2011
5 Uzbekistan 9.75% 2011
6 French Polynesia 8.87% 1984
7 Burundi 8.64% 2011
8 Botswana 8.51% 2011
9 Moldova 8.35% 2011
10 Denmark 8.33% 2011
11 Marshall Islands 8.07% 2011
12 Kiribati 7.81% 1989
13 Iceland 7.59% 2011
14 Namibia 7.57% 2011
15 Barbados 7.21% 2009
16 New Zealand 7.07% 2010
17 Suriname 7.01% 1992
18 Swaziland 7.01% 2011
19 Puerto Rico 6.93% 1975
20 Cyprus 6.68% 2010
21 Norway 6.62% 2011
22 Sweden 6.33% 2011
23 Belize 6.32% 2011
24 Finland 6.32% 2011
25 Saudi Arabia 6.3% 2011
26 Belgium 6.19% 2011
27 Costa Rica 6.06% 2011
28 Papua New Guinea 5.94% 1975
29 Argentina 5.86% 2011
30 Fiji 5.82% 2011
31 Kenya 5.79% 2011
32 Ukraine 5.79% 2011
33 Tunisia 5.67% 2011
34 Latvia 5.58% 2011
35 Jordan 5.58% 2011
36 Jamaica 5.55% 2011
37 Portugal 5.51% 2011
38 Kyrgyzstan 5.45% 2011
39 Switzerland 5.44% 2011
40 South Africa 5.4% 2011
41 Brazil 5.39% 2011
42 France 5.35% 2011
43 Austria 5.27% 2011
44 Slovenia 5.22% 2011
45 Estonia 5.21% 2011
46 United Kingdom 5.2% 2011
47 Lithuania 5.19% 2011
48 Mexico 5.18% 2011
49 Morocco 5.17% 2011
50 Israel 5.17% 2011
51 Malta 5.16% 2010
52 Malawi 5.15% 2011
53 Serbia 5.14% 2011
54 Senegal 5.1% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.01% 2011
55 Bolivia 5.01% 2011
56 Vanuatu 4.88% 2011
European Union average (profile) 4.87% 2011
57 United States 4.86% 2011
58 Republic of Macedonia 4.84% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.81% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 4.8% 2011
59 Cape Verde 4.8% 2011
60 Ireland 4.8% 2011
61 Poland 4.78% 2011
62 Netherlands 4.78% 2011
Europe average (profile) 4.77% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 4.74% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 4.67% 2011
63 Hungary 4.67% 2011
64 Iraq 4.63% 1988
65 Mongolia 4.6% 2011
66 Australia 4.57% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 4.55% 2011
67 Saint Lucia 4.5% 2011
68 Spain 4.48% 2011
69 Germany 4.48% 2011
70 Ghana 4.47% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 4.44% 2011
71 Seychelles 4.41% 2011
72 Italy 4.4% 2011
73 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4.4% 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 4.37% 2009
74 Togo 4.33% 2011
75 Canada 4.3% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 4.27% 2010
76 Chile 4.26% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 4.26% 2011
77 Samoa 4.25% 2011
78 Benin 4.25% 2011
79 South Korea 4.23% 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 4.23% 2008
80 Nepal 4.21% 2011
81 Comoros 4.19% 2011
82 Egypt 4.18% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.16% 2011
83 Rwanda 4.15% 2011
84 Cote d'Ivoire 4.14% 2011
85 Algeria 4.08% 2011
86 Yemen 4.07% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 4.07% 2009
87 Malaysia 4.04% 2011
88 Croatia 4.03% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 4.02% 2010
89 Maldives 4.02% 2011
90 Mozambique 4.01% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.98% 2011
91 Czech Republic 3.97% 2011
92 Bulgaria 3.93% 2011
93 Thailand 3.93% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 3.93% 2011
94 Oman 3.91% 2010
95 Trinidad and Tobago 3.85% 2010
96 Kazakhstan 3.82% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 3.79% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3.77% 2009
97 Mali 3.77% 2011
98 Grenada 3.75% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.75% 2011
99 Djibouti 3.72% 1991
100 Colombia 3.69% 2011
101 Iran 3.66% 2009
102 Belarus 3.65% 2011
103 Mauritania 3.61% 2011
104 The Bahamas 3.61% 2010
105 Slovakia 3.6% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 3.58% 2009
106 Kuwait 3.51% 2010
107 Niger 3.48% 2011
108 Venezuela 3.46% 2011
109 Romania 3.44% 2011
110 Guyana 3.42% 2011
111 Sierra Leone 3.39% 2011
112 Burkina Faso 3.38% 2011
113 Russia 3.35% 2011
114 Paraguay 3.33% 2011
115 Honduras 3.3% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 3.27% 2011
116 Japan 3.26% 2011
117 Bermuda 3.26% 1995
118 Hong Kong 3.17% 2011
119 Tajikistan 3.16% 2011
120 Greece 3.15% 2011
121 Dominica 3.12% 2011
122 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3.12% 2011
123 Angola 3.12% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 3.1% 2011
124 Mauritius 3.07% 2011
125 Tonga 3.06% 2011
126 Cameroon 3.06% 2011
127 India 3.06% 2011
128 The Gambia 2.99% 2011
129 Solomon Islands 2.98% 2011
130 El Salvador 2.94% 2011
131 Azerbaijan 2.93% 2011
132 Bhutan 2.92% 2011
133 Uganda 2.89% 2011
134 Singapore 2.89% 2011
135 Liberia 2.85% 2011
136 Brunei 2.85% 2009
137 Albania 2.83% 2011
138 Andorra 2.82% 2008
139 Panama 2.81% 2011
140 Nicaragua 2.8% 2011
141 Guatemala 2.75% 2011
142 Ethiopia 2.74% 2011
143 Georgia 2.72% 2011
144 Vietnam 2.68% 2011
145 Indonesia 2.65% 2011
146 Turkey 2.62% 2011
147 Madagascar 2.61% 2011
148 Zimbabwe 2.55% 2011
149 Luxembourg 2.55% 2011
150 Syria 2.51% 2010
151 Philippines 2.46% 2011
152 Macau 2.46% 2010
153 Bahrain 2.42% 2010
154 Gabon 2.41% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 2.39% 2011
155 Tanzania 2.37% 2011
156 Armenia 2.37% 2011
157 Liechtenstein 2.37% 2009
158 Guinea-Bissau 2.29% 2011
159 Uruguay 2.25% 2011
160 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.23% 2011
161 Guinea 2.1% 2011
162 Peru 2.1% 2011
163 Antigua and Barbuda 2.08% 2011
164 Chad 2.05% 2011
165 Bangladesh 1.97% 2011
166 Qatar 1.86% 2011
167 Republic of the Congo 1.83% 2011
168 China 1.8% 2011
169 Dominican Republic 1.8% 2011
170 Sri Lanka 1.72% 2011
171 Eritrea 1.71% 2011
172 Afghanistan 1.68% 1981
173 Pakistan 1.63% 2011
174 Lebanon 1.57% 2011
175 Cambodia 1.54% 2011
176 Haiti 1.47% 2011
177 Monaco 1.29% 2009
178 Zambia 1.21% 2011
179 Ecuador 1.16% 2011
180 Central African Republic 1.16% 2011
181 Somalia 1.05% 1970
182 Laos 0.988% 2011
183 Equatorial Guinea 0.965% 2011
184 Sudan 0.793% 2011
185 Nigeria 0.77% 2011

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Savings > Adjusted savings: education expenditure > Current US$, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank staff estimates. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Savings/Adjusted-savings:-education-expenditure/Current-US$,-%-of-GDP

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