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Education > College and university > Share of total education spending: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Macau 59.53% 2011
2 Libya 52.73% 1999
3 Botswana 41.51% 2009
4 Singapore 38.04% 2012
5 Lesotho 36.38% 2008
6 Greece 36.1% 2005
7 India 35.89% 2011
8 Canada 35.39% 2010
9 Cuba 34.83% 2010
10 Malaysia 34.45% 2010
11 Ukraine 34.41% 2011
12 Guinea 33.39% 2012
13 Samoa 33.22% 2001
14 British Virgin Islands 33.11% 2007
15 Hong Kong 33.02% 2012
16 Kuwait 32.6% 2006
17 Seychelles 32.51% 2011
18 Barbados 32.51% 2010
19 Eritrea 31.9% 2004
20 Turkey 31.9% 2006
21 Finland 31.85% 2010
22 Equatorial Guinea 31.42% 2002
23 Norway 29.63% 2010
24 Serbia 29.19% 2011
25 Sweden 29.02% 2010
26 Bolivia 28.76% 2011
27 Tanzania 28.3% 2010
28 Romania 28.28% 2009
29 Tunisia 28.17% 2010
30 Netherlands 28.05% 2010
31 Austria 27.71% 2010
32 Denmark 27.64% 2009
33 Iran 27.63% 2012
34 New Zealand 27.41% 2011
35 Central African Republic 27.29% 2011
36 Germany 27.16% 2010
37 Algeria 26.97% 2008
38 Oman 26.88% 2009
39 Uruguay 26.83% 2011
40 Ecuador 26.66% 2012
41 Malawi 26.63% 2011
42 Lebanon 26.49% 2011
43 Nicaragua 26.05% 2010
44 Ghana 25.95% 2010
45 Zambia 25.75% 2005
46 United States 25.65% 2010
47 Switzerland 25.31% 2010
48 Senegal 24.57% 2010
49 Brunei 24.38% 2010
50 Syria 24.22% 2009
51 Slovenia 24.05% 2010
52 Democratic Republic of the Congo 24% 2010
53 China 23.98% 1999
54 Lithuania 23.56% 2010
55 Spain 23.43% 2010
56 Sierra Leone 23.22% 2012
57 Russia 23.11% 2008
58 Namibia 23.09% 2010
59 Zimbabwe 22.82% 2010
60 Malta 22.81% 2010
61 Poland 22.77% 2010
62 France 22.63% 2010
63 Venezuela 22.6% 2009
64 Czech Republic 22.53% 2010
65 Australia 22.28% 2010
66 Panama 22.24% 2011
67 Ireland 22.22% 2010
68 Belgium 22.17% 2010
69 Jamaica 21.84% 2010
70 Chile 21.79% 2011
71 Estonia 21.74% 2010
72 Tonga 21.72% 2004
73 Iceland 21.46% 2010
74 Mali 21.31% 2011
75 Palau 20.66% 2001
76 Colombia 20.61% 2011
77 Burundi 20.58% 2012
78 Cyprus 20.46% 2010
79 Morocco 20.18% 2009
80 Burkina Faso 20.18% 2011
81 Portugal 20.15% 2010
82 Hungary 20.11% 2010
83 Guam 19.88% 1976
84 Argentina 19.86% 2010
85 East Timor 19.79% 2011
86 Costa Rica 19.71% 2009
87 Mexico 19.66% 2010
88 Slovakia 19.63% 2010
89 Japan 19.47% 2011
90 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 19.3% 1996
91 Georgia 19.17% 2012
92 Burma 19.12% 2011
93 Indonesia 18.95% 2011
94 Italy 18.76% 2010
95 Jordan 18.66% 1999
96 Paraguay 18.54% 2010
97 Croatia 18.32% 2010
98 Belarus 17.87% 2012
99 Sri Lanka 17.76% 2011
100 Moldova 17.56% 2012
101 Peru 17.43% 2011
102 South Korea 17.06% 2009
103 Saudi Arabia 16.94% 1998
104 Israel 16.88% 2010
105 Cape Verde 16.57% 2011
106 Djibouti 16.5% 2010
107 Brazil 16.4% 2010
108 United Kingdom 16.39% 2010
109 Chad 16.28% 2011
110 Togo 16.02% 2011
111 Latvia 15.88% 2010
112 Benin 15.6% 2010
113 Kyrgyzstan 15.52% 2010
114 Kenya 15.42% 2006
115 Madagascar 15.2% 2012
116 Cameroon 15.09% 2011
117 Republic of Macedonia 15.01% 2002
118 Bulgaria 14.81% 2010
119 Vietnam 14.72% 2010
120 Marshall Islands 14.7% 2002
121 Azerbaijan 14.63% 2011
122 Comoros 14.61% 2008
123 Cambodia 14.54% 2010
124 Dominican Republic 14.54% 2007
125 Niger 14.37% 2011
126 Thailand 13.83% 2011
127 Bangladesh 13.5% 2009
128 Bermuda 13.48% 2010
129 Rwanda 13.27% 2012
130 Aruba 13.22% 2011
131 Kazakhstan 13.13% 2009
132 Fiji 12.96% 2011
133 Swaziland 12.84% 2011
134 Mauritania 12.83% 2011
135 Guatemala 12.83% 2012
136 Laos 12.63% 2002
137 Mozambique 12.14% 2006
138 Philippines 11.96% 2009
139 South Africa 11.88% 2010
140 Uganda 11.45% 2012
141 Armenia 11.29% 2011
142 American Samoa 11.18% 2006
143 Bhutan 11.04% 2011
144 Virgin Islands 11% 1978
145 San Marino 10.76% 2011
146 Nepal 10.65% 2010
147 Gabon 9.81% 1998
148 Grenada 9.77% 2003
149 Liechtenstein 9.09% 2007
150 Angola 8.7% 2006
151 Belize 8.67% 2010
152 Tajikistan 8.4% 2011
153 El Salvador 8.39% 2011
154 Mauritius 7.85% 2012
155 Gambia 7.36% 2012
156 Antigua and Barbuda 7.35% 2009
157 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.01% 2010
158 Maldives 6.63% 2011
159 Vanuatu 5.86% 2008
160 Montserrat 5.51% 2001
161 Guyana 5.06% 2012
162 Saint Lucia 5.01% 2011
163 Mongolia 3.83% 2011
164 Liberia 3.56% 2012
165 Ethiopia 3.54% 2010
166 Anguilla 2.85% 2008
167 Martinique 1.51% 1993
168 New Caledonia 1.36% 1993
169 Guadeloupe 1.12% 1993
170 French Polynesia 1.09% 1993
171 French Guiana 0.244% 1993
=172 Cook Islands 0.0 2011
=172 Monaco 0.0 2011
=172 Solomon Islands 0.0 2010
=172 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.0 2005
=172 Cayman Islands 0.0 2005
=172 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0 2002
=172 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.0 2001
=172 Dominica 0.0 2000
=172 Federated States of Micronesia 0.0 1999
=172 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.0 1993

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Education > College and university > Share of total education spending: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > College and university > Share of total education spending

  • Macau has had the highest college and university > share of total education spending since 2010.
  • Guinea has ranked in the top 2 for college and university > share of total education spending since 2010.
  • Canada has ranked in the top 5 for college and university > share of total education spending since 1998.
  • New Caledonia has ranked in the top 2 for college and university > share of total education spending since 1992.
  • French Polynesia has ranked in the top 4 for college and university > share of total education spending since 1984.
  • Guam has ranked in the top 2 for college and university > share of total education spending since 1975.
  • Virgin Islands has ranked in the top 3 for college and university > share of total education spending since 1975.
  • Lesotho has ranked in the top 3 for college and university > share of total education spending since 2005.
  • India has ranked in the top 3 for college and university > share of total education spending since 2010.
  • Samoa has ranked in the top 3 for college and university > share of total education spending since 1999.
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