General Government Expenditure on Education

This key economic indicator for the Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. Denmark General Government Expenditure on Education increased 1.8points in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Costa Rica General Government Expenditure on Education rose 1.2points year on year attaining 8.04 Percent of GDP.
  3. In 2018 Sweden was ranked number 3 in General Government Expenditure on Education.
  4. In 2016 Chile was number 14 in General Government Expenditure on Education reaching 5.22 Percent of GDP, jumping from 18 in 2015.

Top Countries in General Government Expenditure on Education

# 27 Countries Percent of GDP Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Costa Rica
8.04 % 2018 -0.3 % +1.2 % View data
2 #2
Israel
6.96 % 2018 -0.7 % +0.1 % View data
3 #3
Sweden
6.73 % 2018 -0.5 % +0.5 % View data
4 #4
Denmark
6.60 % 2018 +1.8 % -0.8 % View data
5 #5
Belgium
6.37 % 2018 +0.6 % -0.1 % View data
6 #6
United States
6.01 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.8 % View data
7 #7
Finland
5.77 % 2018 +1.5 % -2.1 % View data
8 #8
Estonia
5.72 % 2018 -1.5 % -1.0 % View data
9 #9
Latvia
5.69 % 2018 -1.2 % -0.2 % View data
10 #10
Switzerland
5.66 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.6 % View data
11 #11
Norway
5.62 % 2018 +0.4 % +2.8 % View data
12 #12
Slovenia
5.38 % 2018 -0.9 % -3.7 % View data
13 #13
Australia
5.31 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.8 % View data
14 #14
Chile
5.22 % 2016 +10.8 % +7.7 % View data
15 #15
Hungary
4.99 % 2018 -1.4 % +1.7 % View data
16 #16
Lithuania
4.90 % 2018 -0.1 % -2.7 % View data
17 #17
Poland
4.87 % 2018 -0.6 % -1.6 % View data
18 #18
Austria
4.85 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.7 % View data
19 #19
Colombia
4.84 % 2017 +6.2 % +2.6 % View data
20 #20
Luxembourg
4.61 % 2018 -1.6 % -2.1 % View data
21 #21
United Kingdom
4.60 % 2018 -0.2 % -2.4 % View data
22 #22
Czech Republic
4.58 % 2018 -0.9 % -2.1 % View data
23 #23
Germany
4.11 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.8 % View data
24 #24
Slovakia
3.83 % 2018 +1.1 % -0.6 % View data
25 #25
Italy
3.78 % 2018 -1.1 % -1.6 % View data
26 #26
Japan
3.32 % 2018 -0.0 % -1.5 % View data
27 #27
Ireland
3.13 % 2018 -3.0 % -8.0 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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