General Government Expenditure on Education

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

  1. In 2019, General Government Expenditure on Education in Costa Rica was up 0.7points compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Costa Rica General Government Expenditure on Education grew 1.5points year on year attaining 8.1 Percent of GDP.
  3. In 2019 Sweden was number 4 in General Government Expenditure on Education.
  4. In 2016 Chile was number 15 in General Government Expenditure on Education reaching 5.22 Percent of GDP, compared to 19 in 2015.

Top Countries in General Government Expenditure on Education

# 28 Countries Percent of GDP Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Costa Rica
8.10 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.5 % View data
2 #2
Iceland
7.34 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.1 % View data
3 #3
Israel
7.15 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.6 % View data
4 #4
Sweden
6.85 % 2019 -0.6 % +1.0 % View data
5 #5
Denmark
6.45 % 2019 +0.4 % -2.0 % View data
6 #6
Belgium
6.25 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.2 % View data
7 #7
Estonia
6.02 % 2019 -2.8 % +1.9 % View data
8 #8
United States
5.95 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.6 % View data
9 #9
Latvia
5.80 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.3 % View data
10 #10
Switzerland
5.61 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.4 % View data
11 #11
Finland
5.50 % 2019 +0.1 % -2.8 % View data
12 #12
Norway
5.50 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.4 % View data
13 #13
Slovenia
5.33 % 2019 -1.4 % -2.3 % View data
14 #14
Australia
5.33 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
15 #15
Chile
5.22 % 2016 +10.8 % +7.7 % View data
16 #16
Hungary
5.09 % 2019 -0.6 % -0.5 % View data
17 #17
Poland
4.92 % 2019 -1.8 % -1.3 % View data
18 #18
Colombia
4.84 % 2017 +6.2 % +2.6 % View data
19 #19
United Kingdom
4.82 % 2019 -0.4 % -2.1 % View data
20 #20
Austria
4.77 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.7 % View data
21 #21
Czech Republic
4.47 % 2019 -3.7 % -2.6 % View data
22 #22
Lithuania
4.47 % 2019 -2.2 % -2.4 % View data
23 #23
Luxembourg
4.43 % 2019 -1.0 % -1.2 % View data
24 #24
Germany
4.15 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.8 % View data
25 #25
Slovakia
3.95 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.5 % View data
26 #26
Italy
3.90 % 2019 -1.3 % -0.7 % View data
27 #27
Japan
3.28 % 2019 -0.6 % -1.7 % View data
28 #28
Ireland
3.06 % 2019 -4.1 % -6.7 % View data

Source: OECD

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