Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student

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

  1. In 2018, Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student in Cyprus increased 1.9points compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 United Kingdom Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student increased 2.7points year on year close to 26.58 Percent of GDP per Capita.
  3. In 2018 Cyprus was number 4 in Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student.
  4. In 2016 Grenada was number 1 in Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student close to 47.51 Percent of GDP per Capita, from 100 in 2015.

Top Countries in Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student

# 119 Countries Percent of GDP per Capita Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Grenada
47.51 % 2016 NA NA View data
2 #2
Serbia
46.55 % 2015 NA -3.0 % View data
3 #3
Moldova
39.01 % 2018 +1.5 % NA View data
4 #4
Cyprus
34.45 % 2018 +1.9 % +1.8 % View data
5 #5
Oman
30.58 % 2017 -1.3 % NA View data
6 #6
South Korea
30.38 % 2015 NA NA View data
7 #7
Latvia
27.69 % 2018 +0.5 % -5.1 % View data
8 #8
United Kingdom
26.58 % 2018 +1.9 % +2.7 % View data
9 #9
Costa Rica
26.27 % 2018 +1.7 % +1.3 % View data
10 #10
Ukraine
26.07 % 2018 -0.8 % -4.2 % View data
11 #11
Malta
25.44 % 2018 +1.1 % -2.3 % View data
12 #12
Switzerland
25.31 % 2018 +0.7 % -1.2 % View data
13 #13
Denmark
25.13 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.2 % View data
14 #14
Poland
24.22 % 2018 -0.1 % -1.4 % View data
15 #15
Slovenia
24.05 % 2018 -1.8 % -3.3 % View data
16 #16
Bolivia
23.91 % 2018 +2.0 % +8.0 % View data
17 #17
Iceland
23.58 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.4 % View data
18 #18
Portugal
23.52 % 2018 +0.8 % -0.3 % View data
19 #19
Thailand
23.30 % 2013 -15.4 % +4.2 % View data
20 #20
Japan
23.18 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
21 #21
Jamaica
23.09 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
22 #22
Austria
22.90 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
23 #23
Finland
22.72 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.9 % View data
24 #24
Bulgaria
22.36 % 2013 +22.4 % -0.2 % View data
25 #25
Belgium
22.07 % 2015 -0.7 % NA View data
26 #26
Norway
21.48 % 2018 +0.7 % +1.5 % View data
27 #27
Israel
21.35 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
28 #28
Italy
21.31 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
29 #29
Brazil
21.21 % 2018 +1.6 % +1.4 % View data
30 #30
Slovakia
21.15 % 2018 +1.4 % +2.2 % View data
31 #31
Honduras
21.10 % 2013 NA +2.7 % View data
32 #32
Sweden
20.91 % 2018 -0.9 % -1.2 % View data
33 #33
Vietnam
20.91 % 2013 +1.4 % +3.3 % View data
34 #34
Barbados
20.67 % 2016 NA NA View data
35 #35
Luxembourg
19.96 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
36 #36
Morocco
19.56 % 2013 +3.1 % +4.5 % View data
37 #37
Zimbabwe
19.51 % 2013 +3.3 % NA View data
38 #38
United States
19.35 % 2018 -0.8 % -0.4 % View data
39 #39
Eswatini
19.26 % 2014 NA NA View data
40 #40
New Zealand
19.11 % 2016 +4.2 % NA View data
41 #41
Lithuania
18.80 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.2 % View data
42 #42
Australia
18.72 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
43 #43
Venezuela
18.55 % 2015 NA NA View data
44 #44
Puerto Rico
18.54 % 2014 -4.1 % NA View data
45 #45
Colombia
18.26 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.5 % View data
46 #46
Germany
17.97 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
47 #47
Estonia
17.92 % 2018 -1.4 % -5.0 % View data
48 #48
Togo
17.79 % 2018 +3.0 % +5.4 % View data
49 #49
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
17.71 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.2 % View data
50 #50
Chile
17.70 % 2018 +1.7 % +2.4 % View data
51 #51
South Africa
17.63 % 2017 NA -1.6 % View data
52 #52
France
17.53 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
53 #53
Comoros
17.29 % 2014 +18.3 % NA View data
54 #54
Cabo Verde
17.22 % 2018 +0.7 % +3.1 % View data
55 #55
Hungary
17.16 % 2018 -1.4 % -4.9 % View data
56 #56
Spain
16.87 % 2018 -0.9 % -0.9 % View data
57 #57
Burkina Faso
16.77 % 2018 -0.6 % -1.6 % View data
58 #58
Malaysia
16.67 % 2018 +1.5 % +0.7 % View data
59 #59
Aruba
16.52 % 2014 -4.3 % NA View data
60 #60
Senegal
16.27 % 2018 -1.1 % -3.8 % View data
61 #61
El Salvador
16.11 % 2018 +2.8 % +5.6 % View data
62 #62
Belize
16.10 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
63 #63
Argentina
15.89 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.9 % View data
64 #64
Dominican Republic
15.88 % 2018 +6.5 % +3.0 % View data
65 #65
Maldives
15.78 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
66 #66
Czech Republic
15.68 % 2018 +1.1 % +0.4 % View data
67 #67
Mauritius
15.66 % 2018 -0.5 % +6.5 % View data
68 #68
Mexico
15.39 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
69 #69
Hong Kong
15.11 % 2018 +1.1 % +0.5 % View data
70 #70
Dominica
14.99 % 2015 NA -0.2 % View data
71 #71
Kuwait
14.67 % 2014 NA NA View data
72 #72
Niger
14.47 % 2018 +10.6 % -6.2 % View data
73 #73
Turkey
14.34 % 2015 -1.6 % +2.6 % View data
74 #74
Bhutan
13.99 % 2018 +3.0 % +11.0 % View data
75 #75
Mongolia
13.66 % 2018 +6.2 % +0.9 % View data
76 #76
Indonesia
13.37 % 2018 +1.0 % +2.3 % View data
77 #77
Jordan
13.28 % 2017 -9.7 % NA View data
78 #78
Vanuatu
13.20 % 2015 NA NA View data
79 #79
Nepal
12.89 % 2018 -0.2 % +2.3 % View data
80 #80
Andorra
12.83 % 2018 +0.9 % -3.8 % View data
81 #81
Mozambique
12.82 % 2013 -0.4 % NA View data
82 #82
Ivory Coast
12.67 % 2018 -1.1 % -0.8 % View data
83 #83
Fiji
12.55 % 2013 NA NA View data
84 #84
Gambia
12.50 % 2018 +1.8 % +4.3 % View data
85 #85
Ireland
12.30 % 2018 -2.1 % -5.8 % View data
86 #86
Peru
12.28 % 2018 +3.8 % +1.7 % View data
87 #87
Saint Lucia
12.14 % 2018 +12.5 % -3.8 % View data
88 #88
Burundi
11.65 % 2013 -3.3 % -3.3 % View data
89 #89
Sao Tome and Principe
11.60 % 2014 -31.9 % NA View data
90 #90
Guatemala
11.47 % 2018 +0.9 % +4.2 % View data
91 #91
Armenia
11.22 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
92 #92
Bahrain
11.16 % 2015 +8.1 % NA View data
93 #93
Kenya
10.79 % 2015 +3.1 % NA View data
94 #94
Laos
10.59 % 2018 +3.8 % +1.4 % View data
95 #95
Sri Lanka
10.58 % 2018 +4.6 % +19.5 % View data
96 #96
Iran
10.52 % 2018 -6.2 % +6.1 % View data
97 #97
Mali
10.40 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.1 % View data
98 #98
Mauritania
10.24 % 2018 +0.0 % +3.1 % View data
99 #99
Tanzania
10.23 % 2014 NA +3.9 % View data
100 #100
India
9.77 % 2013 +4.1 % NA View data
101 #101
Malawi
9.59 % 2018 +2.8 % +3.4 % View data
102 #102
Pakistan
9.56 % 2016 +24.3 % +6.2 % View data
103 #103
Afghanistan
9.44 % 2018 -2.6 % +0.5 % View data
104 #104
Ecuador
9.34 % 2018 -1.3 % -4.5 % View data
105 #105
Bangladesh
9.31 % 2016 NA +2.3 % View data
106 #106
British Virgin Islands
9.08 % 2015 NA -7.3 % View data
107 #107
Samoa
8.97 % 2016 NA NA View data
108 #108
Brunei
8.93 % 2016 NA NA View data
109 #109
Benin
8.78 % 2018 -2.1 % -3.6 % View data
110 #110
Bermuda
8.19 % 2015 -3.2 % -7.3 % View data
111 #111
Democratic Republic of the Congo
7.83 % 2013 NA +33.9 % View data
112 #112
Guinea
7.35 % 2018 +2.0 % +0.1 % View data
113 #113
Uganda
6.25 % 2018 +1.4 % +2.9 % View data
114 #114
Saint Kitts and Nevis
5.90 % 2015 NA NA View data
115 #115
Ghana
5.65 % 2018 -11.3 % -8.0 % View data
116 #116
Cambodia
5.47 % 2018 +0.6 % -0.0 % View data
117 #117
Rwanda
5.23 % 2018 -3.5 % -4.8 % View data
118 #118
South Sudan
5.08 % 2016 NA +6.3 % View data
119 #119
Sierra Leone
4.80 % 2017 -15.9 % -9.0 % View data

Source: World Bank

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