Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student

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

  1. Cyprus Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student was up 1.6points in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2011 Oman Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student grew 15.3points year on year to 31.77 Percent of GDP per Capita.
  3. In 2019 Ukraine was number 6 in Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student.
  4. In 2015 Serbia was number 1 in Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student to 43.65 Percent of GDP per Capita, compared to 97 in 2014.

Top Countries in Government Expenditure in Primary Education per Student

# 115 Countries Percent of GDP per Capita Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Serbia
43.65 % 2015 NA -3.1 % View data
2 #2
Djibouti
37.32 % 2016 NA NA View data
3 #3
Cyprus
33.91 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.1 % View data
4 #4
Moldova
32.45 % 2019 -0.3 % -2.4 % View data
5 #5
Oman
31.77 % 2016 NA +15.3 % View data
6 #6
Ukraine
29.24 % 2019 +0.2 % +1.6 % View data
7 #7
South Korea
27.85 % 2016 NA NA View data
8 #8
United Kingdom
25.60 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.7 % View data
9 #9
Switzerland
25.52 % 2019 +0.7 % -0.7 % View data
10 #10
Malta
25.42 % 2019 +1.0 % -1.3 % View data
11 #11
Latvia
25.25 % 2019 -0.4 % -1.6 % View data
12 #12
Denmark
25.05 % 2014 -1.3 % -2.2 % View data
13 #13
Portugal
23.70 % 2019 +0.8 % -0.1 % View data
14 #14
Bolivia
23.48 % 2014 +44.3 % +1.6 % View data
15 #15
Austria
23.35 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.7 % View data
16 #16
Poland
23.15 % 2019 -0.5 % -2.3 % View data
17 #17
Jamaica
22.52 % 2019 +3.8 % -0.9 % View data
18 #18
Finland
22.43 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
19 #19
Slovenia
22.37 % 2019 -2.3 % -3.9 % View data
20 #20
Norway
22.09 % 2019 +0.8 % +2.1 % View data
21 #21
Iceland
22.01 % 2019 -0.6 % -1.8 % View data
22 #22
Slovakia
21.89 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.9 % View data
23 #23
Belgium
21.88 % 2016 -0.7 % -1.1 % View data
24 #24
Costa Rica
21.63 % 2019 +3.8 % -3.0 % View data
25 #25
Israel
21.56 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.8 % View data
26 #26
Brazil
21.36 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.9 % View data
27 #27
Sweden
21.12 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.7 % View data
28 #28
Barbados
20.75 % 2016 NA NA View data
29 #29
Lesotho
20.71 % 2018 NA NA View data
30 #30
New Zealand
20.32 % 2016 +10.8 % NA View data
31 #31
Luxembourg
20.28 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
32 #32
Greece
20.27 % 2016 +0.3 % NA View data
33 #33
Estonia
20.04 % 2019 -0.7 % -2.2 % View data
34 #34
Lithuania
19.84 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.4 % View data
35 #35
Italy
19.49 % 2019 -1.0 % -1.7 % View data
36 #36
United States
19.34 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.5 % View data
37 #37
Australia
19.24 % 2019 +0.2 % +1.1 % View data
38 #38
Chile
18.88 % 2019 +1.9 % +5.9 % View data
39 #39
Puerto Rico
18.54 % 2014 -4.1 % NA View data
40 #40
Hungary
18.20 % 2019 -0.8 % +4.6 % View data
41 #41
South Africa
17.94 % 2018 +1.6 % NA View data
42 #42
Venezuela
17.91 % 2015 NA NA View data
43 #43
Germany
17.79 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.1 % View data
44 #44
Togo
17.67 % 2019 +2.9 % +4.4 % View data
45 #45
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
17.55 % 2019 +0.3 % -0.8 % View data
46 #46
Singapore
17.52 % 2017 NA NA View data
47 #47
Colombia
17.43 % 2019 +2.6 % +0.5 % View data
48 #48
Aruba
17.08 % 2014 -1.6 % NA View data
49 #49
Maldives
17.05 % 2019 +0.8 % +2.4 % View data
50 #50
Cape Verde
16.79 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
51 #51
Burkina Faso
16.77 % 2019 -0.7 % -3.7 % View data
52 #52
Belize
16.70 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.4 % View data
53 #53
Spain
16.68 % 2019 -0.9 % -0.8 % View data
54 #54
Netherlands
16.67 % 2016 -1.1 % NA View data
55 #55
El Salvador
16.61 % 2019 +3.1 % +4.8 % View data
56 #56
Dominican Republic
16.57 % 2019 +2.4 % +2.3 % View data
57 #57
Malaysia
16.52 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.9 % View data
58 #58
Swaziland
16.46 % 2014 NA NA View data
59 #59
Mauritius
16.03 % 2019 +3.0 % +3.8 % View data
60 #60
Seychelles
15.88 % 2019 +2.6 % +0.0 % View data
61 #61
Argentina
15.46 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.4 % View data
62 #62
Saint Lucia
15.28 % 2019 +3.9 % -0.8 % View data
63 #63
Mongolia
14.80 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.0 % View data
64 #64
Dominica
14.64 % 2015 NA -0.6 % View data
65 #65
Czech Republic
14.53 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.8 % View data
66 #66
Liberia
14.50 % 2016 +267.7 % NA View data
67 #67
Kuwait
14.38 % 2014 NA NA View data
68 #68
Mexico
14.29 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.1 % View data
69 #69
Vanuatu
13.53 % 2015 NA NA View data
70 #70
Indonesia
13.52 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.9 % View data
71 #71
Jordan
13.31 % 2018 -1.7 % NA View data
72 #72
Ivory Coast
13.27 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.8 % View data
73 #73
Bhutan
12.85 % 2014 +66.0 % +8.0 % View data
74 #74
Uruguay
12.64 % 2017 +2.0 % NA View data
75 #75
Niger
12.52 % 2019 -7.8 % -15.8 % View data
76 #76
Andorra
12.43 % 2019 +1.0 % -0.9 % View data
77 #77
Sierra Leone
12.37 % 2018 +159.9 % +15.0 % View data
78 #78
Nepal
12.04 % 2019 -0.7 % -1.6 % View data
79 #79
Mali
12.01 % 2019 +1.0 % -0.4 % View data
80 #80
Guatemala
12.00 % 2019 +1.0 % +4.7 % View data
81 #81
Sao Tome and Principe
11.87 % 2014 -32.2 % NA View data
82 #82
Paraguay
11.67 % 2016 NA +6.2 % View data
83 #83
Peru
11.64 % 2019 +3.7 % -1.0 % View data
84 #84
Bahrain
11.16 % 2015 +8.2 % NA View data
85 #85
Ireland
11.11 % 2019 -2.9 % -6.3 % View data
86 #86
Kenya
10.95 % 2015 +3.0 % NA View data
87 #87
Senegal
10.77 % 2019 -1.3 % -6.0 % View data
88 #88
Iran
10.45 % 2019 +0.3 % +6.2 % View data
89 #89
Armenia
10.39 % 2019 -0.4 % NA View data
90 #90
Afghanistan
10.05 % 2019 -1.0 % -3.0 % View data
91 #91
Mauritania
9.91 % 2019 +0.0 % NA View data
92 #92
Benin
9.83 % 2019 -1.2 % -0.7 % View data
93 #93
Comoros
9.76 % 2014 +20.4 % NA View data
94 #94
Tanzania
9.52 % 2014 NA +3.6 % View data
95 #95
Sri Lanka
9.41 % 2019 +18.8 % +7.8 % View data
96 #96
Malawi
9.33 % 2019 +2.5 % +0.1 % View data
97 #97
Ecuador
9.16 % 2019 -1.4 % -2.3 % View data
98 #98
Laos
9.10 % 2014 -8.6 % +15.8 % View data
99 #99
Samoa
8.97 % 2016 NA NA View data
100 #100
Brunei
8.87 % 2016 NA NA View data
101 #101
East Timor
8.34 % 2014 +96.3 % +10.0 % View data
102 #102
Grenada
8.18 % 2017 NA NA View data
103 #103
Pakistan
8.10 % 2015 -5.0 % NA View data
104 #104
Bermuda
8.05 % 2015 -4.9 % -7.6 % View data
105 #105
Gambia
7.77 % 2019 -3.0 % -2.6 % View data
106 #106
Ethiopia
7.72 % 2019 -1.0 % -1.9 % View data
107 #107
Guinea
7.07 % 2019 +1.6 % +3.1 % View data
108 #108
Cambodia
6.64 % 2014 -3.5 % +4.9 % View data
109 #109
Romania
6.34 % 2019 -7.6 % -6.8 % View data
110 #110
Uganda
5.62 % 2014 +8.8 % NA View data
111 #111
Saint Kitts and Nevis
5.22 % 2015 NA NA View data
112 #112
South Sudan
4.58 % 2016 NA +6.0 % View data
113 #113
Rwanda
4.17 % 2019 -1.9 % NA View data
114 #114
Monaco
3.20 % 2019 -1.4 % -1.7 % View data
115 #115
Ghana
3.13 % 2018 -25.1 % -15.5 % View data

Source: World Bank

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