Primary to Tertiary Education Expenditure from Public Sources

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

  1. Denmark Primary to Tertiary Education Expenditure from Public Sources jumped by 0.6points in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Denmark Primary to Tertiary Education Expenditure from Public Sources increased 1.1points year on year reaching 6.33 Percent of GDP.
  3. In 2016 Costa Rica was ranked number 1 in Primary to Tertiary Education Expenditure from Public Sources.
  4. In 2015 Indonesia was ranked number 40 in Primary to Tertiary Education Expenditure from Public Sources to 3.01 Percent of GDP, compared to 42 in 2014.

Top Countries in Primary to Tertiary Education Expenditure from Public Sources

# 42 Countries Percent of GDP Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Costa Rica
6.33 % 2016 -3.6 % +0.6 % View data
2 #2
Denmark
6.33 % 2018 +0.6 % +1.1 % View data
3 #3
Norway
6.25 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
4 #4
Finland
5.67 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
5 #5
Iceland
5.49 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.1 % View data
6 #6
South Africa
5.45 % 2014 +1.6 % NA View data
7 #7
Belgium
5.40 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
8 #8
Brazil
5.02 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
9 #9
Sweden
5.02 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
10 #10
Israel
4.92 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.9 % View data
11 #11
New Zealand
4.69 % 2015 +0.3 % -1.4 % View data
12 #12
Switzerland
4.63 % 2018 +0.5 % -0.1 % View data
13 #13
Austria
4.61 % 2015 +0.3 % -0.3 % View data
14 #14
France
4.52 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
15 #15
Netherlands
4.41 % 2018 +0.3 % -0.3 % View data
16 #16
Latvia
4.31 % 2018 +0.3 % +2.2 % View data
17 #17
Canada
4.28 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.5 % View data
17 #17
South Korea
4.28 % 2018 +0.7 % -0.3 % View data
19 #19
Mexico
4.26 % 2018 +0.5 % +1.0 % View data
20 #20
United Kingdom
4.25 % 2015 -6.7 % -2.5 % View data
21 #21
Portugal
4.21 % 2018 -0.1 % -1.4 % View data
22 #22
Turkey
3.99 % 2018 +1.3 % +0.6 % View data
23 #23
United States
3.99 % 2018 -1.0 % -1.0 % View data
24 #24
Poland
3.98 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.7 % View data
25 #25
Australia
3.93 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
26 #26
Colombia
3.87 % 2016 -1.8 % -1.8 % View data
27 #27
Estonia
3.86 % 2018 -1.3 % -2.3 % View data
28 #28
Slovakia
3.85 % 2018 +1.7 % +3.6 % View data
29 #29
Chile
3.80 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.9 % View data
30 #30
Slovenia
3.79 % 2018 -1.0 % -2.3 % View data
31 #31
Germany
3.64 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.4 % View data
32 #32
Spain
3.43 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.7 % View data
33 #33
Greece
3.38 % 2015 +2.1 % NA View data
34 #34
Lithuania
3.31 % 2018 -1.8 % -2.9 % View data
35 #35
Luxembourg
3.28 % 2015 -2.0 % -2.5 % View data
36 #36
Italy
3.27 % 2018 -0.8 % -1.2 % View data
37 #37
Czech Republic
3.18 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.8 % View data
38 #38
Hungary
3.13 % 2018 -1.0 % +0.2 % View data
39 #39
Ireland
3.05 % 2018 -4.7 % -8.4 % View data
40 #40
Indonesia
3.01 % 2015 NA -1.1 % View data
41 #41
Japan
2.94 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.7 % View data
42 #42
Russia
2.59 % 2018 -0.5 % -2.0 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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