Australia - General Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, Australia General Government Expenditure on Education rose 0.5points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 14 comparing other countries in General Government Expenditure on Education with 5.33 Percent of GDP. Australia is overtaken by Slovenia, which was ranked number 13 at 5.33 Percent of GDP and is followed by Chile at 5.22 Percent of GDP. Costa Rica topped the ranking with 8.1 Percent of GDP in 2019, that is +0.7points compared to 2018. Iceland, Israel and Sweden respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Chile recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7.7points per year, while Ireland was the worst growing country at -6.7points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 5.33
2018 5.31
2017 5.29
2016 5.28
2015 5.29
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How does Australia rank 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
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
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