Austria - General Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, Austria General Government Expenditure on Education decreased by 0.7points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 20 comparing other countries in General Government Expenditure on Education with 4.77 Percent of GDP. Austria is overtaken by United Kingdom, which was ranked number 19 with 4.82 Percent of GDP and is followed by Czech Republic with 4.47 Percent of GDP. Costa Rica ranked the highest with 8.1 Percent of GDP in 2019, an increase of 0.7points compared to 2018. Iceland, Israel and Sweden respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Chile witnessed the best average annual 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 4.77
2018 4.78
2017 4.84
2016 4.90
2015 4.93
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How does Austria 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
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
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