Ireland - General Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, Ireland General Government Expenditure on Education fell by 6.7points year on year. With 3.06 Percent of GDP in 2019, the country was ranked number 28 comparing other countries in General Government Expenditure on Education. Costa Rica topped the ranking 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 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 3.06
2018 3.19
2017 3.22
2016 3.33
2015 3.30
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How does Ireland 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
27 #27
Japan
3.28 % 2019 -0.6 % -1.7 % View data
28 #28
Ireland
3.06 % 2019 -4.1 % -6.7 % View data
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