Latvia - General Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, Latvia General Government Expenditure on Education decreased by 0.3points year on year. At 5.8 Percent of GDP in 2019, the country was number 9 comparing other countries in General Government Expenditure on Education. Latvia is overtaken by United States, which was ranked number 8 with 5.95 Percent of GDP and is followed by Switzerland with 5.61 Percent of GDP. Costa Rica topped the ranking with 8.1 Percent of GDP in 2019, +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 witnessed the worst performance at -6.7points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 5.80
2018 5.84
2017 5.80
2016 5.46
2015 5.91
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How does Latvia 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
8 #8
United States
5.95 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.6 % View data
9 #9
Latvia
5.80 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.3 % View data
10 #10
Switzerland
5.61 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.4 % View data
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