Sweden - Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, Sweden Government Expenditure on Education jumped by 0.6points year on year. At 7.9 Percent of GDP in 2019, the country was number 3 among other countries in Government Expenditure on Education. Sweden is overtaken by Norway, which was ranked number 2 at 8.13 Percent of GDP and is followed by Iceland at 7.65 Percent of GDP. Sierra Leone witnessed the best average annual growth at +19.9points per year, while Niger witnessed the worst performance at -7.2points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 7.90
2018 7.83
2017 7.76
2016 7.67
2015 7.55
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How does Sweden rank in Government Expenditure on Education?

# 140 Countries Percent of GDP Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Federated States of Micronesia
12.46 % 2015 NA NA View data
2 #2
Norway
8.13 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
3 #3
Sweden
7.90 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.6 % View data
4 #4
Iceland
7.65 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.1 % View data
5 #5
Denmark
7.63 % 2014 -10.1 % -2.0 % View data
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