United Kingdom - General Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, United Kingdom General Government Expenditure on Education fell by 2.1points year on year. At 4.82 Percent of GDP in 2019, the country was number 19 comparing other countries in General Government Expenditure on Education. United Kingdom is overtaken by Colombia, which was number 18 with 4.84 Percent of GDP and is followed by Austria with 4.77 Percent of GDP. Costa Rica topped the ranking with 8.1 Percent of GDP in 2019, +0.7points versus 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 recorded the worst performance at -6.7points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 4.82
2018 4.84
2017 4.94
2016 5.09
2015 5.23
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How does United Kingdom 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
18 #18
Colombia
4.84 % 2017 +6.2 % +2.6 % 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
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