United Kingdom - Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, United Kingdom Government Expenditure on Education fell by 0.1points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 31 comparing other countries in Government Expenditure on Education with 5.65 Percent of GDP. United Kingdom is overtaken by Malta, which was number 30 at 5.65 Percent of GDP and is followed by Argentina with 5.65 Percent of GDP. Norway, Sweden and Iceland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Sierra Leone recorded the best 5 years average 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 5.65
2018 5.62
2017 5.58
2016 5.49
2015 5.61
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How does United Kingdom 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
30 #30
Malta
5.65 % 2019 -1.0 % -4.8 % View data
31 #31
United Kingdom
5.65 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.1 % View data
32 #32
Argentina
5.65 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.0 % View data
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