United States - General Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, United States General Government Expenditure on Education decreased by 0.6points year on year. At 5.95 Percent of GDP in 2019, the country was number 8 among other countries in General Government Expenditure on Education. United States is overtaken by Estonia, which was number 7 with 6.02 Percent of GDP and is followed by Latvia at 5.8 Percent of GDP. Costa Rica lead 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 recorded the worst performance at -6.7points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 5.95
2018 5.95
2017 6.05
2016 6.12
2015 6.10
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How does United States 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
7 #7
Estonia
6.02 % 2019 -2.8 % +1.9 % 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
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