Expenditure on education (% of GDP) by country - 2016

Expenditure on education (% of GDP) by country Updated 10-01-2016

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Expenditure on education (% of GDP)

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The map shows the indicator: Expenditure on education (% of GDP) . The data are for the different sovereign countries of the world.

Data source: The World Bank. The data correspond to the last date of registration provided by the source.

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Color of the countries with the lowest data: light red.

Color of the countries with the highest data: dark red.

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You will eventually find a ranking of the best and lowest records for sovereign countries. You can download the data per country in CSV format or view it below the article.

Definition (source World Bank):

Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

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Ranking of statistics – Expenditure on education (% of GDP)

The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1970 :

1 - Zimbabwe - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 44.33 % in 1994
2 - Lesotho - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 15.62 % in 2003
3 - Marshall Islands - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 14.54 % in 1999
4 - Kuwait - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 14.20 % in 1992
5 - Cuba - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 14.06 % in 2008

The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1970 :

1 - Turkey - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 0.00 % in 1998
2 - Equatorial Guinea - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 0.69 % in 2001
3 - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 0.70 % in 1984
4 - Dominican Republic - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 0.78 % in 1993
5 - Indonesia - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 0.83 % in 1989

Data table - Expenditure on education (% of GDP)

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Lesotho Lesotho 12.98 2008
2 Flag - Cuba Cuba 12.84 2010
3 Flag - Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 12.24 2003
4 Flag - Kiribati Kiribati 11.99 2001
5 Flag - Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 9.85 2010
6 Flag - Botswana Botswana 9.49 2009
7 Flag - São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 9.48 2010
8 Flag - East Timor East Timor 9.46 2011
9 Flag - Denmark Denmark 8.55 2011
10 Flag - Namibia Namibia 8.35 2010
11 Flag - Moldova Moldova 8.35 2012
12 Flag - Ghana Ghana 8.14 2011
13 Flag - Swaziland Swaziland 7.83 2011
14 Flag - Comoros Comoros 7.79 2008
15 Flag - Malawi Malawi 7.70 2013
16 Flag - Tuvalu Tuvalu 7.55 1990
17 Flag - Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 7.39 1977
18 Flag - Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 7.38 2012
19 Flag - New Zealand New Zealand 7.35 2012
20 Flag - Palau Palau 7.28 2002
21 Flag - Cyprus Cyprus 7.24 2011
22 Flag - Finland Finland 7.22 2012
23 Flag - Iceland Iceland 7.05 2011
24 Flag - Venezuela Venezuela 6.87 2009
25 Flag - Costa Rica Costa Rica 6.87 2013
26 Flag - Malta Malta 6.76 2012
27 Flag - Micronesia Micronesia 6.71 2000
28 Flag - Ukraine Ukraine 6.66 2012
29 Flag - Mozambique Mozambique 6.64 2013
30 Flag - Belize Belize 6.62 2010
31 Flag - Norway Norway 6.55 2011
32 Flag - Sweden Sweden 6.49 2011
33 Flag - Bolivia Bolivia 6.44 2012
34 Flag - Belgium Belgium 6.36 2011
35 Flag - Brazil Brazil 6.35 2012
36 Flag - Vietnam Vietnam 6.30 2012
37 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 6.26 2013
38 Flag - Morocco Morocco 6.25 2013
39 Flag - Tunisia Tunisia 6.22 2012
40 Flag - Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 6.22 2010
41 Flag - Maldives Maldives 6.19 2012
42 Flag - South Africa South Africa 6.00 2013
43 Flag - Malaysia Malaysia 5.93 2011
44 Flag - Honduras Honduras 5.86 2013
45 Flag - Ireland Ireland 5.85 2011
46 Flag - United Kingdom United Kingdom 5.75 2011
47 Flag - Israel Israel 5.63 2011
48 Flag - Austria Austria 5.62 2011
49 Flag - Barbados Barbados 5.61 2012
50 Flag - Senegal Senegal 5.60 2010
51 Flag - Bhutan Bhutan 5.59 2013
52 Flag - Slovenia Slovenia 5.57 2011
53 Flag - France France 5.52 2012
54 Flag - Kenya Kenya 5.51 2010
55 Flag - Netherlands Netherlands 5.51 2012
56 Flag - Mongolia Mongolia 5.48 2011
57 Flag - Burundi Burundi 5.41 2013
58 Flag - Belarus Belarus 5.28 2013
59 Flag - Canada Canada 5.27 2011
60 Flag - Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 5.25 1999
61 Flag - United States United States 5.22 2011
62 Flag - Lithuania Lithuania 5.17 2011
63 Flag - Mexico Mexico 5.15 2011
64 Flag - Samoa Samoa 5.14 2008
65 Flag - Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 5.14 2008
66 Flag - Argentina Argentina 5.14 2012
67 Flag - Syria Syria 5.13 2009
68 Flag - Portugal Portugal 5.12 2011
69 Flag - Estonia Estonia 5.10 2011
70 Flag - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5.09 2010
71 Flag - Switzerland Switzerland 5.05 2012
72 Flag - Rwanda Rwanda 5.03 2013
73 Flag - Benin Benin 5.01 2013
74 Flag - Vanuatu Vanuatu 5.01 2009
75 Flag - Dominica Dominica 4.99 1999
76 Flag - Paraguay Paraguay 4.96 2012
77 Flag - Jordan Jordan 4.95 1999
78 Flag - Thailand Thailand 4.93 2012
79 Flag - Colombia Colombia 4.93 2013
80 Flag - Cape Verde Cape Verde 4.93 2013
81 Flag - Australia Australia 4.91 2012
82 Flag - Poland Poland 4.86 2011
83 Flag - Germany Germany 4.81 2011
84 Flag - Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 4.76 2013
85 Flag - Hungary Hungary 4.65 2011
86 Flag - Ethiopia Ethiopia 4.65 2010
87 Flag - South Korea South Korea 4.62 2012
88 Flag - Latvia Latvia 4.59 2012
89 Flag - Afghanistan Afghanistan 4.58 2013
90 Flag - Yemen Yemen 4.56 2008
91 Flag - Chile Chile 4.55 2012
92 Flag - Niger Niger 4.54 2012
93 Flag - Djibouti Djibouti 4.49 2010
94 Flag - Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 4.45 2008
95 Flag - Serbia Serbia 4.43 2012
96 Flag - Uruguay Uruguay 4.42 2011
97 Flag - Togo Togo 4.41 2013
98 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 4.39 2010
99 Flag - Spain Spain 4.37 2012
100 Flag - Algeria Algeria 4.34 2008
101 Flag - Fiji Fiji 4.32 2011
102 Flag - Czech Republic Czech Republic 4.28 2011
103 Flag - Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 4.26 2013
104 Flag - Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.23 2007
105 Flag - Mali Mali 4.19 2012
106 Flag - Oman Oman 4.19 2009
107 Flag - Ecuador Ecuador 4.18 2012
108 Flag - Croatia Croatia 4.16 2011
109 Flag - Italy Italy 4.14 2011
110 Flag - Russia Russia 4.10 2008
111 Flag - Nepal Nepal 4.09 2013
112 Flag - Gambia Gambia 4.09 2012
113 Flag - Tajikistan Tajikistan 4.02 2012
114 Flag - Mauritania Mauritania 3.99 2013
115 Flag - Greece Greece 3.97 2005
116 Flag - Slovakia Slovakia 3.94 2012
117 Flag - Grenada Grenada 3.93 2003
118 Flag - Tonga Tonga 3.90 2004
119 Flag - India India 3.87 2012
120 Flag - Gabon Gabon 3.83 2000
121 Flag - Japan Japan 3.82 2013
122 Flag - Brunei Brunei 3.77 2014
123 Flag - Egypt Egypt 3.76 2008
124 Flag - Kuwait Kuwait 3.76 2006
125 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 3.74 2013
126 Flag - Mauritius Mauritius 3.68 2013
127 Flag - Iran Iran 3.68 2013
128 Flag - Bulgaria Bulgaria 3.67 2011
129 Flag - Seychelles Seychelles 3.63 2011
130 Flag - Luxembourg Luxembourg 3.60 2001
131 Flag - Indonesia Indonesia 3.57 2012
132 Flag - Iraq Iraq 3.55 1989
133 Flag - Guinea Guinea 3.54 2013
134 Flag - Tanzania Tanzania 3.54 2014
135 Flag - Macedonia Macedonia 3.50 2002
136 Flag - Angola Angola 3.48 2010
137 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 3.42 2011
138 Flag - Panama Panama 3.29 2011
139 Flag - Peru Peru 3.28 2013
140 Flag - Albania Albania 3.27 2007
141 Flag - Guyana Guyana 3.19 2012
142 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 3.16 2003
143 Flag - Nigeria Nigeria 3.06 1975
144 Flag - Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 3.06 2009
145 Flag - Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 3.05 2012
146 Flag - Romania Romania 2.99 2012
147 Flag - Cameroon Cameroon 2.97 2012
148 Flag - Singapore Singapore 2.94 2013
149 Flag - Turkey Turkey 2.86 2006
150 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 2.85 2013
151 Flag - Bahamas Bahamas 2.85 2000
152 Flag - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 2.83 2013
153 Flag - Liberia Liberia 2.82 2012
154 Flag - Laos Laos 2.77 2010
155 Flag - Libya Libya 2.67 1999
156 Flag - Philippines Philippines 2.65 2009
157 Flag - Bahrain Bahrain 2.64 2012
158 Flag - Cambodia Cambodia 2.60 2010
159 Flag - Lebanon Lebanon 2.57 2013
160 Flag - Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 2.56 2011
161 Flag - Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 2.55 2009
162 Flag - Pakistan Pakistan 2.49 2013
163 Flag - Andorra Andorra 2.46 2013
164 Flag - Qatar Qatar 2.45 2008
165 Flag - Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2.44 2011
166 Flag - San Marino San Marino 2.38 2011
167 Flag - Chad Chad 2.26 2011
168 Flag - Armenia Armenia 2.25 2013
169 Flag - Sudan Sudan 2.22 2009
170 Flag - Uganda Uganda 2.20 2013
171 Flag - Eritrea Eritrea 2.13 2006
172 Flag - Madagascar Madagascar 2.08 2013
173 Flag - Georgia Georgia 1.98 2012
174 Flag - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 1.97 2010
175 Flag - Bangladesh Bangladesh 1.94 2009
176 Flag - China China 1.91 1999
177 Flag - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1.72 2012
178 Flag - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.53 2010
179 Flag - Monaco Monaco 1.33 2013
180 Flag - Somalia Somalia 1.28 1973
181 Flag - Central African Republic Central African Republic 1.23 2011
182 Flag - Myanmar Myanmar 1.20 1995
183 Flag - United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 1.11 1997
184 Flag - Zambia Zambia 1.10 2008
185 Flag - Haiti Haiti 1.07 1991
186 Flag - Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 0.72 2002