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

Americas : Expenditure on education (% of GDP) Updated 10-01-2016

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Americas - 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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Americas : Ranking of statistics – Expenditure on education (% of GDP)

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

1 - Cuba - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 14.06 % in 2008
2 - Guyana - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 9.38 % in 1979
3 - Saint Lucia - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 9.01 % in 1994
4 - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 8.64 % in 2003
5 - Bolivia - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 8.08 % in 2009

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

1 - Dominican Republic - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 0.78 % in 1993
2 - El Salvador - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 0.90 % in 1975
3 - Argentina - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 1.05 % in 1989
4 - Paraguay - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 1.06 % in 1990
5 - Haiti - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 1.07 % in 1991

Americas : Data table - Expenditure on education (% of GDP)

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Cuba Cuba 12.84 2010
2 Flag - Venezuela Venezuela 6.87 2009
3 Flag - Costa Rica Costa Rica 6.87 2013
4 Flag - Belize Belize 6.62 2010
5 Flag - Bolivia Bolivia 6.44 2012
6 Flag - Brazil Brazil 6.35 2012
7 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 6.26 2013
8 Flag - Honduras Honduras 5.86 2013
9 Flag - Barbados Barbados 5.61 2012
10 Flag - Canada Canada 5.27 2011
11 Flag - United States United States 5.22 2011
12 Flag - Mexico Mexico 5.15 2011
13 Flag - Argentina Argentina 5.14 2012
14 Flag - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5.09 2010
15 Flag - Dominica Dominica 4.99 1999
16 Flag - Paraguay Paraguay 4.96 2012
17 Flag - Colombia Colombia 4.93 2013
18 Flag - Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 4.76 2013
19 Flag - Chile Chile 4.55 2012
20 Flag - Uruguay Uruguay 4.42 2011
21 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 4.39 2010
22 Flag - Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.23 2007
23 Flag - Ecuador Ecuador 4.18 2012
24 Flag - Grenada Grenada 3.93 2003
25 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 3.74 2013
26 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 3.42 2011
27 Flag - Panama Panama 3.29 2011
28 Flag - Peru Peru 3.28 2013
29 Flag - Guyana Guyana 3.19 2012
30 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 3.16 2003
31 Flag - Bahamas Bahamas 2.85 2000
32 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 2.85 2013
33 Flag - Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 2.55 2009
34 Flag - Haiti Haiti 1.07 1991