North and Central America : Expenditure on education (% of GDP) by country - 2016

North and Central America : Expenditure on education (% of GDP) Updated 10-01-2016

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North and Central America - 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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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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North and Central America : 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 - Saint Lucia - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 9.01 % in 1994
3 - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 8.64 % in 2003
4 - Canada - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 7.73 % in 1993
5 - Costa Rica - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 7.35 % in 1980

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 - Haiti - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 1.07 % in 1991
4 - Guatemala - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 1.44 % in 1994
5 - Nicaragua - Expenditure on education (% of GDP) was 2.04 % in 1970

North and Central America : 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 - Costa Rica Costa Rica 6.87 2013
3 Flag - Belize Belize 6.62 2010
4 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 6.26 2013
5 Flag - Honduras Honduras 5.86 2013
6 Flag - Barbados Barbados 5.61 2012
7 Flag - Canada Canada 5.27 2011
8 Flag - United States United States 5.22 2011
9 Flag - Mexico Mexico 5.15 2011
10 Flag - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5.09 2010
11 Flag - Dominica Dominica 4.99 1999
12 Flag - Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 4.76 2013
13 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 4.39 2010
14 Flag - Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.23 2007
15 Flag - Grenada Grenada 3.93 2003
16 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 3.74 2013
17 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 3.42 2011
18 Flag - Panama Panama 3.29 2011
19 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 3.16 2003
20 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 2.85 2013
21 Flag - Bahamas Bahamas 2.85 2000
22 Flag - Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 2.55 2009
23 Flag - Haiti Haiti 1.07 1991