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Education expenditures (% of GDP)

See how world countries compare to each other in terms of Education expenditures. Follow the color coded map to visually see how Education expenditures is distributed between world countries. The darker the color, the higher the value. You can filter which regions to display in the table. When filters are used the two ranks are displayed: the one within the current filter set and the global rank.

This entry provides the public expenditure on education as a percent of GDP.

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# Country Value Last update
1 / 1 Flag of Lesotho Lesotho 13.00 2008
2 / 2 Flag of Cuba Cuba 12.80 2010
3 / 3 Flag of Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 12.20 2003
4 / 4 Flag of Kiribati Kiribati 12.00 2001
5 / 5 Flag of Botswana Botswana 9.50 2009
6 / 6 Flag of Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe 9.50 2010
7 / 7 Flag of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 9.40 2011
8 / 8 Flag of Denmark Denmark 8.70 2009
9 / 9 Flag of Djibouti Djibouti 8.40 2007
10 / 10 Flag of Moldova Moldova 8.40 2012
11 / 11 Flag of Namibia Namibia 8.40 2010
12 / 12 Flag of Swaziland Swaziland 8.30 2011
13 / 13 Flag of Ghana Ghana 8.10 2011
14 / 14 Flag of Comoros Comoros 7.60 2008
15 / 15 Flag of Iceland Iceland 7.60 2010
16 / 16 Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 7.40 2012
17 / 17 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 7.30 2010
18 / 18 Flag of Palau Palau 7.30 2002
19 / 19 Flag of Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 7.30 2010
20 / 20 Flag of Sweden Sweden 7.00 2010
21 / 21 Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 6.90 2011
22 / 22 Flag of Malta Malta 6.90 2010
23 / 23 Flag of Norway Norway 6.90 2010
24 / 24 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 6.90 2009
25 / 25 Flag of Finland Finland 6.80 2010
26 / 26 Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 6.80 2011
27 / 27 Flag of Maldives Maldives 6.80 2011
28 / 28 Flag of Kenya Kenya 6.70 2010
29 / 29 Flag of Belgium Belgium 6.60 2010
30 / 30 Flag of Belize Belize 6.60 2010
31 / 31 Flag of Ireland Ireland 6.40 2010
32 / 32 Flag of Argentina Argentina 6.30 2011
33 / 33 Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica 6.30 2009
34 / 34 Flag of Vietnam Vietnam 6.30 2010
35 / 35 Flag of Congo, Republic of the Congo, Republic of the 6.20 2010
36 / 36 Flag of Tanzania Tanzania 6.20 2010
37 / 37 Flag of Tunisia Tunisia 6.20 2012
38 / 38 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 6.20 2011
39 / 39 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 6.20 2010
40 / 40 Flag of Jamaica Jamaica 6.10 2012
41 / 41 Flag of Aruba Aruba 6.00 2011
42 / 42 Flag of South Africa South Africa 6.00 2010
43 / 43 Flag of Austria Austria 5.90 2010
44 / 44 Flag of France France 5.90 2010
45 / 45 Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 5.90 2011
46 / 46 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 5.90 2011
47 / 47 Flag of Brazil Brazil 5.80 2010
48 / 48 Flag of Burundi Burundi 5.80 2012
49 / 49 Flag of Samoa Samoa 5.80 2008
50 / 50 Flag of Thailand Thailand 5.80 2011
51 / 51 Flag of Estonia Estonia 5.70 2010
52 / 52 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia 5.70 2010
53 / 53 Flag of Australia Australia 5.60 2010
54 / 54 Flag of Barbados Barbados 5.60 2012
55 / 55 Flag of Israel Israel 5.60 2011
56 / 56 Flag of Portugal Portugal 5.60 2010
57 / 57 Flag of Senegal Senegal 5.60 2010
58 / 58 Flag of Mongolia Mongolia 5.50 2011
59 / 59 Flag of Canada Canada 5.40 2011
60 / 60 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 5.40 2010
61 / 61 Flag of Malawi Malawi 5.40 2011
62 / 62 Flag of Morocco Morocco 5.40 2009
63 / 63 Flag of United States United States 5.40 2010
64 / 64 Flag of Benin Benin 5.30 2010
65 / 65 Flag of Poland Poland 5.20 2010
66 / 66 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 5.20 2010
67 / 67 Flag of Yemen Yemen 5.20 2008
68 / 68 Flag of Belarus Belarus 5.10 2012
69 / 69 Flag of Germany Germany 5.10 2010
70 / 70 Flag of Mexico Mexico 5.10 2009
71 / 71 Flag of Rwanda Rwanda 5.10 2013
72 / 72 Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5.10 2010
73 / 73 Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 5.10 2008
74 / 74 Flag of Syria Syria 5.10 2009
75 / 75 Flag of Cape Verde Cape Verde 5.00 2011
76 / 76 Flag of Korea, South Korea, South 5.00 2009
77 / 77 Flag of Latvia Latvia 5.00 2010
78 / 78 Flag of Mozambique Mozambique 5.00 2006
79 / 79 Flag of Spain Spain 5.00 2010
80 / 80 Flag of Vanuatu Vanuatu 5.00 2009
81 / 81 Flag of Hungary Hungary 4.90 2010
82 / 82 Flag of Mali Mali 4.80 2011
83 / 83 Flag of Paraguay Paraguay 4.80 2011
84 / 84 Flag of Serbia Serbia 4.80 2011
85 / 85 Flag of Bhutan Bhutan 4.70 2011
86 / 86 Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 4.70 2010
87 / 87 Flag of Nepal Nepal 4.70 2010
88 / 88 Flag of Cote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire 4.60 2008
89 / 89 Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua 4.60 2010
90 / 90 Flag of Chile Chile 4.50 2012
91 / 91 Flag of Italy Italy 4.50 2010
92 / 92 Flag of Togo Togo 4.50 2011
93 / 93 Flag of Uruguay Uruguay 4.50 2011
94 / 94 Flag of British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands 4.40 2010
95 / 95 Flag of Colombia Colombia 4.40 2012
96 / 96 Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 4.40 2012
97 / 97 Flag of Algeria Algeria 4.30 2008
98 / 98 Flag of Croatia Croatia 4.30 2010
99 / 99 Flag of Kosovo Kosovo 4.30 2008
100 / 100 Flag of Oman Oman 4.30 2009
101 / 101 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic 4.20 2010
102 / 102 Flag of Fiji Fiji 4.20 2011
103 / 103 Flag of Niger Niger 4.20 2011
104 / 104 Flag of Romania Romania 4.20 2009
105 / 105 Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.20 2007
106 / 106 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 4.20 2010
107 / 107 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 4.10 2010
108 / 108 Flag of Gambia, The Gambia, The 4.10 2012
109 / 109 Flag of Greece Greece 4.10 2005
110 / 110 Flag of Russia Russia 4.10 2008
111 / 111 Flag of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 4.10 2012
112 / 112 Flag of Grenada Grenada 3.90 2003
113 / 113 Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan 3.90 2011
114 / 114 Flag of Tonga Tonga 3.90 2004
115 / 115 Flag of Egypt Egypt 3.80 2008
116 / 116 Flag of Japan Japan 3.80 2011
117 / 117 Flag of Kuwait Kuwait 3.80 2006
118 / 118 Flag of Iran Iran 3.70 2012
119 / 119 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 3.70 2001
120 / 120 Flag of Mauritania Mauritania 3.70 2011
121 / 121 Flag of Seychelles Seychelles 3.60 2011
122 / 122 Flag of Angola Angola 3.50 2010
123 / 123 Flag of Brunei Brunei 3.50 2013
124 / 124 Flag of Dominica Dominica 3.50 2010
125 / 125 Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong 3.50 2012
126 / 126 Flag of Mauritius Mauritius 3.50 2012
127 / 127 Flag of Panama Panama 3.50 2011
128 / 128 Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 3.40 2011
129 / 129 Flag of El Salvador El Salvador 3.40 2011
130 / 130 Flag of Albania Albania 3.30 2007
131 / 131 Flag of Armenia Armenia 3.30 2012
132 / 132 Flag of Uganda Uganda 3.30 2012
133 / 133 Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 3.20 2011
134 / 134 Flag of Guyana Guyana 3.20 2012
135 / 135 Flag of India India 3.20 2011
136 / 136 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 3.20 2003
137 / 137 Flag of Cook Islands Cook Islands 3.10 2011
138 / 138 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 3.10 2009
139 / 139 Flag of Guatemala Guatemala 3.00 2012
140 / 140 Flag of Singapore Singapore 3.00 2013
141 / 141 Flag of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 2.90 2012
142 / 142 Flag of Turkey Turkey 2.90 2006
143 / 143 Flag of Anguilla Anguilla 2.80 2008
144 / 144 Flag of Indonesia Indonesia 2.80 2011
145 / 145 Flag of Laos Laos 2.80 2010
146 / 146 Flag of Liberia Liberia 2.80 2012
147 / 147 Flag of Peru Peru 2.80 2012
148 / 148 Flag of Macau Macau 2.70 2011
149 / 149 Flag of Madagascar Madagascar 2.70 2012
150 / 150 Flag of Philippines Philippines 2.70 2009
151 / 151 Flag of Bahrain Bahrain 2.60 2012
152 / 152 Flag of Bermuda Bermuda 2.60 2010
153 / 153 Flag of Cambodia Cambodia 2.60 2010
154 / 154 Flag of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the 2.50 2010
155 / 155 Flag of Guinea Guinea 2.50 2012
156 / 156 Flag of Qatar Qatar 2.50 2008
157 / 157 Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 2.50 2010
158 / 158 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 2.40 2009
159 / 159 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2.40 2011
160 / 160 Flag of Chad Chad 2.30 2011
161 / 161 Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh 2.20 2009
162 / 162 Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 2.20 2012
163 / 163 Flag of Lebanon Lebanon 2.20 2012
164 / 164 Flag of Eritrea Eritrea 2.10 2006
165 / 165 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 2.10 2008
166 / 166 Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 2.10 2012
167 / 167 Flag of Georgia Georgia 2.00 2012
168 / 168 Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1.70 2012
169 / 169 Flag of Monaco Monaco 1.60 2011
170 / 170 Flag of Zambia Zambia 1.30 2008
171 / 171 Flag of Central African Republic Central African Republic 1.20 2011
172 / 172 Flag of Burma Burma 0.80 2011
173 / 173 Flag of Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 0.60 2002