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Education expenditures

Education expenditures

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

RankCountry(% of GDP)Date of Information
1Lesotho13.002008
2Cuba12.902010
3Marshall Islands12.202004
4Kiribati11.602002
5Palau10.302002
6Timor-Leste10.102011
7Denmark8.702009
8Moldova8.602011
9Djibouti8.402007
10Namibia8.302010
11Swaziland8.202011
12Ghana8.202011
13Cyprus7.902009
14Iceland7.802009
15Botswana7.802009
16Bolivia7.602010
17Comoros7.602008
18Barbados7.502010
19Solomon Islands7.302010
20Sweden7.302009
21Norway7.302009
22New Zealand7.202010
23Maldives7.202011
24Finland6.802009
25Kenya6.702010
26Aruba6.702010
27Belize6.602010
28Belgium6.602009
29Vietnam6.602010
30Ireland6.502009
31Jamaica6.402010
32Costa Rica6.302009
33Congo, Republic of the6.202010
34Tanzania6.202009
35Tunisia6.202010
36Burundi6.102011
37Estonia6.102009
38South Africa6.002010
39Austria6.002009
40France5.902009
41Israel5.902009
42Netherlands5.902009
43Montserrat5.802009
44Argentina5.802010
45Samoa5.802008
46Portugal5.802009
47Kyrgyzstan5.802010
48Lithuania5.702009
49Slovenia5.702009
50Senegal5.602010
51Saudi Arabia5.602008
52United Kingdom5.602009
53Brazil5.602009
54Cape Verde5.602010
55Mongolia5.502011
56Morocco5.402009
57Malawi5.402011
58Benin5.402010
59Malta5.402009
60United States5.402009
61Switzerland5.402009
62Belarus5.302011
63Mexico5.302009
64Ukraine5.302007
65Yemen5.202008
66Vanuatu5.202009
67Hungary5.102009
68Germany5.102009
69Saint Vincent and the Grenadines5.102010
70Malaysia5.102010
71Australia5.102009
72Poland5.102009
73Syria5.102009
74Korea, South5.102009
75Latvia5.002010
76Mozambique5.002006
77Spain5.002009
78Canada5.002009
79Ecuador4.902010
80Seychelles4.802006
81Rwanda4.802011
82Mali4.802011
83Bhutan4.702011
84Serbia4.702010
85Nicaragua4.702010
86Nepal4.702010
87Italy4.702009
88Iran4.702010
89Ethiopia4.702010
90Cote d'Ivoire4.602008
91Togo4.602011
92Bulgaria4.602009
93Colombia4.502011
94Niger4.502011
95Czech Republic4.402009
96Saint Lucia4.402011
97Croatia4.402009
98British Virgin Islands4.302010
99Kosovo4.302008
100Algeria4.302008
101Romania4.302009
102Oman4.302009
103Saint Kitts and Nevis4.202007
104Chile4.202010
105Greece4.102005
106Fiji4.102011
107Panama4.102011
108Paraguay4.102010
109Slovakia4.102009
110Russia4.102008
111Burkina Faso4.002010
112Gambia, The3.902011
113Grenada3.902003
114Mauritania3.902011
115Tajikistan3.902011
116Tonga3.902004
117Egypt3.802008
118Luxembourg3.802001
119Thailand3.802010
120Kuwait3.802006
121Japan3.802010
122Mauritius3.702010
123Guyana3.602011
124Venezuela3.602007
125Sierra Leone3.602011
126Dominica3.502010
127Angola3.502010
128Anguilla3.502008
129Hong Kong3.402011
130El Salvador3.402011
131India3.302010
132Singapore3.302012
133Brunei3.302012
134Uganda3.302012
135Laos3.302010
136Armenia3.202010
137Cameroon3.202011
138Cook Islands3.202011
139Kazakhstan3.102009
140Guinea3.102011
141Indonesia3.002010
142Bahrain2.902008
143Andorra2.902010
144Uruguay2.902006
145Turkey2.902006
146Chad2.902011
147Liberia2.802008
148Azerbaijan2.802010
149Guatemala2.802010
150Madagascar2.802011
151Philippines2.702009
152Georgia2.702011
153Cambodia2.602010
154Bermuda2.602010
155Peru2.602011
156Macau2.602010
157Qatar2.502008
158Zimbabwe2.502011
159Congo, Democratic Republic of the2.502010
160Antigua and Barbuda2.502009
161Pakistan2.402010
162Dominican Republic2.202007
163Bangladesh2.202009
164Eritrea2.102006
165Liechtenstein2.102008
166Sri Lanka2.002010
167Lebanon1.702011
168Zambia1.402008
169Central African Republic1.202011
170Monaco1.202009
171United Arab Emirates1.102004
172Burma0.802011
173Equatorial Guinea0.602003