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Field Listing :: Education expenditures
This entry provides the public expenditure on education as a percent of GDP.

Country Comparison Ranking

By Country Listing of the values for the Education expenditures field
Country Education expenditures
Afghanistan
3.9% of GDP (2017)
Albania
4% of GDP (2016)
Algeria
NA
American Samoa
NA
Andorra
3.2% of GDP (2017)
Angola
3.5% of GDP (2010)
Anguilla
NA
Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda
2.5% of GDP (2009)
Arctic Ocean
Argentina
5.6% of GDP (2016)
Armenia
2.8% of GDP (2016)
Aruba
6.1% of GDP (2016)
Australia
5.3% of GDP (2015)
Austria
5.5% of GDP (2015)
Azerbaijan
2.9% of GDP (2016)
Bahamas, The
NA
Bahrain
2.3% of GDP (2017)
Bangladesh
1.5% of GDP (2016)
Barbados
4.7% of GDP (2017)
Belarus
4.8% of GDP (2017)
Belgium
6.6% of GDP (2015)
Belize
7.1% of GDP (2017)
Benin
4% of GDP (2016)
Bermuda
1.5% of GDP (2017)
Bhutan
7.1% of GDP (2017)
Bolivia
7.3% of GDP (2014)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
NA
Botswana
9.6% of GDP (2009)
Brazil
6.2% of GDP (2015)
British Virgin Islands
6.3% of GDP (2015)
Brunei
4.4% of GDP (2016)
Bulgaria
4.1% of GDP (2013)
Burkina Faso
4.2% of GDP (2015)
Burma
0.8% of GDP (2011)
Burundi
4.3% of GDP (2017)
Cabo Verde
5.2% of GDP (2017)
Cambodia
1.9% of GDP (2014)
Cameroon
3.1% of GDP (2017)
Canada
5.3% of GDP (2011)
Cayman Islands
NA
Central African Republic
1.2% of GDP (2011)
Chad
2.9% of GDP (2013)
Chile
5.4% of GDP (2016)
China
NA
Colombia
4.4% of GDP (2017)
Comoros
4.3% of GDP (2015)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
1.5% of GDP (2017)
Congo, Republic of the
4.6% of GDP (2015)
Cook Islands
4.7% of GDP (2016)
Costa Rica
7.4% of GDP (2017)
Cote d'Ivoire
4.4% of GDP (2017)
Croatia
4.6% of GDP (2013)
Cuba
12.8% of GDP (2010)
Curacao
4.9% of GDP (2013)
Cyprus
6.4% of GDP (2015)
Czechia
5.8% of GDP (2015)
Denmark
7.6% of GDP (2014)
Djibouti
4.5% of GDP (2010)
Dominica
3.4% of GDP (2015)
Dominican Republic
NA
Ecuador
5% of GDP (2015)
Egypt
NA
El Salvador
3.8% of GDP (2017)
Equatorial Guinea
NA
Eritrea
NA
Estonia
5.2% of GDP (2015)
Eswatini
7.1% of GDP (2014)
Ethiopia
4.7% of GDP (2015)
European Union
5% of GDP (2015)
note: data for Denmark and Croatia were unavailable and are not factored into the estimate
Fiji
3.9% of GDP (2013)
Finland
7.1% of GDP (2015)
France
5.5% of GDP (2015)
Gabon
2.7% of GDP (2014)
Gambia, The
3.1% of GDP (2016)
Gaza Strip
5.3% of GDP (2017)

note: includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank

Georgia
3.8% of GDP (2017)
Germany
4.8% of GDP (2015)
Ghana
4.5% of GDP (2017)
Gibraltar
NA
Greece
NA
Greenland
NA
Grenada
10.3% of GDP (2016)
Guam
NA
Guatemala
2.8% of GDP (2017)
Guernsey
NA
Guinea
2.2% of GDP (2017)
Guinea-Bissau
2.1% of GDP (2013)
Guyana
6.3% of GDP (2017)
Haiti
2.4% of GDP (2016)
Holy See (Vatican City)
NA
Honduras
6% of GDP (2017)
Hong Kong
3.3% of GDP (2017)
Hungary
4.6% of GDP (2015)
Iceland
7.7% of GDP (2015)
India
3.8% of GDP (2013)
Indonesia
3.6% of GDP (2015)
Iran
3.8% of GDP (2017)
Iraq
NA
Ireland
3.8% of GDP (2015)
Isle of Man
NA
Israel
5.9% of GDP (2015)
Italy
4.1% of GDP (2015)
Jamaica
5.3% of GDP (2017)
Japan
3.5% of GDP (2016)
Jersey
NA
Jordan
3.6% of GDP (2017)
Kazakhstan
2.9% of GDP (2017)
Kenya
5.2% of GDP (2017)
Kiribati
NA
Korea, North
NA
Korea, South
5.3% of GDP (2015)
Kosovo
NA
Kuwait
NA
Kyrgyzstan
7.2% of GDP (2017)
Laos
2.9% of GDP (2014)
Latvia
5.3% of GDP (2015)
Lebanon
2.5% of GDP (2013)
Lesotho
6.4% of GDP (2018)
Liberia
3.8% of GDP (2017)
Libya
NA
Liechtenstein
2.6% of GDP (2011)
Lithuania
4.2% of GDP (2015)
Luxembourg
3.9% of GDP (2015)
Macau
3.1% of GDP (2016)
Madagascar
2.8% of GDP (2014)
Malawi
4% of GDP (2017)
Malaysia
4.7% of GDP (2017)
Maldives
4.3% of GDP (2016)
Mali
3.1% of GDP (2016)
Malta
5.3% of GDP (2015)
Marshall Islands
NA
Mauritania
2.6% of GDP (2016)
Mauritius
5% of GDP (2017)
Mexico
5.2% of GDP (2015)
Micronesia, Federated States of
12.5% of GDP (2015)
Midway Islands
NA
Moldova
6.7% of GDP (2017)
Monaco
1.4% of GDP (2016)
Mongolia
4.1% of GDP (2017)
Montenegro
NA
Montserrat
5.1% of GDP (2009)
Morocco
5.3% of GDP (2009)
Mozambique
6.5% of GDP (2013)
Namibia
3.1% of GDP (2014)
Nauru
NA
Navassa Island
NA
Nepal
5.1% of GDP (2017)
Netherlands
5.4% of GDP (2015)
New Caledonia
NA
New Zealand
6.3% of GDP (2016)
Nicaragua
4.3% of GDP (2017)
Niger
3.5% of GDP (2017)
Nigeria
NA
Niue
NA
Norfolk Island
NA
North Macedonia
NA
Northern Mariana Islands
NA
Norway
7.6% of GDP (2015)
Oman
6.7% of GDP (2017)
Pakistan
2.8% of GDP (2017)
Palau
NA
Panama
3.2% of GDP (2011)
Papua New Guinea
NA
Paraguay
4.5% of GDP (2016)
Peru
3.9% of GDP (2017)
Philippines
2.7% of GDP (2009)
Poland
4.8% of GDP (2015)
Portugal
4.9% of GDP (2015)
Puerto Rico
6.1% of GDP (2014)
Qatar
2.9% of GDP (2017)
Romania
3.1% of GDP (2015)
Russia
3.8% of GDP (2015)
Rwanda
3.2% of GDP (2017)
Saint Barthelemy
NA
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
NA
Saint Kitts and Nevis
2.8% of GDP (2015)
Saint Lucia
5.7% of GDP (2016)
Saint Martin
NA
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
NA
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
5.8% of GDP (2017)
Samoa
4.1% of GDP (2016)
San Marino
2.4% of GDP (2011)
Sao Tome and Principe
4.9% of GDP (2017)
Saudi Arabia
NA
Senegal
6.2% of GDP (2017)
Serbia
3.9% of GDP (2016)
Seychelles
4.4% of GDP (2016)
Sierra Leone
4.6% of GDP (2017)
Singapore
2.9% of GDP (2013)
Sint Maarten
NA
Slovakia
4.6% of GDP (2015)
Slovenia
4.9% of GDP (2015)
Solomon Islands
9.9% of GDP (2010)
Somalia
NA
South Africa
6.1% of GDP (2017)
South Sudan
1% of GDP (2017)
Spain
4.3% of GDP (2015)
Sri Lanka
2.8% of GDP (2017)
Sudan
2.2% of GDP (2009)
Suriname
NA
Svalbard
NA
Sweden
7.6% of GDP (2015)
Switzerland
5.1% of GDP (2016)
Syria
5.1% of GDP (2009)
Taiwan
NA
Tajikistan
5.2% of GDP (2015)
Tanzania
3.5% of GDP (2014)
Thailand
4.1% of GDP (2013)
Timor-Leste
2.7% of GDP (2014)
Togo
5.1% of GDP (2016)
Tokelau
NA
Tonga
NA
Trinidad and Tobago
NA
Tunisia
6.6% of GDP (2015)
Turkey
4.3% of GDP (2015)
Turkmenistan
3% of GDP (2012)
Turks and Caicos Islands
3.3% of GDP (2015)
Tuvalu
NA
Uganda
2.6% of GDP (2017)
Ukraine
5% of GDP (2016)
United Arab Emirates
NA
United Kingdom
5.5% of GDP (2016)
United States
5% of GDP (2014)
Uruguay
4.4% of GDP (2011)
Uzbekistan
6.4% of GDP (2017)
Vanuatu
4.7% of GDP (2017)
Venezuela
6.9% of GDP (2009)
Vietnam
5.7% of GDP (2013)
Virgin Islands
NA
Wallis and Futuna
NA
West Bank
5.3% of GDP (2017)

note: includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank

Western Sahara
NA
World
NA
Yemen
NA
Zambia
NA
Zimbabwe
7.5% of GDP (2014)