This entry provides the public expenditure on education as a percent of GDP.
Country
Education expenditures(% of GDP)
Afghanistan NA
Albania 2.9% of GDP (2002)
Algeria 5.1% of GDP (1999)
American Samoa NA
Andorra 2.3% of GDP (2006)
Angola 2.4% of GDP (2005)
Anguilla 4% of GDP (2005)
Antigua and Barbuda 3.9% of GDP (2002)
Argentina 3.8% of GDP (2004)
Armenia 3.2% of GDP (2001)
Aruba 4.8% of GDP (2005)
Australia 4.5% of GDP (2005)
Austria 5.4% of GDP (2005)
Azerbaijan 2.1% of GDP (2006)
Bahamas, The 3.6% of GDP (2000)
Bahrain 3.9% of GDP (1991)
Bangladesh 2.7% of GDP (2005)
Barbados 6.9% of GDP (2005)
Belarus 6.1% of GDP (2006)
Belgium 6% of GDP (2004)
Belize 5.3% of GDP (2004)
Benin 4.4% of GDP (2004)
Bermuda 1.2% of GDP (2006)
Bhutan 7% of GDP (2005)
Bolivia 6.4% of GDP (2003)
Bosnia and Herzegovina NA
Botswana 8.7% of GDP (2007)
Brazil 4% of GDP (2004)
British Virgin Islands 3.7% of GDP (2006)
Brunei 5.2% of GDP (2000)
Bulgaria 4.5% of GDP (2005)
Burkina Faso 4.2% of GDP (2006)
Burma 1.2% of GDP (2001)
Burundi 5.1% of GDP (2005)
Cambodia 1.7% of GDP (2004)
Cameroon 3.3% of GDP (2006)
Canada 5.2% of GDP (2002)
Cape Verde 6.3% of GDP (2006)
Cayman Islands 2.8% of GDP (2005)
Central African Republic 1.4% of GDP (2006)
Chad 1.9% of GDP (2005)
Chile 3.2% of GDP (2006)
China 1.9% of GDP (1999)
Colombia 4.7% of GDP (2006)
Comoros 3.8% of GDP (2002)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the NA
Congo, Republic of the 1.9% of GDP (2005)
Cook Islands 0.2% of GDP (2001)
Costa Rica 4.9% of GDP (2004)
Cote d'Ivoire 4.6% of GDP (2001)
Croatia 4.5% of GDP (2004)
Cuba 9.1% of GDP (2006)
Cyprus 6.3% of GDP (2004)
Czech Republic 4.4% of GDP (2004)
Denmark 8.3% of GDP (2005)
Djibouti 8.4% of GDP (2006)
Dominica 5% of GDP (1999)
Dominican Republic 3.6% of GDP (2006)
Ecuador 1% of GDP (2001)
Egypt 4.2% of GDP (2006)
El Salvador 3.1% of GDP (2006)
Equatorial Guinea 0.6% of GDP (2003)
Eritrea 2.4% of GDP (2006)
Estonia 5.1% of GDP (2004)
Ethiopia 6% of GDP (2006)
Fiji 6.5% of GDP (2004)
Finland 6.4% of GDP (2005)
France 5.7% of GDP (2005)
French Polynesia NA NA
Gabon 3.8% of GDP (2000)
Gambia, The 2% of GDP (2004)
Gaza Strip NA
Georgia 3.1% of GDP (2006)
Germany 4.6% of GDP (2004)
Ghana 5.4% of GDP (2005)
Gibraltar NA
Greece 4.4% of GDP (2005)
Greenland NA
Grenada 5.2% of GDP (2003)
Guam NA
Guatemala 2.6% of GDP (2006)
Guernsey NA
Guinea 1.6% of GDP (2005)
Guinea-Bissau 5.2% of GDP (1999)
Guyana 8.3% of GDP (2006)
Haiti 1.4% of GDP (1991)
Honduras 3.8% of GDP (1991)
Hong Kong 3.9% of GDP (2006)
Hungary 5.5% of GDP (2005)
Iceland 7.6% of GDP (2004)
India 3.2% of GDP (2005)
Indonesia 3.6% of GDP (2006)
Iran 5.1% of GDP (2006)
Iraq NA
Ireland 4.7% of GDP (2005)
Isle of Man NA
Israel 6.9% of GDP (2004)
Italy 4.5% of GDP (2005)
Jamaica 5.3% of GDP (2005)
Japan 3.5% of GDP (2005)
Jersey NA
Jordan 4.9% of GDP (1999)
Kazakhstan 2.3% of GDP (2005)
Kenya 6.9% of GDP (2006)
Kiribati 17.8% of GDP (2002)
Korea, North NA
Korea, South 4.6% of GDP (2004)
Kuwait 3.8% of GDP (2006)
Kyrgyzstan 4.9% of GDP (2005)
Laos 3% of GDP (2006)
Latvia 5.1% of GDP (2004)
Lebanon 2.7% of GDP (2006)
Lesotho 13% of GDP (2006)
Liberia NA
Libya 2.7% of GDP (1999)
Liechtenstein NA
Lithuania 5% of GDP (2005)
Luxembourg 3.4% of GDP (1999)
Macau 2.4% of GDP (2005)
Macedonia 3.5% of GDP (2002)
Madagascar 3.1% of GDP (2006)
Malawi 5.8% of GDP (2003)
Malaysia 6.2% of GDP (2004)
Maldives 8% of GDP (2006)
Mali 4.5% of GDP (2006)
Malta 5.1% of GDP (2004)
Marshall Islands 11.8% of GDP (2004)
Mauritania 2.9% of GDP (2006)
Mauritius 3.9% of GDP (2006)
Mayotte NA
Mexico 5.5% of GDP (2005)
Micronesia, Federated States of 7.3% of GDP (2000)
Moldova 7.6% of GDP (2006)
Monaco 4.4% of GDP (2004)
Mongolia 5% of GDP (2004)
Montenegro NA
Montserrat 3.3% of GDP (2004)
Morocco NA
Mozambique 5% of GDP (2005)
Namibia 6.9% of GDP (2003)
Nauru NA
Nepal 3.4% of GDP (2003)
Netherlands 5.3% of GDP (2005)
Netherlands Antilles NA
New Zealand 6.2% of GDP (2006)
Nicaragua 3.1% of GDP (2003)
Niger 3.4% of GDP (2006)
Nigeria 0.9% of GDP (1991)
Niue NA
Norfolk Island NA
Northern Mariana Islands NA
Norway 7.2% of GDP (2005)
Oman 4% of GDP (2006)
Pakistan 2.6% of GDP (2006)
Palau 10.3% of GDP (2002)
Panama 3.8% of GDP (2004)
Papua New Guinea NA
Paraguay 4% of GDP (2004)
Peru 2.5% of GDP (2006)
Philippines 2.5% of GDP (2005)
Poland 5.5% of GDP (2005)
Portugal 5.5% of GDP (2005)
Puerto Rico NA
Qatar 3.3% of GDP (2005)
Romania 3.5% of GDP (2005)
Russia 3.8% of GDP (2005)
Rwanda 3.8% of GDP (2005)
Saint Helena NA
Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.3% of GDP (2005)
Saint Lucia 6.6% of GDP (2006)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon NA
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8.1% of GDP (2005)
Samoa 4.3% of GDP (2002)
San Marino NA
Sao Tome and Principe NA
Saudi Arabia 6.8% of GDP (2004)
Senegal 5% of GDP (2006)
Serbia NA
Seychelles 6.5% of GDP (2006)
Sierra Leone 3.8% of GDP (2005)
Singapore 3.7% of GDP (2001)
Slovakia 3.9% of GDP (2005)
Slovenia 6% of GDP (2005)
Solomon Islands 3.3% of GDP (1999)
Somalia NA
South Africa 5.4% of GDP (2006)
Spain 4.2% of GDP (2005)
Sri Lanka NA
Sudan 6% of GDP (1991)
Suriname NA
Swaziland 7% of GDP (2005)
Sweden 7.1% of GDP (2005)
Switzerland 5.8% of GDP (2005)
Syria 3.9% of GDP (1999)
Taiwan NA
Tajikistan 3.4% of GDP (2006)
Tanzania 2.2% of GDP (1999)
Thailand 4.2% of GDP (2005)
Timor-Leste NA
Togo 2.6% of GDP (2002)
Tokelau NA
Tonga 5% of GDP (2004)
Trinidad and Tobago 4.2% of GDP (2002)
Tunisia 7.3% of GDP (2005)
Turkey 4% of GDP (2004)
Turkmenistan 3.9% of GDP (1991)
Turks and Caicos Islands NA
Tuvalu NA
Uganda 5.2% of GDP (2004)
Ukraine 6.3% of GDP (2006)
United Arab Emirates 1.3% of GDP (2005)
United Kingdom 5.6% of GDP (2005)
United States 5.3% of GDP (2005)
Uruguay 2.9% of GDP (2006)
Uzbekistan 9.4% of GDP (1991)
Vanuatu 9.5% of GDP (2003)
Venezuela 3.7% of GDP (2006)
Vietnam 1.8% of GDP (1991)
Virgin Islands NA
West Bank NA
Yemen 9.6% of GDP (2001)
Zambia 2% of GDP (2005)
Zimbabwe 4.6% of GDP (2000)

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• Note: Information for the US and US dependencies was complied from material in the public domain and does not represent Solidary Foundation estimates.

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