Primary education

percent of public expenditure on education, 1970–2017

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    1970 Ranking
    1. South Korea 67.54
    2. Nicaragua 64.37
    3. Togo 64.19
    4. Paraguay 61.92
    5. Guatemala 59.10
    6. Spain 51.78
    7. British Virgin Islands 51.22
    8. Bahrain 48.27
    9. Congo (Brazzaville) 48.00
    10. Cyprus 46.40
    11. Greece 44.14
    12. Brunei 43.51
    13. Seychelles 42.85
    14. Venezuela 41.95
    15. Dominican Republic 41.77
    16. Ecuador 41.72
    17. Djibouti 40.99
    18. Guyana 39.85
    19. Luxembourg 39.76
    20. Zambia 38.62
    21. Panama 37.94
    22. Hungary 37.70
    23. Finland 36.56
    24. Switzerland 34.43
    25. Kiribati 32.74
    26. Ivory Coast 30.77
    27. Austria 29.54
    28. Argentina 28.00
    29. France 21.79
    30. Netherlands 20.69
    2017 Ranking
    1. Albania 60.22
    2. South Sudan 48.58
    3. Togo 46.95
    4. Oman 42.61
    5. Cape Verde 38.10
    6. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 37.17
    7. Colombia 35.98
    8. Burma (Myanmar) 35.98
    9. Jamaica 35.87
    10. Costa Rica 33.04
    11. Bermuda 32.16
    12. Belize 31.77
    13. Mauritius 23.83
    14. Hong Kong 21.67

    Expenditure on primary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

    Source: World Bank