Public expenditure on education

percent of GDP, 1970–2016

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    1970 Ranking
    1. Netherlands 6.30
    2. Brunei 6.24
    3. Denmark 6.05
    4. Ivory Coast 5.87
    5. Congo (Brazzaville) 5.73
    6. Finland 5.41
    7. Kiribati 4.79
    8. Ukraine 4.57
    9. Zambia 4.39
    10. Guyana 4.33
    11. Seychelles 4.19
    12. Austria 4.16
    13. Panama 4.04
    14. Venezuela 3.75
    15. Jordan 3.63
    16. France 3.42
    17. Italy 3.38
    18. South Korea 3.27
    19. Dominican Republic 2.64
    20. Paraguay 2.28
    21. Luxembourg 2.23
    22. Togo 2.11
    23. Nicaragua 2.04
    24. Ecuador 2.00
    25. Guatemala 1.86
    26. Spain 1.84
    27. Greece 1.55
    28. Argentina 1.46
    2016 Ranking
    1. Brunei 4.43
    2. Rwanda 3.62
    3. Bangladesh 1.93
    4. South Sudan 1.81

    Public expenditure on education as percentage of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

    Source: World Bank