Public expenditure on education

percent of government expenditure, 1980–2015

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    1980 Ranking
    1. Ethiopia 12.36
    2. Sweden 9.86
    3. Ghana 7.64
    4. Bangladesh 5.26
    2015 Ranking
    1. Bhutan 25.52
    2. Guatemala 24.09
    3. Costa Rica 23.38
    4. Vanuatu 22.30
    5. Malawi 21.55
    6. Ivory Coast 21.17
    7. Micronesia 20.67
    8. Indonesia 20.52
    9. Jamaica 20.05
    10. Malaysia 19.72
    11. Mauritius 19.02
    12. Chile 18.90
    13. Hong Kong 18.61
    14. Iran 18.57
    15. Burkina Faso 18.03
    16. New Zealand 17.99
    17. Togo 17.99
    18. Peru 17.60
    19. Benin 17.48
    20. Nepal 17.11
    21. El Salvador 16.60
    22. Saint Lucia 16.53
    23. Kenya 16.47
    24. Tajikistan 16.28
    25. Comoros 15.33
    26. Colombia 15.05
    27. United Kingdom 13.88
    28. Pakistan 13.19
    29. Maldives 12.88
    30. Ecuador 12.79
    31. Afghanistan 12.51
    32. Rwanda 12.49
    33. Kazakhstan 11.89
    34. Belarus 11.20
    35. Sri Lanka 10.95
    36. Armenia 10.66
    37. Bermuda 9.02
    38. Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.80
    39. Bahrain 7.66
    40. South Sudan 2.56

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

    Source: World Bank