Tertiary education

percent of public expenditure on education, 1970–2017

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    1970 Ranking
    1. Venezuela 28.76
    2. Hungary 25.78
    3. Dominican Republic 25.37
    4. Netherlands 25.15
    5. Argentina 24.00
    6. Paraguay 21.27
    7. Denmark 20.65
    8. Spain 19.25
    9. France 18.37
    10. Jordan 17.97
    11. Switzerland 17.57
    12. Ecuador 16.54
    13. Greece 15.40
    14. Ivory Coast 15.27
    15. Austria 15.07
    16. Guyana 14.85
    17. Kiribati 14.33
    18. Zambia 14.18
    19. Bulgaria 13.11
    20. Guatemala 12.04
    21. Finland 11.10
    22. Nicaragua 10.96
    23. Panama 10.42
    24. Italy 10.04
    25. Congo (Brazzaville) 9.30
    26. Cyprus 8.89
    27. South Korea 8.23
    28. Togo 6.54
    29. Brunei 5.47
    30. Bahrain 4.58
    31. Luxembourg 3.65
    32. British Virgin Islands 1.47
    2017 Ranking
    1. South Sudan 31.46
    2. Hong Kong 28.55
    3. Costa Rica 23.92
    4. Colombia 22.98
    5. Oman 19.88
    6. Albania 19.54
    7. Togo 19.15
    8. Jamaica 18.23
    9. Cape Verde 17.15
    10. Belarus 17.02
    11. Bermuda 16.99
    12. Burma (Myanmar) 11.28
    13. Belize 10.93
    14. Pakistan 10.18
    15. Mauritius 6.25

    Expenditure on tertiary 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