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Country Comparison :: Education expenditures
Education expenditures compares the public expenditure on education as a percent of GDP.
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Rank
country (% of GDP) Date of Information
1 Lesotho
13.00
2008
2 Cuba
12.80
2010
3 Marshall Islands
12.20
2003
4 Kiribati
12.00
2001
5 Botswana
9.50
2009
6 Sao Tome and Principe
9.50
2010
7 Timor-Leste
9.40
2011
8 Denmark
8.70
2009
9 Namibia
8.40
2010
10 Moldova
8.40
2012
11 Djibouti
8.40
2007
12 Swaziland
8.30
2011
13 Ghana
8.10
2011
14 Iceland
7.60
2010
15 Comoros
7.60
2008
16 New Zealand
7.40
2012
17 Palau
7.30
2002
18 Solomon Islands
7.30
2010
19 Cyprus
7.30
2010
20 Sweden
7.00
2010
21 Norway
6.90
2010
22 Venezuela
6.90
2009
23 Malta
6.90
2010
24 Bolivia
6.90
2011
25 Kyrgyzstan
6.80
2011
26 Maldives
6.80
2011
27 Finland
6.80
2010
28 Kenya
6.70
2010
29 Belize
6.60
2010
30 Belgium
6.60
2010
31 Ireland
6.40
2010
32 Argentina
6.30
2011
33 Vietnam
6.30
2010
34 Costa Rica
6.30
2009
35 Ukraine
6.20
2011
36 United Kingdom
6.20
2010
37 Tanzania
6.20
2010
38 Tunisia
6.20
2012
39 Congo, Republic of the
6.20
2010
40 Jamaica
6.10
2012
41 Aruba
6.00
2011
42 South Africa
6.00
2010
43 France
5.90
2010
44 Austria
5.90
2010
45 Netherlands
5.90
2011
46 Malaysia
5.90
2011
47 Thailand
5.80
2011
48 Samoa
5.80
2008
49 Brazil
5.80
2010
50 Burundi
5.80
2012
51 Slovenia
5.70
2010
52 Estonia
5.70
2010
53 Senegal
5.60
2010
54 Barbados
5.60
2012
55 Portugal
5.60
2010
56 Australia
5.60
2010
57 Israel
5.60
2011
58 Mongolia
5.50
2011
59 Morocco
5.40
2009
60 Malawi
5.40
2011
61 Lithuania
5.40
2010
62 Canada
5.40
2011
63 United States
5.40
2010
64 Benin
5.30
2010
65 Poland
5.20
2010
66 Switzerland
5.20
2010
67 Yemen
5.20
2008
68 Saudi Arabia
5.10
2008
69 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
5.10
2010
70 Syria
5.10
2009
71 Belarus
5.10
2012
72 Mexico
5.10
2009
73 Rwanda
5.10
2013
74 Germany
5.10
2010
75 Korea, South
5.00
2009
76 Cabo Verde
5.00
2011
77 Latvia
5.00
2010
78 Mozambique
5.00
2006
79 Vanuatu
5.00
2009
80 Spain
5.00
2010
81 Hungary
4.90
2010
82 Serbia
4.80
2011
83 Mali
4.80
2011
84 Paraguay
4.80
2011
85 Ethiopia
4.70
2010
86 Bhutan
4.70
2011
87 Nepal
4.70
2010
88 Nicaragua
4.60
2010
89 Cote d'Ivoire
4.60
2008
90 Chile
4.50
2012
91 Togo
4.50
2011
92 Uruguay
4.50
2011
93 Italy
4.50
2010
94 Ecuador
4.40
2012
95 Colombia
4.40
2012
96 British Virgin Islands
4.40
2010
97 Algeria
4.30
2008
98 Kosovo
4.30
2008
99 Croatia
4.30
2010
100 Oman
4.30
2009
101 Niger
4.20
2011
102 Fiji
4.20
2011
103 Slovakia
4.20
2010
104 Romania
4.20
2009
105 Saint Kitts and Nevis
4.20
2007
106 Czech Republic
4.20
2010
107 Saint Lucia
4.10
2012
108 Bulgaria
4.10
2010
109 Gambia, The
4.10
2012
110 Russia
4.10
2008
111 Greece
4.10
2005
112 Grenada
3.90
2003
113 Tonga
3.90
2004
114 Tajikistan
3.90
2011
115 Japan
3.80
2011
116 Kuwait
3.80
2006
117 Egypt
3.80
2008
118 Luxembourg
3.70
2001
119 Iran
3.70
2012
120 Mauritania
3.70
2011
121 Seychelles
3.60
2011
122 Panama
3.50
2011
123 Mauritius
3.50
2012
124 Hong Kong
3.50
2012
125 Dominica
3.50
2010
126 Brunei
3.50
2013
127 Angola
3.50
2010
128 Burkina Faso
3.40
2011
129 El Salvador
3.40
2011
130 Albania
3.30
2007
131 Uganda
3.30
2012
132 Armenia
3.30
2012
133 Cameroon
3.20
2011
134 India
3.20
2011
135 Trinidad and Tobago
3.20
2003
136 Guyana
3.20
2012
137 Cook Islands
3.10
2011
138 Kazakhstan
3.10
2009
139 Guatemala
3.00
2012
140 Singapore
3.00
2013
141 Sierra Leone
2.90
2012
142 Turkey
2.90
2006
143 Indonesia
2.80
2011
144 Liberia
2.80
2012
145 Peru
2.80
2012
146 Anguilla
2.80
2008
147 Laos
2.80
2010
148 Macau
2.70
2011
149 Philippines
2.70
2009
150 Madagascar
2.70
2012
151 Bermuda
2.60
2010
152 Cambodia
2.60
2010
153 Bahrain
2.60
2012
154 Qatar
2.50
2008
155 Zimbabwe
2.50
2010
156 Guinea
2.50
2012
157 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
2.50
2010
158 Azerbaijan
2.40
2011
159 Antigua and Barbuda
2.40
2009
160 Chad
2.30
2011
161 Bangladesh
2.20
2009
162 Lebanon
2.20
2012
163 Dominican Republic
2.20
2012
164 Pakistan
2.10
2012
165 Eritrea
2.10
2006
166 Liechtenstein
2.10
2008
167 Georgia
2.00
2012
168 Sri Lanka
1.70
2012
169 Monaco
1.60
2011
170 Zambia
1.30
2008
171 Central African Republic
1.20
2011
172 Burma
0.80
2011
173 Equatorial Guinea
0.60
2002
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