Which Country Spends the Most Private Money on Education As of GDP?

Private Expenditure on Education (As % of GDP) (%), 2011
Education | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 30 countries in 2011, USA ranked the highest in private expenditure on education as a share of GDP with 2.24% followed by Cyprus and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Norway with 0.100%, Romania with 0.110% and Finland with 0.150%.

Data for more countries are available at Private Expenditure on Education (As % of GDP) indicator page.

Private Expenditure on Education (As % of GDP) Unit 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Bulgaria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.580% 0.620% 0.580% 0.560% 0.660%
Cyprus % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.21% 1.21% 1.27% 1.36% 1.53%
France % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.550% 0.540% 0.540% 0.600% 0.610%
Germany % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.920% 0.710% 0.690% 0.700% 0.800%
Iceland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.720% 0.810% 0.770% 0.710% 0.740%
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.53% 1.66% 1.65% 1.67% 1.60%
Latvia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.770% 0.660% 0.560% 0.600% 0.580%
Lithuania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.490% 0.460% 0.450% 0.510% 0.660%
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.370% 0.370% 0.370% 0.300% 1.32%
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... 0.910% 0.880% 0.900% 0.940% 1.02%
Poland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.550% 0.540% 0.500% 0.740% 0.770%
Slovakia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.700% 0.620% 0.530% 0.700% 0.720%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.780% 0.760% 0.720% 0.630% 0.680%
Spain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.530% 0.520% 0.610% 0.660% 0.720%
USA % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.24% 2.27% 2.50% 2.04% 1.97%