Total Public Expenditure on Education (As % of gross national income)

Based on a comparison of 28 countries in 2011, Iceland ranked the highest in public expenditure on education (as % of gross national income) with 8.57% followed by Denmark and Malta. On the other end of the scale was Romania with 3.11%, Bulgaria with 3.96% and Slovakia with 4.15%.

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Countries Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Austria %                     5.49 5.46 5.40 5.48 6.03    
Belgium % ... ... ... ... ... ...         5.88 5.93 5.94 6.34 6.61    
Bulgaria %                     4.25 4.15 4.19 4.65 4.68    
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...       4.07 4.14 4.10 4.44 4.57    
Cyprus %                     7.25 7.36 7.38 7.54 8.34    
Czech Republic %                     4.26 4.66 4.37 4.11 4.67    
Denmark %                     8.18 7.82 7.73 7.56 8.60    
Estonia %                     5.07 4.96 5.05 5.91 6.22    
Finland %                     6.27 6.13 5.90 6.07 6.71    
France %                     5.59 5.51 5.52 5.52 5.79    
Germany %   ...   ...             4.52 4.34 4.42 4.51 4.93    
Hungary %                     5.77 5.75 5.69 5.45 5.35    
Iceland %                     7.88 8.01 7.74 9.63 9.70    
Ireland %                     5.47 5.40 5.69 6.54 7.71    
Italy %                     4.41 4.66 4.27 4.61 4.72    
Japan %   ...             ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Latvia %                     5.20 5.29 5.24 5.76 5.19    
Lithuania %                     4.96 4.92 4.82 5.03 5.54    
Luxembourg %       ... ... ...         4.40 4.48 3.91 ... ... ... ...
Malta %                     6.89 6.69 6.34 5.92 5.73    
Netherlands %                     5.50 5.36 5.24 5.62 6.09    
Norway %                     6.90 6.48 6.68 6.43 7.20    
Poland %                     5.57 5.39 5.10 5.19 5.27    
Portugal %                     5.29 5.23 5.27 5.07 6.04    
Romania % ... ... ... ...             3.58 ... 4.40 4.43 4.30    
Slovakia %                     3.96 3.92 3.74 3.69 4.12    
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ...         5.78 5.78 5.26 5.34 5.78    
Spain %                     4.29 4.34 4.45 4.75 5.11    
Sweden %                     6.84 6.66 6.47 6.53 7.13    
Switzerland % ... ... ... ... ...           5.05 4.88 4.84 5.30 5.24    
Turkey %                     ... 3.82 ... ... ... ... ...
USA %                 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...