India: Education spending, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; source: UNESCO)

India: Public spending on education, percent of GDP

: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for India from 1997 to 2012. The average value for India during that period was 3.51 percent with a minumum of 2.83 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 4.34 percent in 1999. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: General government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers) is expressed as a percentage of GDP. It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.