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USA: Public spending on education, percent of GDP: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for the USA from 1986 to 2011. The average value for the USA during that period was 5.1 percent with a minumum of 4.59 percent in 1986 and a maximum of 5.57 percent in 2003.
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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.