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USA: Public spending on education, percent of government spending: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for the USA from 2002 to 2011. The average value for the USA during that period was 14.7 percent with a minumum of 12.91 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 16.59 percent in 2003.
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World Bank definition: General government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers) is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on all sectors (including health, education, social services, etc.). It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.