Australia: Public spending on education, percent of GDP
For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Australia from 1978 to 2015. The average value for Australia during that period was 5.15 percent with a minumum of 4.64 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 6.01 percent in 1978.
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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.