Germany: Education spending, percent of government spending
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Public spending on education, percent of public spending
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1993 to 2018. The average value for Germany during that period was 10.22 percent with a minimum of 8.27 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 11.23 percent in 2018.
The latest value from 2018 is 11.23 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 155
countries is 14.82 percent.
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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.