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Greece: Public spending on education, percent of public spending: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Greece from 1981 to 2005. The average value for Greece during that period was 7.19 percent with a minumum of 6.2 percent in 1987 and a maximum of 8.7 percent in 2005. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.