India: Education spending, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

India: Public spending on education, percent of GDP

: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1997 to 2013. The average value for India during that period was 3.63 percent with a minimum of 3.14 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 4.42 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2013 is 3.84 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 118 countries is 4.52 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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