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India: Public spending on education, percent of GDP: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for India from 1997 to 2013. The average value for India during that period was 3.67 percent with a minumum of 3.19 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 4.48 percent in 1999. 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 GDP. It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.