India: Education spending, percent of government spending

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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India: Public spending on education, percent of public spending

: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1997 to 2013. The average value for India during that period was 13.25 percent with a minimum of 11.19 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 16.96 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2013 is 14.05 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 115 countries is 15.11 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 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.
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