Iran: Public spending on education, percent of GDP: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Iran from 1971 to 2015. The average value for Iran during that period was 3.92 percent with a minumum of 2.68 percent in 1974 and a maximum of 7.14 percent in 1981. 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.