* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Singapore: Public spending on education, percent of GDP: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Singapore from 1971 to 2013. The average value for Singapore during that period was 3.02 percent with a minumum of 2.25 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 4.01 percent in 2003. 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.