Singapore: Public spending on education, percent of GDP
For that indicator, we provide data for Singapore from 1971 to 2013. The average value for Singapore during that period was 3.01 percent with a minimum of 2.25 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 3.98 percent in 2003.
The latest value from 2013 is 2.85 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 118
countries is 4.52 percent.
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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.