South Korea: Education spending, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; source: UNESCO)

South Korea: Public spending on education, percent of GDP

: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for South Korea from 1970 to 2015. The average value for South Korea during that period was 3.58 percent with a minumum of 2 percent in 1975 and a maximum of 6.07 percent in 1982. 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 GDP. It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.