USA: Education spending, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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USA: Public spending on education, percent of GDP

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2013 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 4.95 percent with a minimum of 4.93 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 4.96 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2014 is 4.96 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 116 countries is 4.55 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 GDP. 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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