USA: Education spending, percent of government spending
(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Public spending on education, percent of public spending
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2013 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 13.32 percent with a minimum of 13.23 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 13.4 percent in 2014.
The latest value from 2014 is 13.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 114
countries is 14.99 percent.
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Definition: General government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers) is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on all sectors (including health, education, social services, etc.). It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.