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, UNESCO provides data for the USA from 2010 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 13.32 percent with a minumum of 13.02 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 13.59 percent in 2014. 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 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.
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