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Education spending, percent of government spending - Country rankings:

The average for 2016 was 16.11 percent.The highest value was in Grenada: 42.79 percent and the lowest value was in Liberia: 7.01 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Public spending on education, percent of public spending, 2016
(percent, Source: UNESCO, TheGlobalEconomy.com)



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.
Education spending, percent of government spending in the European union
Education spending, percent of government spending in Europe
Education spending, percent of government spending in Asia
Education spending, percent of government spending in Africa
Education spending, percent of government spending in North America
Education spending, percent of government spending in South America
Education spending, percent of government spending in Australia
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