OECD’s Education Report for 2013: Expenditure in 2010

Following is a table detailing 2010 education expenditures by country, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris. The countries are ranked by the total amount spent on education.

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                    Annual Expenditure               Expenditure for Education
                     per student (1)                         to GDP (2)
Country              2010       2009      YoY%       2010       2009       YoY
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OECD Mean           9,313      9,252      0.7%       6.3%       6.2%       0.1%
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United States      15,171     15,812     -4.1%       7.3%       7.3%       0.0%
Switzerland*       14,922     14,716      1.4%       5.6%       6.0%      -0.4%
Norway             14,081     14,020      0.4%       7.6%       6.2%       1.4%
Denmark            12,848     12,523      2.6%       8.0%       7.9%       0.1%
Austria            12,507     12,285      1.8%       5.8%       5.9%      -0.1%
Sweden             11,734     11,400      2.9%       6.5%       6.7%      -0.3%
Netherlands        11,439     11,493     -0.5%       6.3%       6.2%       0.0%
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                    Annual Expenditure               Expenditure for Education
                     per student (1)                         to GDP (2)
Country              2010       2009      YoY%       2010       2009       YoY
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Belgium            11,028     10,758      2.5%       6.6%       6.7%       0.0%
United Kingdom     10,878     10,587      2.8%       6.5%       6.0%       0.4%
Australia          10,825     10,407      4.0%       6.1%       6.0%       0.1%
Ireland*           10,685     10,713     -0.3%       6.4%       6.3%       0.1%
Japan              10,596     10,035      5.6%       5.1%       5.2%      -0.1%
France             10,182      9,913      2.7%       6.3%       6.3%       0.0%
Finland            10,157      9,910      2.5%       6.5%       6.4%       0.1%
Spain               9,484      9,800     -3.2%       5.6%       5.6%       0.0%
Slovenia            8,933      8,826      1.2%       5.9%       6.0%      -0.1%
Italy*              8,690      9,055     -4.0%       4.7%       4.9%      -0.2%
Iceland             8,619      9,429     -8.6%       7.7%       8.1%      -0.3%
Korea               8,198      8,542     -4.0%       7.6%       8.0%      -0.4%
New Zealand         8,192      8,117      0.9%       7.3%       7.4%      -0.1%
Portugal*           8,009      7,829      2.3%       5.8%       5.9%      -0.1%
Israel              6,537      6,410      2.0%       7.4%       7.2%       0.3%
Poland*             6,321      5,666     11.6%       5.8%       5.8%       0.0%
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                    Annual Expenditure               Expenditure for Education
                     per student (1)                         to GDP (2)
Country              2010       2009      YoY%       2010       2009       YoY
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Estonia             6,126      6,210     -1.3%       6.0%       6.3%      -0.3%
Czech Republic      6,037      6,216     -2.9%       4.7%       4.8%      -0.1%
Slovak Republic     5,400      5,134      5.2%       4.6%       4.7%      -0.1%
Hungary*            5,285      5,227      1.1%       4.6%       4.8%      -0.2%
Chile **            4,183      3,860      8.4%       6.4%       6.8%      -0.4%
Mexico              2,993      2,875      4.1%       6.2%       6.2%       0.0%
Canada *, **         n/a        n/a       n/a        6.6%       6.1%       0.5%
Germany              n/a       9,779      n/a        n/a        5.3%       n/a
Greece               n/a        n/a       n/a        n/a       n/a         n/a
Luxembourg           n/a        n/a       n/a        n/a       n/a         n/a
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NOTE: (1) Values in equivalent US dollars converted using PPP
      for private consumption based on full time equivalents.
      Primary to tertiary education, excluding R&D activities.
      (2) Expenditure on educational core services, R&D and ancillary
      services in educational institutions as a percentage of GDP,
      excluding private payments on instructional services/goods
      outside educational institutions.
      (*) For these countries annual expenditure per student refers to
      public institutions only; for Italy except in tertiary education.
      (**) Years of reference for Chile are 2011 and 2010 instead
      of 2010 and 2009. Years of reference for Canada are 2009 and
      2008 instead of 2010 and 2009.
      Year on year changes calculated byu Bloomberg Ness, may not sum
      due to rounding.

SOURCE: OECD, Education at a Glance
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