Belgium Education Spending 1981-2021

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.
  • Belgium education spending for 2017 was 12.49%, a 0.16% increase from 2016.
  • Belgium education spending for 2016 was 12.33%, a 0.16% increase from 2015.
  • Belgium education spending for 2015 was 12.17%, a 0.16% increase from 2014.
  • Belgium education spending for 2014 was 12.01%, a 0.12% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Chile 21.31%
Andorra 18.96%
Hong Kong 17.84%
Iceland 17.69%
New Zealand 16.66%
Norway 16.01%
Cyprus 15.87%
Sweden 15.80%
Israel 15.72%
Switzerland 15.58%
Denmark 15.26%
Uruguay 14.94%
United Kingdom 14.19%
Australia 13.61%
Macao 13.48%
Ireland 13.47%
Malta 13.47%
Argentina 13.26%
San Marino 13.10%
Barbados 12.88%
Estonia 12.75%
Belgium 12.49%
Netherlands 12.19%
Slovenia 12.02%
Latvia 11.97%
Finland 11.87%
Lithuania 11.82%
Poland 11.06%
Portugal 11.06%
Germany 11.04%
Austria 10.95%
Spain 10.23%
Hungary 10.07%
Czech Republic 9.90%
Slovak Republic 9.76%
France 9.68%
Croatia 8.66%
Qatar 8.56%
Luxembourg 8.53%
Japan 8.38%
Italy 8.31%
Bermuda 7.77%
Bahrain 7.18%
Monaco 6.98%
Belgium Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 12.49% 0.16%
2016 12.33% 0.16%
2015 12.17% 0.16%
2014 12.01% 0.12%
2013 11.89% 0.19%
2011 11.70% -0.31%
2010 12.01% 0.17%
2009 11.85% -0.67%
2008 12.51% 1.34%
2005 11.17% 5.28%
1996 5.89% 0.07%
1995 5.83% -4.45%
1994 10.28% 0.10%
1993 10.18% 2.01%
1988 8.16% -0.02%
1987 8.18% -0.43%
1986 8.61% -0.64%
1982 9.25% -1.02%
1981 10.27% -1.02%