Switzerland Education Spending 1984-2021

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.
  • Switzerland education spending for 2017 was 15.58%, a 0.06% increase from 2016.
  • Switzerland education spending for 2016 was 15.51%, a 0.02% decline from 2015.
  • Switzerland education spending for 2015 was 15.53%, a 0.07% increase from 2014.
  • Switzerland education spending for 2014 was 15.46%, a 0.25% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Switzerland Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 15.58% 0.06%
2016 15.51% -0.02%
2015 15.53% 0.07%
2014 15.46% 0.25%
2013 15.21% -0.43%
2012 15.64% 0.09%
2011 15.55% 0.16%
2010 15.39% -0.25%
2009 15.64% -0.37%
2008 16.01% 0.33%
2007 15.68% -0.29%
2006 15.97% 0.15%
2005 15.82% -0.40%
2004 16.22% -0.11%
2003 16.33% 1.02%
2002 15.31% -0.12%
2001 15.43% 0.79%
2000 14.64% 0.17%
1999 14.47% -0.24%
1998 14.70% -0.74%
1996 15.44% -0.03%
1995 15.48% -0.21%
1994 15.69% -0.63%
1993 16.32% -1.00%
1991 17.32% -0.01%
1990 17.33% 1.38%
1989 15.95% -0.34%
1988 16.29% 0.71%
1987 15.58% -0.28%
1986 15.86% 0.21%
1985 15.65% -0.07%
1984 15.73% -0.07%