Spain Education Spending 1987-2021

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.
  • Spain education spending for 2017 was 10.23%, a 0.25% increase from 2016.
  • Spain education spending for 2016 was 9.97%, a 0.2% increase from 2015.
  • Spain education spending for 2015 was 9.77%, a 0.23% increase from 2014.
  • Spain education spending for 2014 was 9.54%, a 0.04% 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%
Spain Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 10.23% 0.25%
2016 9.97% 0.20%
2015 9.77% 0.23%
2014 9.54% 0.04%
2013 9.50% 0.29%
2012 9.21% -1.40%
2011 10.62% 0.06%
2010 10.56% -0.07%
2009 10.63% -0.30%
2008 10.94% 0.09%
2007 10.85% -0.04%
2006 10.89% 0.11%
2005 10.78% 0.05%
2004 10.72% -0.16%
2003 10.89% 0.18%
2002 10.71% 0.00%
2001 10.71% 0.05%
2000 10.66% -0.03%
1999 10.69% 0.21%
1998 10.49% -0.22%
1996 10.71% 0.08%
1995 10.63% 0.39%
1994 10.24% 0.22%
1993 10.02% 0.32%
1992 9.71% -0.30%
1991 10.01% -0.11%
1990 10.12% -0.20%
1989 10.32% 0.70%
1988 9.62% 0.79%
1987 8.82% 0.79%