France 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.
  • France education spending for 2017 was 9.68%, a 1.07% decline from 1998.
  • France education spending for 1998 was 10.75%, a 0.05% decline from 1996.
  • France education spending for 1996 was 10.80%, a 0.15% decline from 1995.
  • France education spending for 1995 was 10.95%, a 0.42% increase from 1994.
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%
France Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 9.68% -1.07%
1998 10.75% -0.05%
1996 10.80% -0.15%
1995 10.95% 0.42%
1994 10.53% 0.10%
1993 10.43% 0.86%
1992 9.57% -0.44%
1991 10.01% 0.37%
1990 9.64% 0.16%
1989 9.48% -0.09%
1988 9.57% 0.21%
1987 9.36% -0.32%
1986 9.68% -0.39%
1985 10.06% -0.36%
1984 10.43% -0.30%
1983 10.72% -0.67%
1982 11.39% -0.12%
1981 11.51% -0.12%