France Education Spending 1981-2024

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 2019 was 9.67%, a 0.04% decline from 2018.
  • France education spending for 2018 was 9.72%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
  • France education spending for 2017 was 9.65%, a 0.09% increase from 2016.
  • France education spending for 2016 was 9.56%, a 0.06% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Chile 21.23%
Hong Kong 20.31%
Singapore 19.47%
Saudi Arabia 19.07%
Greenland 17.43%
Iceland 17.42%
Macao 16.60%
Sweden 15.90%
Israel 15.74%
Norway 15.67%
Palau 15.66%
Switzerland 15.56%
Faroe Islands 15.41%
Uruguay 15.15%
San Marino 15.06%
Cayman Islands 14.96%
Puerto Rico 14.63%
Malta 14.00%
Denmark 13.91%
South Korea 13.83%
Cyprus 13.68%
Ireland 13.61%
United Kingdom 13.55%
New Zealand 13.48%
Estonia 13.45%
United States 13.38%
Australia 12.85%
Kuwait 12.83%
UAE 12.68%
Argentina 12.53%
Netherlands 12.51%
Bermuda 12.44%
Oman 12.42%
St. Kitts and Nevis 12.28%
Belgium 12.23%
British Virgin Islands 12.20%
Finland 12.04%
Poland 11.99%
Latvia 11.76%
Lithuania 11.75%
Canada 11.74%
Germany 11.37%
Slovenia 11.33%
Bahamas 11.26%
Seychelles 11.13%
Czech Republic 11.06%
Portugal 10.91%
Andorra 10.90%
Barbados 10.78%
Austria 10.73%
Trinidad and Tobago 10.62%
Slovak Republic 10.55%
Panama 10.09%
Spain 10.05%
France 9.67%
Turks and Caicos Islands 9.62%
Hungary 9.27%
Luxembourg 8.68%
Qatar 8.64%
Antigua and Barbuda 8.55%
Croatia 8.51%
Bahrain 8.49%
Italy 8.45%
Japan 8.18%
Gibraltar 7.84%
Greece 7.50%
Monaco 5.03%
France Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 9.67% -0.04%
2018 9.72% 0.07%
2017 9.65% 0.09%
2016 9.56% -0.06%
2015 9.62% -0.01%
2014 9.63% 0.02%
2013 9.61% 0.06%
2012 9.55% -0.19%
2011 9.74% -0.21%
2010 9.95% -0.80%
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%