Greece 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.
  • Greece education spending for 2005 was 8.70%, a 1% increase from 2004.
  • Greece education spending for 2004 was 7.70%, a 0.34% increase from 2003.
  • Greece education spending for 2003 was 7.36%, a 0.12% decline from 2002.
  • Greece education spending for 2002 was 7.48%, a 0.16% increase from 2001.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Hong Kong 22.48%
Singapore 22.28%
Saudi Arabia 19.29%
Aruba 18.90%
Iceland 17.81%
Barbados 17.51%
Norway 16.55%
New Zealand 16.26%
Chile 16.20%
Cyprus 15.84%
Switzerland 15.82%
Argentina 15.80%
Denmark 15.78%
Lithuania 14.58%
Estonia 14.26%
Kuwait 13.85%
Qatar 13.74%
Australia 13.59%
Ireland 13.56%
Slovenia 13.29%
Israel 13.20%
United Kingdom 13.17%
Sweden 12.76%
Netherlands 12.34%
Finland 12.25%
Poland 12.22%
Canada 12.18%
Bermuda 12.11%
Belgium 11.17%
St. Kitts and Nevis 11.06%
Portugal 10.86%
Hungary 10.80%
Spain 10.78%
Macao 10.47%
Austria 10.26%
Oman 10.05%
Japan 9.69%
Uruguay 9.47%
Slovak Republic 9.47%
Czech Republic 9.20%
Italy 9.01%
Greece 8.70%
Greece Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2005 8.70% 1.00%
2004 7.70% 0.34%
2003 7.36% -0.12%
2002 7.48% 0.16%
2001 7.32% 0.36%
2000 6.96% 0.40%
1999 6.56% 0.15%
1998 6.41% 0.11%
1991 6.29% -0.91%
1990 7.20% 0.02%
1989 7.18% 0.41%
1988 6.78% 0.57%
1987 6.20% -0.28%
1986 6.49% -1.06%
1984 7.55% 0.43%
1983 7.12% -0.54%
1982 7.66% -0.72%
1981 8.38% -0.72%