Japan Education Spending 1981-2023

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.
  • Japan education spending for 1998 was 9.95%, a 0.41% decline from 1995.
  • Japan education spending for 1995 was 10.37%, a 0.74% decline from 1994.
  • Japan education spending for 1994 was 11.11%, a 0.01% decline from 1993.
  • Japan education spending for 1993 was 11.12%, a 6.53% decline from 1989.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Saudi Arabia 23.98%
Aruba 22.08%
Lithuania 16.61%
Iceland 16.60%
Estonia 16.03%
Latvia 15.66%
Argentina 15.62%
Norway 15.39%
Chile 15.17%
Denmark 14.63%
Switzerland 14.55%
St. Kitts and Nevis 14.53%
Sweden 12.71%
Canada 12.64%
Ireland 12.55%
United Kingdom 12.10%
Austria 11.29%
Poland 11.28%
France 10.75%
Spain 10.47%
Netherlands 10.42%
Oman 9.99%
Japan 9.95%
Seychelles 9.87%
Germany 9.27%
Italy 9.24%
Trinidad and Tobago 8.93%
Brunei 8.76%
Hungary 8.70%
Czech Republic 8.55%
Qatar 7.84%
Monaco 6.49%
Greece 6.41%
Japan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
1998 9.95% -0.41%
1995 10.37% -0.74%
1994 11.11% -0.01%
1993 11.12% -6.53%
1989 17.64% -0.15%
1988 17.80% -0.26%
1987 18.05% 3.17%
1983 14.89% -0.79%
1982 15.68% -0.45%
1981 16.13% -0.45%