Netherlands 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.
  • Netherlands education spending for 2017 was 12.19%, a 0.61% decline from 2016.
  • Netherlands education spending for 2016 was 12.81%, a 0.6% increase from 2015.
  • Netherlands education spending for 2015 was 12.21%, a 0.06% increase from 2014.
  • Netherlands education spending for 2014 was 12.15%, a 0.06% increase from 2013.
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%
Netherlands Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 12.19% -0.61%
2016 12.81% 0.60%
2015 12.21% 0.06%
2014 12.15% 0.06%
2013 12.09% 0.32%
2012 11.78% -0.11%
2011 11.89% 0.22%
2010 11.67% 0.05%
2009 11.62% -0.26%
2008 11.88% 0.12%
2007 11.76% -0.21%
2006 11.97% -0.36%
2005 12.34% 0.46%
2004 11.88% 0.35%
2003 11.53% 0.30%
2002 11.23% 0.07%
2001 11.16% 0.08%
2000 11.08% 0.51%
1999 10.57% 0.15%
1998 10.42% 1.53%
1996 8.89% -0.78%
1995 9.67% 0.11%
1994 9.56% -0.11%
1993 9.67% -1.40%
1991 11.07% 0.09%
1990 10.99% 0.43%
1988 10.56% -0.74%
1987 11.30% 0.46%
1986 10.83% 0.33%
1985 10.50% 0.63%
1984 9.87% -0.77%
1983 10.64% -0.76%
1982 11.41% -0.66%
1981 12.07% -0.66%