Norway 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.
  • Norway education spending for 2017 was 16.01%, a 0.04% increase from 2016.
  • Norway education spending for 2016 was 15.97%, a 0.24% increase from 2015.
  • Norway education spending for 2015 was 15.73%, a 1.32% decline from 2014.
  • Norway education spending for 2014 was 17.04%, a 0.23% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Norway Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 16.01% 0.04%
2016 15.97% 0.24%
2015 15.73% -1.32%
2014 17.04% -0.23%
2013 17.27% -0.16%
2012 17.43% 2.47%
2011 14.96% -0.27%
2010 15.23% -0.41%
2009 15.64% -0.22%
2008 15.86% -0.14%
2007 15.99% 0.13%
2006 15.86% -0.68%
2005 16.55% 0.11%
2004 16.44% 0.75%
2003 15.68% -0.57%
2002 16.26% 0.34%
2001 15.92% 0.15%
2000 15.77% 0.64%
1999 15.13% -0.40%
1998 15.53% -0.67%
1997 16.20% 0.21%
1996 15.99% -0.90%
1995 16.89% 0.39%
1994 16.50% 0.62%
1993 15.88% 2.09%
1992 13.79% -0.06%
1991 13.85% -0.17%
1990 14.02% 0.01%
1989 14.02% 0.71%
1988 13.31% -1.08%
1987 14.39% 0.23%
1986 14.16% -0.03%
1985 14.19% -0.01%
1984 14.20% -0.25%
1983 14.44% -0.22%
1982 14.66% 0.04%
1981 14.62% 0.04%