Portugal Education Spending 1987-2021

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.
  • Portugal education spending for 2017 was 11.06%, a 0.91% increase from 2015.
  • Portugal education spending for 2015 was 10.15%, a 0.25% increase from 2014.
  • Portugal education spending for 2014 was 9.91%, a 0.66% decline from 2013.
  • Portugal education spending for 2013 was 10.57%, a 0.38% increase from 2012.
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%
Portugal Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 11.06% 0.91%
2015 10.15% 0.25%
2014 9.91% -0.66%
2013 10.57% 0.38%
2012 10.19% -0.05%
2011 10.24% -0.19%
2010 10.43% -0.65%
2009 11.07% 0.70%
2008 10.37% -0.68%
2007 11.05% 0.18%
2006 10.87% 0.01%
2005 10.86% -0.11%
2004 10.97% -0.69%
2003 11.66% -0.24%
2002 11.90% -0.20%
2001 12.10% 0.04%
2000 12.05% 0.18%
1999 11.87% -0.71%
1996 12.57% 0.94%
1995 11.63% 0.74%
1994 10.89% 0.39%
1993 10.51% -0.05%
1992 10.56% -0.43%
1991 10.99% 0.75%
1990 10.25% 0.40%
1989 9.85% 0.87%
1988 8.98% 1.79%
1987 7.20% 1.79%