Canada Education Spending 1960-2024

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.
  • Canada education spending for 2022 was 11.05%, a 0% increase from 2021.
  • Canada education spending for 2021 was 11.05%, a 1.18% increase from 2020.
  • Canada education spending for 2020 was 9.88%, a 2.78% decline from 2019.
  • Canada education spending for 2019 was 12.65%, a 0.28% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Puerto Rico 21.24%
Uruguay 16.82%
British Virgin Islands 14.33%
Macao 13.80%
Singapore 13.28%
Barbados 12.72%
Cayman Islands 12.53%
Curacao 12.42%
Turks and Caicos Islands 11.86%
Panama 11.76%
Bermuda 11.53%
St. Kitts and Nevis 11.49%
Bahamas 11.44%
Canada 11.05%
Seychelles 10.65%
Antigua and Barbuda 10.30%
Bahrain 9.30%
Gibraltar 9.22%
Trinidad and Tobago 8.59%
Andorra 6.61%
Monaco 4.80%
Ireland 0.00%
Liechtenstein 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Poland 0.00%
Slovak Republic 0.00%
United States 0.00%
Australia 0.00%
Germany 0.00%
Isle of Man 0.00%
Kuwait 0.00%
Malta 0.00%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Brunei 0.00%
Czech Republic 0.00%
United Kingdom 0.00%
Hungary 0.00%
South Korea 0.00%
Argentina 0.00%
Cyprus 0.00%
Faroe Islands 0.00%
Croatia 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Oman 0.00%
Saudi Arabia 0.00%
UAE 0.00%
France 0.00%
Japan 0.00%
New Zealand 0.00%
Qatar 0.00%
Finland 0.00%
Hong Kong 0.00%
Italy 0.00%
Latvia 0.00%
Norway 0.00%
French Polynesia 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Aruba 0.00%
Chile 0.00%
Estonia 0.00%
Guam 0.00%
Israel 0.00%
Luxembourg 0.00%
Netherlands 0.00%
Portugal 0.00%
Sweden 0.00%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.00%
Belgium 0.00%
Channel Islands 0.00%
Spain 0.00%
Greenland 0.00%
Iceland 0.00%
Lithuania 0.00%
New Caledonia 0.00%
Slovenia 0.00%
Austria 0.00%
Switzerland 0.00%
Denmark 0.00%
Greece 0.00%
Canada Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 11.05% 0.00%
2021 11.05% 1.18%
2020 9.88% -2.78%
2019 12.65% -0.28%
2018 12.93% -0.01%
2017 12.94% 0.28%
2016 12.66% -0.08%
2015 12.74% -0.24%
2014 12.99% -0.01%
2013 13.00% 0.14%
2012 12.86% 0.14%
2011 12.71% 0.09%
2010 12.62% 0.05%
2009 12.57% 0.07%
2008 12.50% 12.50%
2007 0.00% 0.00%
2006 0.00% 0.00%
2005 0.00% 0.00%
2004 0.00% 0.00%
2003 0.00% 0.00%
2002 0.00% 0.00%
2001 0.00% 0.00%
2000 0.00% 0.00%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
1998 0.00% 0.00%
1997 0.00% 0.00%
1996 0.00% 0.00%
1995 0.00% 0.00%
1994 0.00% 0.00%
1993 0.00% 0.00%
1992 0.00% 0.00%
1991 0.00% 0.00%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%