European Union 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.
  • European Union education spending for 2022 was 0.00%, a 10.72% decline from 2021.
  • European Union education spending for 2021 was 10.72%, a 0.37% increase from 2020.
  • European Union education spending for 2020 was 10.35%, a 0.4% decline from 2019.
  • European Union education spending for 2019 was 10.75%, a 0.11% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Sub-Saharan Africa 14.40%
Latin America & Caribbean 13.50%
North America 11.05%
South Asia 10.57%
Euro Area 0.00%
East Asia & Pacific 0.00%
World 0.00%
OECD members 0.00%
European Union 0.00%
European Union Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 0.00% -10.72%
2021 10.72% 0.37%
2020 10.35% -0.40%
2019 10.75% -0.11%
2018 10.86% 0.22%
2017 10.64% 0.01%
2016 10.63% 0.11%
2015 10.52% -0.13%
2014 10.65% 0.01%
2013 10.64% -0.27%
2012 10.92% -0.01%
2011 10.93% -0.29%
2010 11.22% 0.51%
2009 10.71% -0.61%
2008 11.33% -0.04%
2007 11.37% -0.45%
2006 11.82% -0.32%
2005 12.14% 0.41%
2004 11.73% -0.29%
2003 12.02% 0.50%
2002 11.53% 0.19%
2001 11.34% 0.14%
2000 11.20% 0.11%
1999 11.09% -0.17%
1998 11.26% 0.46%
1997 10.80% -0.21%
1996 11.00% 0.15%
1995 10.86% 10.86%
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%