Description

Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

Value Range

From 4.5% in Central African Republic to 44.7% in Cuba.

Data

<div style="width:500px; font-family:'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height:20px"><div style="background-color:#333; padding:0px 5px; font-weight:bold"><div style="color:#fff; font-size:12px; line-height:20px;"><a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SE.XPD.PRIM.PC.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#fff;text-decoration:none;" class="active">Expenditure per student, primary (% of GDP per capita)</a></div></div><script type="text/javascript">widgetContext = { "url": "http://data.worldbank.org/widgets/indicator/0/web_widgets_2/SE.XPD.PRIM.PC.ZS/countries", "width": 500, "height": 325, "widgetid": "web_widget_iframe_54e6aeeab6f89a43570f57b061266e80" };</script><div id="web_widget_iframe_54e6aeeab6f89a43570f57b061266e80"></div><script src="http://data.worldbank.org/profiles/datafinder/modules/contrib/web_widgets/iframe/web_widgets_iframe.js"></script><div style="font-size: 10px; color:#000">Data from <a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SE.XPD.PRIM.PC.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#CCC;">World Bank</a></div></div>


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Sources

Data for this indicator are provided at http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SE.XPD.PRIM.PC.ZS/