Denmark Education Spending 1986-2022

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.
  • Denmark education spending for 2018 was 13.44%, a 1.9% decline from 2017.
  • Denmark education spending for 2017 was 15.34%, a 1.51% increase from 2014.
  • Denmark education spending for 2014 was 13.83%, a 1.39% decline from 2013.
  • Denmark education spending for 2013 was 15.22%, a 2.73% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Chile 21.37%
Singapore 20.79%
Saudi Arabia 19.36%
Hong Kong 18.79%
Greenland 17.56%
Faroe Islands 17.36%
Iceland 17.25%
Barbados 16.36%
New Zealand 16.08%
Palau 15.93%
Norway 15.92%
Sweden 15.67%
Switzerland 15.53%
Israel 15.52%
Uruguay 15.19%
Macao 15.16%
San Marino 14.49%
British Virgin Islands 14.00%
St. Kitts and Nevis 13.53%
Australia 13.48%
Andorra 13.46%
Denmark 13.44%
Estonia 13.35%
United Kingdom 13.34%
Ireland 13.32%
Puerto Rico 13.21%
United States 13.15%
Netherlands 12.91%
Oman 12.70%
Argentina 12.52%
Belgium 12.22%
Turks and Caicos Islands 11.94%
Seychelles 11.83%
Kuwait 11.75%
Finland 11.75%
Lithuania 11.74%
Bahamas 11.44%
Slovenia 11.34%
Germany 11.23%
Latvia 11.15%
Poland 11.11%
Portugal 10.81%
Austria 10.72%
Czech Republic 10.51%
Hungary 10.08%
Spain 10.03%
Bahrain 9.89%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.77%
France 9.72%
Slovak Republic 9.53%
Italy 8.80%
Panama 8.68%
Luxembourg 8.66%
Croatia 8.60%
Greece 7.42%
Antigua and Barbuda 7.23%
Denmark Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 13.44% -1.90%
2017 15.34% 1.51%
2014 13.83% -1.39%
2013 15.22% 2.73%
2012 12.49% -2.55%
2011 15.04% -0.07%
2010 15.10% 0.16%
2009 14.94% 0.11%
2008 14.83% -0.53%
2007 15.36% -0.16%
2006 15.51% -0.27%
2005 15.78% 0.29%
2004 15.49% 0.35%
2003 15.14% -0.29%
2002 15.43% -0.11%
2001 15.55% 0.20%
2000 15.34% 0.80%
1999 14.54% -0.09%
1998 14.63% 0.49%
1996 14.14% 0.99%
1995 13.15% -0.33%
1994 13.48% -0.40%
1993 13.88% 3.28%
1991 10.60% -0.58%
1989 11.19% -1.22%
1988 12.41% 0.12%
1987 12.29% 0.88%
1986 11.42% 0.88%