France Education Spending 1981-2022

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.
  • France education spending for 2018 was 9.72%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
  • France education spending for 2017 was 9.65%, a 1.1% decline from 1998.
  • France education spending for 1998 was 10.75%, a 0.05% decline from 1996.
  • France education spending for 1996 was 10.80%, a 0.15% decline from 1995.
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%
France Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 9.72% 0.07%
2017 9.65% -1.10%
1998 10.75% -0.05%
1996 10.80% -0.15%
1995 10.95% 0.42%
1994 10.53% 0.10%
1993 10.43% 0.86%
1992 9.57% -0.44%
1991 10.01% 0.37%
1990 9.64% 0.16%
1989 9.48% -0.09%
1988 9.57% 0.21%
1987 9.36% -0.32%
1986 9.68% -0.39%
1985 10.06% -0.36%
1984 10.43% -0.30%
1983 10.72% -0.67%
1982 11.39% -0.12%
1981 11.51% -0.12%