Norway 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.
  • Norway education spending for 2018 was 15.92%, a 0.02% decline from 2017.
  • Norway education spending for 2017 was 15.94%, a 0.1% increase from 2016.
  • Norway education spending for 2016 was 15.84%, a 0.23% increase from 2015.
  • Norway education spending for 2015 was 15.61%, a 1.29% decline from 2014.
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%
Norway Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 15.92% -0.02%
2017 15.94% 0.10%
2016 15.84% 0.23%
2015 15.61% -1.29%
2014 16.90% -0.22%
2013 17.12% -0.16%
2012 17.28% 2.46%
2011 14.83% -0.26%
2010 15.09% -0.42%
2009 15.51% -0.21%
2008 15.72% -0.16%
2007 15.88% 0.17%
2006 15.71% -0.67%
2005 16.37% 0.11%
2004 16.26% 0.73%
2003 15.53% -0.55%
2002 16.08% 0.30%
2001 15.78% 0.15%
2000 15.63% 0.64%
1999 14.99% -0.40%
1998 15.39% -0.66%
1997 16.05% 0.21%
1996 15.84% -0.90%
1995 16.74% 0.39%
1994 16.35% 0.61%
1993 15.74% 2.07%
1992 13.67% -0.06%
1991 13.72% -0.17%
1990 13.89% 0.01%
1989 13.89% 0.70%
1988 13.19% -1.07%
1987 14.26% 0.23%
1986 14.03% -0.03%
1985 14.06% -0.01%
1984 14.07% -0.24%
1983 14.31% -0.22%
1982 14.53% 0.04%
1981 14.49% 0.04%