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United States of America - Public spending on education as a share of GDP

5.22
(%)
in 2011

Though United States education expenditure fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1986 - 2011 period ending at 5.22 % in 2011.

Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education 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).

Date Value Change, %
2011 5.22 -3.62 %
2010 5.42 3.25 %
2009 5.25 -1.02 %
2008 5.30 1.09 %
2007 5.25 -2.64 %
2006 5.39 6.21 %
2005 5.07 -4.44 %
2004 5.31 -4.61 %
2003 5.57 2.95 %
2002 5.41 -0.95 %
2001 5.46 12.55 %
1999 4.85