Costa Rica is the top country by public expenditure on education in the world. As of 2014, public expenditure on education in Costa Rica was 23.1 %. The top 5 countries also includes Benin, Nepal, Vanuatu, and Jamaica.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).