Australia - Public spending on education as a share of gross domestic product

5.3 (%) in 2016

In 2016, public spending on education as a share of GDP for Australia was 5.3 %. Though Australia public spending on education as a share of GDP fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1990 - 2016 period ending at 5.3 % in 2016.

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Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).