Italy - Public spending on education

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education)

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Italy was 24.73 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 25.82 in 2002, while its lowest value was 24.08 in 2001.

Definition: Expenditure on primary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1998 24.64
1999 25.82
2000 25.82
2001 24.08
2002 25.82
2003 25.65
2004 25.80
2005 24.58
2006 25.06
2007 25.08
2008 25.23
2009 25.18
2010 24.98
2011 24.73

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education)

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Italy was 42.47 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 48.71 in 2001, while its lowest value was 42.47 in 2011.

Definition: Expenditure on secondary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1998 46.78
1999 46.09
2000 46.09
2001 48.71
2002 46.09
2003 47.05
2004 46.01
2005 46.50
2006 46.24
2007 45.07
2008 44.59
2009 43.11
2010 42.94
2011 42.47

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education)

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Italy was 19.36 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 19.36 in 2011, while its lowest value was 16.29 in 1998.

Definition: Expenditure on tertiary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1998 16.29
1999 18.50
2000 18.50
2001 16.36
2002 18.50
2003 16.42
2004 16.92
2005 17.24
2006 16.99
2007 17.68
2008 18.33
2009 18.27
2010 18.76
2011 19.36

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Italy was 8.04 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 9.50 in 2001, while its lowest value was 8.04 in 2011.

Definition: 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.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1988 9.46
1993 8.32
1994 8.17
1995 8.12
1996 8.36
1998 8.89
1999 9.17
2000 9.07
2001 9.50
2002 9.14
2003 9.19
2004 8.96
2005 8.58
2006 9.07
2007 8.36
2008 8.75
2009 8.44
2010 8.29
2011 8.04

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP) in Italy was 4.29 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 4.96 in 1984, while its lowest value was 3.01 in 1971.

Definition: General government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers) is expressed as a percentage of GDP. It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 3.49
1971 3.01
1974 3.98
1975 3.85
1976 4.07
1978 3.92
1979 4.32
1983 4.66
1984 4.96
1985 4.87
1986 4.83
1988 4.77
1993 4.91
1994 4.60
1995 4.48
1996 4.61
1998 4.62
1999 4.67
2000 4.45
2001 4.83
2002 4.60
2003 4.72
2004 4.56
2005 4.41
2006 4.71
2007 4.27
2008 4.56
2009 4.70
2010 4.50
2011 4.29

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs