Belgium - Public spending on education

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

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Belgium was 23.25 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 26.61 in 1988, while its lowest value was 19.64 in 1993.

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
1979 26.51
1988 26.61
1993 19.64
1994 20.98
1995 20.21
1996 20.84
2001 22.80
2002 22.40
2003 24.00
2004 23.76
2005 23.60
2006 23.58
2007 23.52
2008 23.78
2009 22.78
2010 23.52
2011 23.34
2013 23.35
2014 23.25

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

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Belgium was 42.05 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 51.62 in 1982, while its lowest value was 42.05 in 2014.

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
1975 46.05
1976 46.36
1977 44.06
1978 47.95
1979 48.53
1980 50.36
1981 50.18
1982 51.62
1986 49.97
1987 49.58
1988 49.81
1993 45.46
1994 46.56
1995 45.61
1996 44.68
2001 43.35
2002 44.46
2003 42.56
2004 43.02
2005 43.10
2006 42.53
2007 42.92
2008 43.25
2009 43.32
2010 42.50
2011 42.80
2013 42.13
2014 42.05

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

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Belgium was 22.05 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 22.43 in 2009, while its lowest value was 15.94 in 1976.

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
1975 16.08
1976 15.94
1977 16.62
1978 18.92
1979 19.45
1980 18.60
1981 18.78
1982 18.39
1986 19.14
1987 19.07
1988 19.53
1993 17.38
1994 20.44
1995 20.50
1996 21.46
2001 22.31
2002 21.73
2003 21.69
2004 21.61
2005 21.70
2006 22.03
2007 21.70
2008 21.32
2009 22.43
2010 22.17
2011 22.00
2013 21.84
2014 22.05

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

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Belgium was 11.97 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 33 years was 12.51 in 2008, while its lowest value was 5.83 in 1995.

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
1981 10.27
1982 9.25
1986 8.61
1987 8.18
1988 8.16
1993 10.18
1994 10.28
1995 5.83
1996 5.89
2001 11.88
2002 12.01
2003 11.60
2004 11.87
2005 11.22
2006 12.06
2007 12.13
2008 12.51
2009 11.85
2010 12.03
2011 11.72
2013 11.93
2014 11.97

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP) in Belgium was 6.59 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 6.65 in 2013, while its lowest value was 2.97 in 1995.

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
1975 5.73
1976 5.70
1977 5.96
1978 5.41
1979 5.35
1980 5.28
1981 5.41
1982 5.28
1986 4.81
1987 4.55
1988 4.27
1993 5.34
1994 5.39
1995 2.97
1996 3.03
2001 5.84
2002 5.95
2003 5.88
2004 5.80
2005 5.78
2006 5.83
2007 5.84
2008 6.29
2009 6.41
2010 6.41
2011 6.38
2013 6.65
2014 6.59

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs