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Expenditure on education

The statistics regarding expenditure on education shows the development of the total expenditure. It quantifies the public as well as the private educational institutions’ expenditures and the sources of funding for educational activities. The statistics are comparable internationally and follow the ISCED classification’s categorization of education levels, except that primary school level are divided into two in the international classification.

Introduction
The purpose of the statistics is to provide a description of the educational institutions’ expenses and funding associate with education, broken down by level of education. The statistics cover expenses financed by both the public sector, private institutions, households and international sources.
Additionally, the statistics can be used to compare the level of expenditure and funding sources for education internationally, as the statistics are a collaboration between UNESCO, the OECD, Eurostat (UOE) and the national statistical institutes.
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Get an overview of the purpose, content and quality of the statistics. Here you can find information on the sources that the statistics are derived from, what the statistic contains and how often it is published.
- Expenditure on education
The statistics Expenditure on education are based on a common international UOE manual . Relevant expenses, accounting principles and grouping of education levels are defined according to the ISCED classification.
 
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Get an overview of the purpose, content and quality of the statistics. Here you can find information on the sources that the statistics are derived from, what the statistics contains and how often it is published.

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