Public expenditure on education relative to GDP. 2015M 

           2013           2014           2015
Catalonia   3.66        3.60     3.70 (p)
Spain   4.32        4.29     :     
Eurozone   :        :     :     
European Union   5.09 (e)   5.11 (e):     
Units: % relative to the GDP (Base 2010).

Source Catalonia: Ministry of Education; Ministry of Business and Knowledge. Source Spain, eurozone and European Union: Eurostat.

: Not available.
(p) Provisional.
(e) Estimated value.

Geographical area: eurozone (18).


- Until year 2011, Spain, Eurozone and European Union data are classified according to ISCED-97, and consider GDP base 2008.

- From year 2012 onwards, European Union data do not include information about ISCED-2011 early childhood education (01 category).

Warning: Data for Catalonia, for years 2000 to 2011, were revised on 6 April 2017, in order to adapt them to the GDP Base 2010 and to the ISCED 2011.

Date published:

Last period (2015): June 20, 2017.

Revised series to date: July 13, 2017.

Further information at:

 Population and social conditions. (2000-2011). Eurostat.
 Population and social conditions. Eurostat.
 Ministry of Education.

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Chapter Education
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 Students of tertiary education levels. By study areas T
 Population aged 20 to 24 that has completed secondary education. By sex T
 Tertiary educational attainment. By sex. Age group 30-34 Europa 2020 T
 Early leavers from education and training. By sex Europa 2020 T
 Life-long learning of the population aged 25 to 64. By sex T
 Public expenditure on education relative to GDP T

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