The Condition of Education 1997, Supplemental Table 55-8

Table 55-8: Expenditures per student for all levels of education combined: 1993

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                                                                   Full-time-         Expenditures per  Expenditures per student,
                                                                   equivalent         student, in 1993         as a percentage of
Country                Type of institution                         enrollment    constant U.S. dollars             GDP per capita
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Australia              Public and private                           3,920,250                   $4,628                       26.7
Austria                Public                                       1,342,418                    6,565                       34.3
Belgium                Public and government-dependent              2,384,363                    4,616                       23.9
Canada                 Public and private                           6,353,735                    6,466                       33.5
Czech Republic         Public                                       2,189,326                    2,081                       24.5
Denmark                Public and private                           1,181,735                    5,902                       30.8
Finland                Public and government-dependent              1,121,324                    5,167                       33.0
France                 Public and private                          14,525,628                    4,548                       24.3
Germany                Public                                      16,284,370                    5,450                       29.5
Greece                 Public                                       1,914,147                    1,616                       18.4
Hungary                Public and private                           2,214,939                    1,849                       30.8
Iceland                Public and private                              66,182                    3,932                       21.0
Ireland                Public and private                             998,379                    2,881                       20.9
Italy                  Public                                      11,180,657                    5,021                       28.4
Japan                  Public and private                          25,987,377                    4,727                       23.3
Korea                  Public and private                                  —                     2,132                       21.6
Mexico                 Public                                      22,973,521                    1,102                       16.2
Netherlands            Public and private                           3,353,123                    4,048                       22.8
New Zealand            Public and private                             848,146                    3,681                       24.6
Norway                 Public                                         933,671                    6,010                       31.5
Portugal               Public                                       1,959,891                    3,131                       26.5
Spain                  Public and private                           9,543,643                    2,916                       21.9
Sweden                 Public and private                           1,768,415                    5,702                       33.9
Switzerland            Public                                       1,197,033                    7,011                       30.2
Turkey                 Public and private                          12,140,467                      897                       16.1
United Kingdom         Public and government-dependent             11,286,502                    4,339                       25.6
United States          Public and private                          58,344,770                    7,341                       30.3
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— Not available.

NOTE: For detailed information concerning coverage, methodology, and interpretation for specific countries, see Education at a Glance (1996), pp. 353–354.

SOURCE: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Center for Education Research and Innovation, http://www.oecd.org/els/stats/eag/ind_list.html, table F3.5.

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