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Table 404. Public and private education expenditures per student, by level of education and country: Selected years, 2000 through 2004
Country Elementary Secondary Higher education
2000 2002 2003 2004 2000 2002 2003 2004 2000 2002 2003 2004
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
  Current dollars
Australia $4,967   $5,169   $5,494   $5,776   $6,894   $7,375   $7,788   $8,160   $12,854   $12,416   $12,406   $14,036  
Austria 6,560   7,015   7,139   7,669   8,578   8,887   8,943   9,446   10,851   12,448   12,344   13,959  
Belgium 4,310   5,665   6,180   6,636   6,889   8,272   7,708   7,751   10,771   12,019   11,824   11,842  
Canada         5,947 1  6,482       14,983   19,992      
Czech Republic 1,827   2,077   2,273   2,791   3,239   3,628   4,088   4,779   5,431   6,236   6,774   6,752  
                                                 
Denmark 7,074   7,727   7,814   8,081   7,726   8,003   8,183   8,849   11,981   15,183   14,014   15,225  
Finland 4,317   5,087   5,321   5,581   6,094   7,121   7,402   7,441   8,244   11,768   12,047   12,505  
France 4,486   5,033   4,939   5,082   7,636   8,472   8,653   8,737   8,373   9,276   10,704   10,668  
Germany 4,198   4,537   4,624   4,948   6,826   7,025   7,173   7,576   10,898   10,999   11,594   12,255  
Greece 3,318 2  3,803   4,218   4,595   3,859 2  4,058   4,954   5,213   3,402 2  4,731   4,924   5,593  
                                                 
Hungary2  2,245   3,016   3,286   3,841   2,446   3,184   3,948   3,692   7,024   8,205   8,576   7,095  
Iceland 5,854 2  7,171   7,752   8,434   6,518 2  7,229   6,898   7,721   7,994 2  8,251   8,023   8,881  
Ireland 3,385   4,180   4,760   5,422   4,638   5,725   6,374   7,110   11,083   9,809   9,341   10,211  
Italy2  5,973   7,231   7,366   7,390   7,218   7,598   7,938   7,843   8,065   8,636   8,764   7,723  
Japan 5,507   6,117   6,350   6,551   6,266   6,952   7,283   7,615   10,914   11,716   11,556   12,193  
                                                 
Korea, Republic of 3,155   3,553   4,098   4,490   4,069   5,882   6,410   6,761   6,118   6,047   7,089   7,068  
Luxembourg   10,611   11,481   13,458 2    15,195   17,078   17,876 2         
Mexico 1,291   1,467   1,656   1,694   1,615   1,768   1,918   1,922   4,688   6,074   5,774   5,778  
Netherlands 4,325   5,558   5,836   6,222   5,912   6,823   6,996   7,541   11,934   13,101   13,444   13,846  
New Zealand   4,536   4,841   5,190     5,698   5,693   6,299       8,832   8,866  
                                                 
Norway 6,550 2  7,508   7,977   8,533   8,476 2  10,154   10,919   11,109   13,353 2  13,739   13,772   14,997  
Poland2  2,105   2,585   2,859   3,130       2,951   2,889   3,222   4,834   4,589   4,412  
Portugal 3,672   4,940 2  4,503 2  4,681 2  5,349   6,921 2  6,094 2  6,168 2  4,766   6,960   7,200 2  7,741 2 
Slovak Republic 1,308   1,471   2,020   2,073   1,927   2,193   2,401   2,744   4,949   4,756   4,678   6,535  
Spain 3,941   4,592   4,829   4,965   5,185   6,010   6,418   6,701   6,666   8,020   8,943   9,378  
                                                 
Sweden 6,336   7,143   7,291   7,469   6,339   7,400   7,662   8,039   15,097   15,715   16,073   16,218  
Switzerland2  6,631   7,776   8,131   8,570   9,780   11,900   12,209   12,176   18,450   23,714   25,900   21,966  
Turkey2      869   1,120       1,428   1,808   4,121        
United Kingdom 3,877   5,150   5,851   5,941   5,991   6,505   7,290   7,090   9,657   11,822   11,866   11,484  
United States 6,995   8,049   8,305   8,805   8,855   9,098   9,590   9,938   20,358   20,545   24,074   22,476  
  Constant 2006 dollars
Australia $5,815   $5,793   $6,021   $6,165   $8,071   $8,265   $8,535   $8,709   $15,048   $13,915   $13,595   $14,980  
Austria 7,680   7,862   7,823   8,185   10,042   9,960   9,800   10,082   12,703   13,951   13,527   14,898  
Belgium 5,046   6,349   6,772   7,082   8,065   9,271   8,447   8,272   12,609   13,470   12,957   12,639  
Canada         6,962 1  7,265       17,540   22,406      
Czech Republic 2,139   2,328   2,491   2,979   3,792   4,066   4,480   5,101   6,358   6,989   7,423   7,206  
                                                 
Denmark 8,281   8,660   8,563   8,625   9,045   8,969   8,967   9,444   14,026   17,016   15,357   16,249  
Finland 5,054   5,701   5,831   5,956   7,134   7,981   8,112   7,942   9,651   13,189   13,202   13,346  
France 5,252   5,641   5,412   5,424   8,939   9,495   9,482   9,325   9,802   10,396   11,730   11,386  
Germany 4,915   5,085   5,067   5,281   7,991   7,873   7,861   8,086   12,758   12,327   12,705   13,080  
Greece 3,884 2  4,262   4,622   4,904   4,518 2  4,548   5,429   5,564   3,983 2  5,302   5,396   5,969  
                                                 
Hungary2  2,628   3,380   3,601   4,099   2,863   3,568   4,326   3,940   8,223   9,196   9,398   7,572  
Iceland 6,853 2  8,037   8,495   9,001   7,631 2  8,102   7,559   8,240   9,358 2  9,247   8,792   9,479  
Ireland 3,963   4,685   5,216   5,787   5,430   6,416   6,985   7,588   12,975   10,993   10,236   10,898  
Italy2  6,992   8,104   8,072   7,887   8,450   8,515   8,699   8,371   9,442   9,679   9,604   8,243  
Japan 6,447   6,856   6,959   6,992   7,336   7,791   7,981   8,127   12,777   13,130   12,664   13,013  
                                                 
Korea, Republic of 3,694   3,982   4,491   4,792   4,764   6,592   7,024   7,216   7,162   6,777   7,769   7,544  
Luxembourg   11,892   12,582   14,363 2    17,030   18,715   19,079 2         
Mexico 1,511   1,644   1,815   1,808   1,891   1,981   2,102   2,051   5,488   6,807   6,327   6,167  
Netherlands 5,063   6,229   6,395   6,641   6,921   7,647   7,667   8,048   13,971   14,683   14,733   14,778  
New Zealand   5,084   5,305   5,539     6,386   6,239   6,723       9,679   9,463  
                                                 
Norway 7,668 2  8,414   8,742   9,107   9,923 2  11,380   11,966   11,856   15,632 2  15,398   15,092   16,006  
Poland2  2,464   2,897   3,133   3,341       3,234   3,083   3,772   5,418   5,029   4,709  
Portugal 4,299   5,536 2  4,935 2  4,996 2  6,262   7,757 2  6,678 2  6,583 2  5,579   7,800   7,890 2  8,262 2 
Slovak Republic 1,531   1,649   2,214   2,212   2,256   2,458   2,631   2,929   5,794   5,330   5,126   6,975  
Spain 4,614   5,146   5,292   5,299   6,070   6,736   7,033   7,152   7,804   8,988   9,800   10,009  
                                                 
Sweden 7,417   8,005   7,990   7,972   7,421   8,293   8,396   8,580   17,674   17,612   17,614   17,309  
Switzerland2  7,763   8,715   8,910   9,147   11,449   13,337   13,379   12,995   21,599   26,577   28,383   23,444  
Turkey2      952   1,195       1,565   1,930   4,824        
United Kingdom 4,539   5,772   6,412   6,341   7,014   7,290   7,989   7,567   11,305   13,249   13,003   12,257  
United States 8,189   9,021   9,101   9,397   10,366   10,196   10,509   10,607   23,833   23,025   26,382   23,988  
— Not available.
1 Includes elementary education.
2 Public institutions only.
NOTE: Data adjusted to U.S. dollars using the purchasing-power-parity (PPP) index. Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index, prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Education at a Glance, 2002 through 2007. (This table was prepared August 2007.)
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