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Table C.4.06. OECD: Annual expenditure per student on core services and ancillary services/research & development (R&D), by level of education, type of service and country: 2008

Country Primary, secondary and
post-secondary non-tertiary education
  Tertiary education   Primary to tertiary education
Core educational services Ancillary services (transport, meals, housing provided by institutions) Total   Core educational services   Ancillary services (transport, meals, housing provided by institutions) R&D Total   Core educational services Ancillary services (transport, meals, housing provided by institutions) and R&D Total  
OECD average $7,617 $511 $8,169   $9,148   $556 $4,050 $13,717   $7,238 $1,116 $8,831  
OECD countries                            
Australia 7,634 180 7,814   9,315   611 5,117 15,043   7,923 1,133 9,056  
Austria 10,481 512 10,994   10,370   107 4,566 15,043   10,458 1,394 11,852  
Belgium 9,431 275 9,706   9,166   546 5,308 15,020   9,387 1,202 10,589  
Canada1,2 7,937 451 8,388   13,902   1,216 5,785 20,903   - - -  
Chile3 2,405 230 2,635   6,478 4 - 351 6,829   3,319 202 3,520  
Czech Republic 4,812 424 5,236   6,827   94 1,397 8,318   5,243 652 5,895  
Denmark 10,429 10,429   -   - 17,634 5 - - 11,788 6
Estonia - - 6,054 7 -   - - 5,780 8 - - 5,982 6
Finland 7,188 880 8,068   9,592   # 5,810 15,402   7,646 1,817 9,463  
France 7,501 1,059 8,559   9,089   766 4,224 14,079   7,788 1,774 9,562  
Germany 7,661 198 7,859   8,788   716 5,885 15,390   7,849 1,266 9,115  
Greece - - -   -   - - -   - - -  
Hungary2 4,077 549 4,626   5,317   415 1,595 7,327   4,311 825 5,135  
Iceland - - 9,745 7 -   - - 10,429 9 - - 9,873 6
Ireland2 8,915 - 8,915   11,651   - 4,633 16,284   9,348 734 10,082  
Israel 5,470 310 5,780   11,106   1,462 # 12,568   6,387 498 6,885  
Italy2,10 8,729 342 9,071   5,673   286 3,594 9,553   8,045 1,104 9,149  
Japan - - 8,301 7 -   - - 14,890 9 - - 9,673 6
Korea 5,759 964 6,723   7,661   111 1,310 9,081   6,333 1,102 7,434  
Luxembourg 16,123 786 16,909   -   - - -   - - -  
Mexico - - 2,284 7 6,298   - 1,205 7,504   2,653 111 2,763  
Netherlands 9,251 # 9,251   11,203   # 6,041 17,245   9,606 1,098 10,704  
New Zealand - - 6,496 7 8,815 4 - 1,711 10,526   - - 7,218 6
Norway - - 12,070 7 11,469   129 7,344 18,942   - - 13,285 6
Poland2 4,665 16 4,682   6,038   # 1,025 7,063   4,926 208 5,135  
Portugal2 6,138 138 6,276   6,097 4 - 4,276 10,373   6,130 874 7,005  
Slovak Republic 3,439 567 4,006   4,842   829 889 6,560   3,681 766 4,446  
Slovenia 8,151 404 8,555   7,577   31 1,655 9,263   8,018 700 8,719  
Spain 8,116 406 8,522   9,206   245 3,915 13,366   8,336 1,163 9,499  
Sweden 8,543 981 9,524   10,019   # 9,995 20,014   8,773 2,388 11,162  
Switzerland2 - - 13,775 7 9,845 4 - 11,803 21,648   - - 14,977 6
Turkey - - -   -   - - -   - - -  
United Kingdom 7,458 1,711 9,169   7,024   1,375 6,911 15,310   7,395 2,656 10,051  
United States 10,123 872 10,995   23,622   3,286 3,002 29,910   12,926 1,997 14,923  
Non-OECD member countries                            
Argentina2 - - 2,966 7 -   - - 4,411 9 - - 3,204 6
Brazil2 - - 2,098 7 10,991 4 - 619 11,610   2,395 21 2,416  
China2 - - -   -   - - 4,550 9 - - 1,593 6
India - - -   -   - - -   - - -  
Indonesia1 469 45 514   -   - - -   - - -  
Russian Federation2 - - 4,071 7 -   - 320 6,758 8 - - 4,878 6
Saudi Arabia - - -   -   - - -   - - -  
South Africa - - -   -   - - -   - - -  
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
1Year of reference 2007 instead of 2008.
2Public institutions only (for Canada, in tertiary education only; for Italy, except in tertiary education).
3Year of reference 2009 instead of 2008.
4Core education services includes data for Ancillary services.
5Total Tertiary education includes data for Core educational services and R&D.
6Total Primary to tertiary education includes data for Core educational services, Ancillary services, and R&D.
7Total Primary, secondary, and post-secondary non-tertiary education includes data for Core educational services and Ancillary services.
8 Total Tertiary education includes data for Core educational services and Ancillary services.
9Total Tertiary education includes data for Core educational services, Ancillary services, and R&D.
10Excludes post-secondary non-tertiary education.
NOTE: Core services include expenditures for instructional activities. Ancillary services include expenditures for food services, residence halls, and student transportation. Lower secondary typically refers to middle school, grades 6-8/9. Upper secondary typically refers to high school, grades 9/10-12. Post-secondary non-tertiary typically refers to any programs that serve to broaden the knowledge of participants who have already completed high school but not entered vocational or higher education (typically lasting between six months and two years). Tertiary education typically refers to vocational training (type B) or higher education (type A), as well as advanced research programs. Primary to tertiary education includes primary, secondary, post-secondary non-tertiary, and tertiary education. Apparent differences may not be statistically significant.
SOURCE: Data from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (2011). Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators 2011, table B1.2. Paris: Author.
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