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Table C.4.10. OECD: Change in expenditure per student, by level of education, type of change, and country: 1995, 2000, 2008

Country Primary, secondary and post-secondary non-tertiary education   Tertiary education
Change in expenditure (2000 = 100)   Change in the number of students (2000 = 100)   Change in expenditure per student (2000 = 100)   Change in expenditure (2000 = 100)   Change in the number of students (2000 = 100)   Change in expenditure per student (2000 = 100)
1995 2008   1995 2008   1995 2008   1995 2008   1995 2008   1995 2008
OECD average $85 $129   $99 $98   $87 $134   $80 $140   $83 $124   $98 $114
OECD countries                                  
Australia 81 133   94 108   85 123   90 134   83 123   109 108
Austria 93 108   - 97   - 112   97 148   91 115   107 129
Belgium - 124   - 106   - 117   - 120   - 109   - 110
Canada1,2 106 122   - 101   - 121   75 126   - 110   - 114
Chile3 54 132   88 98   62 135   61 149   76 194   80 77
Czech Republic 116 137   107 86   109 159   101 202   64 164   159 124
Denmark 84 115   96 104   87 111   91 119   96 102   95 116
Estonia4 78 163   96 75   81 219   69 154   60 116   115 132
Finland 89 133   93 105   95 126   90 126   89 103   101 122
France 90 103   - 98   - 105   91 121   - 103   - 117
Germany 94 100   97 93   97 107   95 122   104 113   91 107
Greece 64 -   107 -   60 -   66 -   68 -   97 -
Hungary2,4 100 139   105 86   95 162   78 131   58 149   135 88
Iceland - 146   99 107   - 136   - 164   79 162   - 101
Ireland2 82 197   105 108   78 183   56 136   85 118   66 115
Israel 84 127   89 111   94 115   71 110   74 125   96 88
Italy2,5 101 108   102 102   99 106   79 120   99 111   80 108
Japan 98 103   113 89   86 115   87 115   99 99   88 117
Korea - 167   107 96   - 175   - 162   68 110   - 147
Luxembourg - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -
Mexico 81 128   93 109   87 117   77 155   77 133   101 117
Netherlands 82 127   97 105   84 121   95 128   96 129   99 99
New Zealand4 71 109   - -   - -   104 156   - -   - -
Norway4 83 127   89 108   93 118   93 126   100 113   93 112
Poland2 70 129   110 76   64 169   59 195   55 119   107 163
Portugal2 76 98   105 90   72 109   73 152   77 112   96 136
Slovak Republic 97 157   105 83   92 189   81 185   72 174   113 106
Slovenia - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -
Spain 99 123   119 95   84 129   72 135   100 98   72 138
Sweden 81 117   86 98   94 119   81 121   83 114   97 107
Switzerland2,4 101 120   95 101   107 119   74 122   95 146   78 84
Turkey2,4 57 -   - -   - -   55 -   - -   - -
United Kingdom 86 139   87 89   99 156   97 143   89 110   109 130
United States 80 125   95 108   84 116   71 117   92 120   77 98
Non-OECD member countries                                  
Argentina - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -
Brazil2,4 82 216   85 98   96 221   78 148   79 157   98 94
China - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -
India - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -
Indonesia - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -
Russian Federation4 - 198   - -   - -   - 328   - -   - -
Saudi Arabia - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -
South Africa - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -
— Not available.
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.
4Public expenditure only (for Switzerland, in tertiary education only).
5Excluding post-secondary non-tertiary education.
NOTE: 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. 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 B1.5. Paris: Author.
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