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Table C.4.11. Annual expenditure per student at the secondary level, by level of education, type of program and country: 2008

Country Secondary education  
Lower secondary education   Upper secondary education   All secondary education  
All programs   General programs Vocational/pre-vocational programs   All programs   General programs Vocational/pre-vocational programs   All programs   General programs   Vocational/pre-vocational programs  
OECD average $8,498   $8,901 $1,027   $9,396   $8,198 $9,169   $8,972   $8,735   $9,641  
OECD countries                                
Australia 9,200   9,482 5,713   8,821   10,393 5,850   9,052   9,767   5,816  
Austria 11,533   11,533   11,956   11,729 12,031   11,741   11,571   12,031  
Belgium -   - -   -   - -   10,511 1 -   -  
Canada2 -   - -   -   - -   8,388 1 -   -  
Chile3 2,596   2,596   2,548   2,689 2,273   2,564   2,648   2,273  
Czech Republic 6,338 4 6,318 -   6,030   5,382 6,259   6,174   6,103   6,283  
Denmark 10,268   10,268   11,160 5 - -   10,720 6 -   -  
Estonia 6,264 7 - -   6,461   7,052 5,241   6,371 6 -   -  
Finland 10,950   10,950   7,461   6,500 7,870   8,659   9,333   7,870  
France 8,816   8,816   12,087   11,807 12,518   10,231   9,762   12,518  
Germany 7,509   7,509   10,597   8,006 12,573   8,606   7,605   12,573  
Greece -   - -   -   - -   -   -   -  
Hungary8 4,852 7 - -   4,471   4,516 4,345   4,658   4,705   4,361  
Iceland 10,100   10,100   8,290 5 - -   9,007 6 -   -  
Ireland8 10,583 7 - -   11,205 5 - -   10,868 6 -   -  
Israel -   - -   -   - -   6,429 1 5,187   10,389  
Italy8 9,616 7 - -   9,121 5 - -   9,315 6 -   -  
Japan 8,621   8,621   9,559 5 - -   9,092 6 -   -  
Korea 6,307   6,307   9,666 5 - -   7,931 6 -   -  
Luxembourg 19,791   19,791   20,002   18,893 20,736   19,898   19,530   20,736  
Mexico 1,853   2,200 396   3,277   3,199 4,024   2,333   2,564   1,115  
Netherlands 10,608   9,490 13,409   11,301   8,971 12,364   10,950   9,335   12,677  
New Zealand 6,071 7 - -   8,025 5 - -   6,994 6 -   -  
Norway 11,860   11,860   14,039 5 - -   13,070 6 -   -  
Poland8 4,424 7 - -   4,613   4,584 4,643   4,525 6 -   -  
Portugal8 6,910 7 - -   7,924 5 - -   7,357 6 -   -  
Slovak Republic 3,716   3,716 -   4,174   3,194 4,645 9 3,956   3,579   4,645  
Slovenia 9,287   9,287   7,284 5 - -   8,555 6 -   -  
Spain 9,108 7 - -   11,113 5 - -   9,792 6 -   -  
Sweden 9,739   9,778   10,103   11,080 9,424   9,940   10,215   9,424  
Switzerland8 16,737   16,737   18,844   13,179 21,904   17,825   15,767   21,904  
Turkey8     -   - -   -   -   -  
United Kingdom -   - -   -   - -   9,487 1 -   -  
United States 11,551   11,551   12,690   12,690   12,097   12,097    
Non-OECD member countries                                
Argentina8 3,392   3,392   3,785 5 - -   3,531 6 -   -  
Brazil8 2,305   2,305   1,660 5 - -   2,058 6 -   -  
China -   - -   -   - -   -   -   -  
India -   - -   -   - -   -   -   -  
Indonesia2 485   485   320   189 131   806   675   131  
Russian Federation8 -   -   -   - -   4,071 10 4,041 11 4,306 12
Saudi Arabia -   - -   -   - -   -   -   -  
South Africa -   - -   -   - -   -   -   -  
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
1"All secondary education-All programs" includes data for "Lower secondary education," "Upper secondary education," and "All secondary education-General programs and -Vocational/pre-vocational programs".
2Year of reference 2007 instead of 2008.
3Year of reference 2009 instead of 2008.
4"Lower secondary education-All programs" includes data for "Lower secondary education-Vocational/pre-vocational programs".
5"Upper secondary education-All programs" includes data for "Upper secondary education-General programs" and "Upper secondary education-Vocational/pre-vocational programs".
6"All secondary education-All programs" includes data for "All secondary education-General programs" and "All secondary education-Vocational/pre-vocational programs".
7"Lower secondary education-All programs" includes data for "Lower secondary education-General programs" and "Lower secondary education-Vocational/pre-vocational programs".
8Public institutions only.
9"Upper secondary education-Vocational/pre-vocational programs" includes data for "Lower secondary education-Vocational/pre-vocational programs".
10"All secondary education-All programs" includes data for "Upper secondary education-All programs".
11"All secondary education-General programs" includes data for "Lower secondary education-All programs," "Lower secondary-General programs," and "Upper secondary education-General programs".
12"All secondary education-Vocational/pre-vocational programs" includes data for "Upper secondary education-Vocational/prevocational programs".
NOTE: Lower secondary typically refers to middle school, grades 6-8/9. Upper secondary typically refers to high school, grades 9/10-12. 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 B1.6. Paris: Author.
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