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Table C.4.20. OECD: Percentage of total and current expenditure, by level of education, resource category, and country: 2008

Country Primary, secondary and post-secondary non-tertiary education   Tertiary education
Percentage of total expenditure   Percentage of current expenditure   Percentage of total expenditure   Percentage of current expenditure
Current Capital   Compensation of teachers Compensation of other staff Compensation of all staff   Other current expenditure   Current Capital   Compensation of teachers Compensation of other staff Compensation of all staff   Other current expenditure
OECD average 92.1 7.9   63.2 15.6 79.0   21.0   90.9 9.1   42.6 25.1 68.5   31.5
OECD countries                                  
Australia 89.8 10.2   61.3 15.5 76.8   23.2   89.9 10.1   32.9 27.8 60.7   39.3
Austria 97.9 2.1   68.9 7.2 76.1   23.9   93.7 6.3   60.1 2.6 62.6   37.4
Belgium 96.2 3.8   68.4 17.7 86.1   13.9   96.7 3.3   49.4 29.2 78.6   21.4
Canada1,2 93.9 6.1   62.4 15.5 77.8   22.2   91.5 8.5   37.5 26.8 64.2   35.8
Chile2,3 97.8 2.2   - - 87.4 4 12.6   94.9 5.1   - - 65.2 5 34.8
Czech Republic 92.1 7.9   44.5 17.3 61.8   38.2   88.3 11.7   32.6 18.8 51.4   48.6
Denmark 94.0 6.0   53.6 27.0 80.6   19.4   95.5 4.5   55.1 26.6 81.7   18.3
Estonia - -   - - -   -   - -   - - -   -
Finland 91.5 8.5   53.5 11.1 64.6   35.4   95.8 4.2   34.8 28.7 63.5   36.5
France 90.5 9.5   57.6 23.0 80.6   19.4   91.3 8.7   49.0 29.3 78.2   21.8
Germany 91.1 8.9   - - 81.3 4 18.7   90.4 9.6   - - 65.7 5 34.3
Greece - -   - - -   -   - -   - - -   -
Hungary2 94.7 5.3   - - 78.5 4 21.5   91.0 9.0   - - 64.7 5 35.3
Iceland 91.4 8.6   - - 75.1 4 24.9   92.4 7.6   - - 82.6 5 17.4
Ireland2 90.9 9.1   71.5 10.9 82.4   17.6   90.7 9.3   45.0 28.8 73.8   26.2
Israel 92.1 7.9   - - 83.2 4 16.8   89.2 10.8   - - 82.6 5 17.4
Italy2 95.4 4.6   66.2 16.3 82.5   17.5   88.8 11.2   35.5 30.5 66.1   33.9
Japan 90.5 9.5   - - 87.0 4 13.0   87.0 13.0   - - 60.1 5 39.9
Korea 88.9 11.1   61.0 9.8 70.7   29.3   83.5 16.5   35.4 18.1 53.5   46.5
Luxembourg 82.1 17.9   78.9 10.7 89.7   10.4   - -   - - -   -
Mexico2 97.1 2.9   80.7 12.3 92.9   7.1   94.4 5.6   53.3 13.6 66.8   33.2
Netherlands 87.7 12.3   - - 82.3 4 17.7   86.1 13.9   - - 69.9 5 30.1
New Zealand - -   - - -   -   - -   - - -   -
Norway 87.2 12.8   - - 77.8 4 22.2   94.1 5.9   - - 66.7 5 33.3
Poland2 93.1 6.9   - - 67.0 4 33.0   87.3 12.7   - - 76.7 5 23.3
Portugal2 97.6 2.4   82.3 11.8 94.1   5.9   92.5 7.5   - - 71.6 5 28.4
Slovak Republic 96.9 3.1   50.6 14.1 64.7   35.3   91.4 8.6   29.6 21.6 51.2   48.8
Slovenia 89.6 10.5   - - 77.2 4 22.8   87.1 12.9   - - 67.7 5 32.4
Spain2 90.5 9.5   73.3 9.5 82.7   17.3   79.4 20.6   55.9 21.4 77.3   22.7
Sweden 93.1 6.9   51.3 17.4 68.7   31.3   96.3 3.7   - - 63.0 5 37.0
Switzerland2 92.1 7.9   69.3 16.1 85.4   14.6   91.1 8.9   47.0 27.8 74.9   25.1
Turkey - -   - - -   -   - -   - - -   -
United Kingdom 89.2 10.8   53.0 22.0 75.1   24.9   94.4 5.6   44.7 38.2 82.9   17.1
United States 88.4 11.6   55.0 26.1 81.1   18.9   90.3 9.7   26.0 36.2 62.2   37.8
Non-OECD member countries                                  
Argentina2 95.5 4.5   68.1 22.8 90.9   9.1   98.8 1.2   56.0 34.7 90.7   9.3
Brazil2 93.0 7.0   - - 72.6 4 27.4   88.7 11.3   - - 77.9 5 22.1
China2 - -   - - -   -   93.0 7.0   - - -   -
India - -   - - -   -   - -   - - -   -
Indonesia1,2 83.6 16.4   80.3 10.6 90.8   9.2   - -   13.1 1.0 14.1   85.9
Russian Federation - -   - - -   -   - -   - - -   -
Saudi Arabia - -   - - -   -   - -   - - -   -
South Africa - -   - - -   -   - -   - - -   -
— Not available.
1 Year of reference 2007 instead of 2008.
2 Public institutions only (for Canada, at the tertiary level only; for Italy, except in tertiary education).
3 Year of reference 2009 instead of 2008.
4 Primary, secondary and post-secondary non-tertiary education Compensation of all staff includes data for Compensation of teachers and Compensation of other staff.
5 Tertiary education Compensation of all staff includes data for Compensation of teachers and Compensation of other staff.
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 B6.2b. Paris: Author.
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