Expenditure on postsecondary education in OECD countries 2008, by country

This statistic shows the annual expenditure on postsecondary education per student in OECD countries as of 2008. The figures shown are an average across both public and private institutions. In the United States, 29,910 U.S. dollars is spent per student which is considerably more than the OECD average of 13,461 U.S. dollars.

Annual expenditure on postsecondary education per student in OECD coutnries 2008, by country

Expenditure per student in U.S. dollars
United States29,910$
Switzerland21,648$
Canada20,903$
Sweden20,014$
Norway18,942$
Denmark17,634$
Netherlands17,245$
Ireland16,284$
Finland15,402$
Germany15,390$
United Kingdom15,310$
Australia15,043$
Austria15,043$
Belgium15,020$
Japan14,890$
France14,079$
OECD average13,461$
Spain13,366$
Israel12,568$
New Zealand10,526$
Iceland10,429$
Portugal10,373$
Italy9,553$
Slovenia9,263$
Republic of Korea9,081$
Czech Republic8,318$
Mexico7,504$
Hungary7,327$
Poland7,063$
Chile6,829$
Slovak Republic6,560$
Estonia5,780$
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Source

Release date

May 2012

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2008

Supplementary notes

There are no data available for Greece, Luxembourg and Turkey.

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