Public sector expenditure on education in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016/2017, by type (in million GBP)

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Expenditure in million GBP
Secondary education40,096
Pre-primary and primary education31,112
Tertiary education6,421
Subsidiary services to education4,040
Education n.e.c.*2,566
Education not definable by level872
Post-secondary non-tertiary education74
R&D education1,991
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This statistic shows public sector expenditure on education, split by type, in the United Kingdom in 2016/2017. During this twelve month period, the United Kingdom spent approximately 87 billion British pounds on education, 40 billion of which was spent on secondary education and 31 billion of which was spent on primary and pre-primary education.

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