Costa Rica: higher education spending as share of GDP 2006-2017

This statistic shows a timeline of the government expenditure on higher education as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica from 2006 to 2017. In 2017, Costa Rica invested approximately 1.76 percent of its GDP in higher education, up from 0.97 percent recorded in 2006.

Government expenditure on higher education as a percentage of GDP in Costa Rica from 2006 to 2017

Share of GDP
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Release date

December 2018


Costa Rica

Survey time period

2006 to 2017

Supplementary notes

Data refers to the government's expenditure in tertiary education as percentage of GDP. The source defines tertiary education as follows: "Tertiary education builds on secondary education, providing learning activities in specialised fields of education. It aims at learning at a high level of complexity and specialisation. Tertiary education includes what is commonly understood as academic education but also includes advanced vocational or professional education."
The source does not provide an exact release date. The given date of publication is the date of access.
Figures have been rounded.

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