Japanese public spending on education lowest among 30 OECD member countries

Japan remains at bottom in public spending on education: OECD

Jiji Press — Jun 25

The ratio of public spending on education to gross domestic product in Japan in 2010 was the lowest among 30 comparative member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a survey by the Paris-based institution showed Tuesday.

The ratio stood at 3.6 pct, unchanged from the preceding year, and Japan was at the bottom of the ranking for the fourth consecutive year.Total education spending per student in Japan, including by households, was up 561 dollars at 10,596 dollars, the 12th largest among 29 comparable countries

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