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The U.S. ranks 54th in education expenditures

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2005 the United States spent an estimated 5.30% of its GDP on education, which makes the United States tied for fifty-fourth in that category with Belize, Jamaica, and the Netherlands, out of  one hundred eighty-two ranked countries. Kiribati ranks first, at 17.80%.

  1. Anonymous
    29 October 2011 at 12:49 am

    Great example of how if you have no GDP any expenditure is significant. How about a acatter plot graph of real dollar expenditures per pupil vs scores on standardized tests or income of 30 year olds offset by 10 years

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