133, 4 billion euros have been spent on the Federal, the Länder and the municipalities in 2017 for education. The goods 3.9 per cent, or five billion euros more than in the previous year, as the Federal statistics office. Relative to the overall population, the public expenditure on education in Germany were, therefore, per head for 1600 Euro.

The inhabitants under 30 years of age, the use of day-care centres, schools and universities, primarily, were the public expenditure average of 5.300 Euro. Comparison of the data to the corresponding household budgets in other countries are not available, a spokeswoman said. The data deviate from the values from OECD-studies, because there is also private expenditure on education are included.

In international comparison, Germany is the Per-capita expenditure from the kindergarten to the University as a whole, slightly above the OECD average: in 2015, there were 9,500 euros per head. For kindergarten children in Germany are on average more than other countries for students, the Per-capita expenditure is lower. In terms of economic strength, the spending for education in 2015 in Germany with 4.2 percent, significantly lower than the OECD average of 5 per cent.

On the different areas of the public funds for education distributed in Germany to 2017:

children’s day-care facilities funded with 26.6 billion euros . Here, in comparison to the year 2010, the largest increase in spending – an increase of 68.7%. This increase was primarily due to the Federal government, the länder and municipalities-funded program for the Expansion of childcare places, according to the statisticians. colleges accounted for approximately 30.5 billion euros. In comparison to the year 2010, there was an increase of 34.5 percent. The expenditure in this area mainly because of the higher education Pact, with more places to study in the face of rising numbers of students should be financed. In the schools half of the public education flowed just spending: 66,1 billion euros . Here, the expenditure increased only by 11.9 percent. For the Expansion of all-day offer of the Federal government, Länder and municipalities spent more money. Lower school students in each of the countries and education sectors have led to pay that the expenses decreased, so the statisticians.

a Total of annual public expenditure on education in 2017 by 25.6 percent over 2010. The Federal government participated with 10.6 billion euros, the countries with 94.3 billion euros and the municipalities of 28.5 billion euros.

the basis for the evaluation was the formation of the financial report in 2018 on the Basis of preliminary data of the public finances. Of education financial report is prepared annually on behalf of the Federal Ministry for education and research and the standing conference of education Ministers.


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