Education accounts

Updated: 24 November 2021

Next update: Not yet determined

Education expenditure per capita
Education expenditure per capita
41 640
Education expenditure
Education expenditure1
201720182019Change last year
Key variables
Current education expenditure. NOK million204 696213 183222 6859 502
Capital formation in education. NOK million2 42 44244 10245 5701 468
Current education expenditure per capita. NOK38 79040 13341 6401 523
Current education expenditure. Per cent of GDP6.26.06.2-0.2
Current education expenditure. Per cent of GDP Mainland Norway7.
Share of totale expenditure (percentage)
Primary education39.539.739.90.1
Secondary education17.917.617.3-0.3
Higher education23.123.624.10.5
Adult education4.14.13.9-0.1
Other education4.
In-house training10.410.09.9-0.1
Associated goods and services0.
1Current education expenditure does not include capital formation.
2The figures for "Capital formation in education" were corrected 15 September 2021.
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About the statistics

Education accounts describe Norway’s total current expenditures on education and job training, as well as capital investments in Education. Spending by both public and private sources are included. The expenditures are grouped by type of service, the provider industry and by sources of funding.