MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –
Headline: Public education expenditure increased to 128 billion euros in 2016
WIESBADEN – The Federation, Länder and municipalities spent 128.4 billion euros on education in 2016, which was 4.4 billion euros, or 3.5%, more than in the previous year. This figure was released by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) in the Bildungsfinanzbericht 2017 (Education Finance Report), based on provisional data for public budgets. The Report published on 14 December 2017 was commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education. Roughly half (49.9%) of the 2016 public education expenditure was used for schools.
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