share of GDP for education
In 2018, 4.7% of GDP was spent in Austria on education, excluding the pre-primary sector, and the trend is an upward one.
percentage of pupils in the dual system
In 2019, 31.2% of pupils of the secondary level II attended combined school and occupational training, the successful dual system.
percentage of the population with a university degree
18.6% of the population aged between 25 and 64 have a degree from a university or an academic qualification (2019).
pupils per class
The average size of a primary school class in Austria is 18.3 pupils (2019); the OECD average is 21.1 pupils.
Facts and Figures - Education
Standard Content Module
|Universities and universities of applied sciences in Austria in 2021|
|Universities of applied sciences||21|
|Education expenditure in Austria in 2018|
|Education expenditure per pupil/student in US dollars||USD 17,469|
|Share of total education expenditure in GDP||4.7%|
Last update : 24.04.2023