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In 2015, Luxembourg spent an average of €4,635 per inhabitant on education, according to the latest figures from the European Union statistics agency Eurostat.

The average expenditure per inhabitant in the EU amounted to €1,405 that year, with a total of €716 billion being spent on education over the 28 member states.

Only three countries, Luxembourg, Denmark (€3,368) and Sweden (€2,977), spent more than €2,500 per head. On the other end of the spectrum, are Romania (€248), Bulgaria (€250) and Croatia (€494), the three only country to spend less than €500 per head on education.

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