#7 United Kingdom
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#7. United Kingdom. Number 7 is not quite a royal rank in this deck, but the English took the crown on highest share of private spending on education among all others in the top 10.
Population with tertiary education: 39.4% Average annual growth rate: 4.0% Education spending as pct. of GDP: 6.5% (12th highest)
PHOTO: The chapel in Liddon Quad of Keble College on March 22, 2012 in Oxford, England.