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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Expenditure on Education.

Wednesday, 5 October 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 224 No. 5

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Mr. Corish: Information on Brendan Corish Zoom on Brendan Corish asked the Minister for Education if he will state in respect of each of the years 1962-63 to 1966-67 (i) total public expenditure on education, (ii) such expenditure as a percentage of total public sector budget, and (ii) such expenditure as a percentage of GNP at factor cost.

Minister for Education (Mr. O'Malley): Information on Donogh O'Malley Zoom on Donogh O'Malley The information requested by the Deputy is in the form of a tabular statement which, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to circulate with the Official Report.

Following is the statement:—

STATEMENT showing (i) Total Public Expenditure on Education in respect of each of the years 1962-63 to 1966-67, (ii) Such Expenditure as a Percentage of Total Public Sector Budget and (iii) Such Expenditure as a Percentage of GNP at factor cost.

Year Public Expenditure on Education
(i) (ii) (iii)
Total Amount As % of total Public Sector Budget As % of GNP at factor cost
1962-63 25,300,000 9.4 3.7
1963-64 28,400,000 9.4 3.9
1964-65 34,000,000 9.4 4.1
1965-66 40,800,000 10.1 4.6*
1966-67 (estimated) 42,800,000 10.5 4.6

*Based on a preliminary estimate of GNP.


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