This is a new Statistical First Release giving early publication of the key education expenditure statistics contained in Chapter 1 of "Education and Training Statistics for the United Kingdom" 2004 Edition, scheduled for publication in November 2004.

The key statistics contain information on UK expenditure on education services for a run of recent years ending with 2002-03 by central and local government, UK expenditure on education services as a percentage of GDP, and identifiable UK expenditure on educational services per head of population.

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