Total education costs per country
By clicking on the country icons, you’ll be able to see the total costs of sending a child back to school in that country. There is a figure for total cost per child and total cost per household which is based on the average number of children per household.
Total cost per child ($)
Total cost per household ($)
Back to school supplies
Back to school supplies have been grouped into categories, in order for us to see portionately how expensive they are in relation to each other. We can see that the cost of school wear is the most expensive across all countries. For more information around the costs per category, click on the graph below.
P.E. & gym kit
Uniform / school wear
Total spend per child
Education costs in relation to number of children per household
By looking at the average household income per country and the average number of children per household, we can understand the impact of how the cost of school supplies can multiply.
The primary school items were selected based on the most common back to school items. The price of each item was searched for online and the lowest price item was selected from one of the most popular online retailers in that country. The prices were researched in July 2021.
The exchange rate from the local currency was calculated on 26/07/2021 10:00 BST using Google. Data provided by Morningstar for Currency and Coinbase.