Education in the member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

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The public spending on education in the 57 Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries is one of the lowest in the world.

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Public expenditure on education (% of GDP)[edit]

Country 1991 2002-04
 Kuwait 4.8 8.2
 Maldives 7 8.1
 Tunisia 6 8.1
 Malaysia 5.1 8
 Morocco 5 6.3
 Djibouti 3.5 6.1
 Guyana 2.2 5.5
 Uganda 1.5 5.2
 Iran 4.1 4.8
 Oman 3.4 4.6
 Kyrgyzstan 6 4.4
 Senegal 3.9 4
 Comoros 3.9
 Cameroon 3.2 3.8
 Turkey 2.4 3.7
 Mauritania 4.6 3.4
 Azerbaijan 7.7 3.3
 Benin 3.3
 Albania 2.8
 Tajikistan 2.8
 Lebanon 2.6
 Togo 2.6
 Kazakhstan 3.9 2.4
 Niger 3.3 2.3
 Bangladesh 1.5 2.2
 Pakistan 2.6 2
 Gambia 3.8 1.9
 United Arab Emirates 1.9 1.6
 Indonesia 1 0.9
 Afghanistan
 Algeria 5.1
 Bahrain 3.9
 Brunei
 Burkina Faso 2.6
 Chad 1.6
 Ivory Coast
 Egypt 3.9
 Gabon
 Guinea 2
 Guinea-Bissau
 Iraq
 Jordan 8
 Libya
 Mali
 Mozambique
 Nigeria 0.9
 Palestine
 Qatar 3.5
 Saudi Arabia 5.8
 Sierra Leone
 Somalia
 Sudan 6
 Suriname
 Syria
 Turkmenistan 3.9
 Uzbekistan 9.4
 Yemen
 OIC Median 3.9 3.7

[Note 1]

Scientifically productive countries[edit]

Rank Country 10-yr Publications Top discipline
1 Turkey 82,407 Surgery
2 Egypt 27,723 Applied Mathematics
3 Iran 19,114 Chemistry
4 Saudi Arabia 17,472 Gen - Internal Medicine
5 Malaysia 10,674 Crystallography
6 Morocco 10,113 Physical Chemistry
7 Nigeria 9,105 Food Science & Technology
8 Pakistan 7,832 Plant Sciences
9 Jordan 6,384 Chemical Engineering
10 Kuwait 5,930 Gen - Internal Medicine

[Note 2]

Most productive universities in OIC[when?][edit]

Rank University Country Publications
1 University Hacettepe Turkey 8,979
2 University Istanbul Turkey 6,488
3 Ankara University Turkey 5,982
4 Cairo University Egypt 4,977
5 Kuwait University Kuwait 4,495
6 King Saud University Saudi Arabia 4,336
7 Middle Eastern Technical U. Turkey 4,215
8 Gazi University Turkey 3,652
9 Istanbul Technical U. Turkey 3,452
10 Ege University Turkey 3,336
11 King Fahd University Saudi Arabia 3,323
12 Ains Shams University Egypt 3,129
13 University Malaya Malaysia 2,862
14 National Research Center Egypt 2,651
15 Alexandria University Egypt 2,628
16 American University Beirut Lebanon 2,568
17 Atatürk University Turkey 2,535
18 United Arab Emirates U. UAE 2,478
19 Mansoura University Egypt 2,439
20 King Faisal Research Center Saudi Arabia 2,434
21 University Sains Malaysia Malaysia 2,402
22 Dokuz Eylul University Turkey 2,389
23 Uzbek Academy of Science Uzbekistan 2,169
24 Cukurova University Turkey 2,026
25 University of Tehran Iran 1,962

[Note 3]

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