- $980: funding that schools in Ontario received per ESL student in 2004/2005
- $245: average personal spending on English-language tutors in South Korea in 2006
According to a report by the Auditor General of Ontario, schools get $225 million (all figures in Canadian dollars) in funding for ESL students. That works out to about $980 per student. In contrast, Korea with a population of about 72 million people spent $17.7 billion on English-language tutors last year. That works out to $245 for every Korean man woman and child. For tutors.