This study attempts to investigate household’s expenditure on English education for primary school children using the surveyed data from 267 randomly collected households in Ho Chi Minh City. As a result, the current payment for English education of household in Ho Chi Minh City plays an important role in total expenditure for education. It takes up 61.4% of basic education in average. Compared with household’s total income and total expenditure, it makes up 4.7% and 6.7% of total income and total expenditure, respectively. The study also found that total income, total expenditure, current payment for extra education, education level of wife and household own a house has a positive relationship with English education expenditure.
University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City; VNP (Vietnam – The Netherlands Programme for M.A. in Development Economics)