Expenditure on Primary Education

This key economic indicator for the Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. Guinea-Bissau Expenditure on Primary Education increased 14.5points in 2013, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2010 Democratic Republic of the Congo Expenditure on Primary Education grew 22.7points year on year close to 61.59 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education.
  3. In 2013 Guinea-Bissau was number 3 in Expenditure on Primary Education.
  4. In 2013 Democratic Republic of the Congo was ranked number 5 in Expenditure on Primary Education close to 61.59 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education, from 107 in 2012.

Top Countries in Expenditure on Primary Education

# 127 Countries Percent of Government Expenditure on Education Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Togo
66.74 % 2018 +1.9 % +2.6 % View data
2 #2
Timor-Leste
64.89 % 2014 +0.2 % -3.7 % View data
3 #3
Guinea-Bissau
64.42 % 2013 +14.5 % +11.3 % View data
4 #4
Uganda
62.39 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.7 % View data
5 #5
Democratic Republic of the Congo
61.59 % 2013 NA +22.7 % View data
6 #6
Burkina Faso
59.39 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
7 #7
Albania
56.77 % 2015 NA NA View data
8 #8
Grenada
56.76 % 2016 NA NA View data
9 #9
Mauritania
55.90 % 2016 NA +4.4 % View data
10 #10
Sao Tome and Principe
55.82 % 2014 +4.7 % NA View data
11 #11
Guatemala
55.15 % 2018 -2.3 % +0.9 % View data
12 #12
Comoros
54.74 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
13 #13
Gambia
52.77 % 2018 -0.9 % +0.4 % View data
14 #14
Nepal
51.93 % 2018 -1.0 % -1.1 % View data
15 #15
Eswatini
50.79 % 2014 NA +4.0 % View data
16 #16
Mozambique
49.25 % 2013 -5.2 % NA View data
17 #17
Tanzania
49.15 % 2014 NA +3.2 % View data
18 #18
Honduras
48.90 % 2013 NA NA View data
19 #19
Benin
48.73 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.6 % View data
20 #20
Cambodia
48.06 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.7 % View data
21 #21
Niger
46.96 % 2018 -2.4 % -2.5 % View data
22 #22
Zimbabwe
46.13 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.2 % View data
23 #23
Malawi
45.89 % 2018 +1.6 % +4.5 % View data
24 #24
Dominica
45.83 % 2015 NA NA View data
25 #25
Burundi
45.43 % 2013 +3.3 % -2.6 % View data
26 #26
El Salvador
45.37 % 2018 -0.5 % +1.2 % View data
27 #27
Serbia
45.34 % 2015 NA -0.2 % View data
28 #28
Vanuatu
44.64 % 2017 NA NA View data
29 #29
South Sudan
44.60 % 2018 -8.2 % -6.5 % View data
30 #30
Pakistan
43.68 % 2016 +40.7 % NA View data
31 #31
Afghanistan
43.24 % 2018 -2.1 % -6.3 % View data
32 #32
Jordan
43.24 % 2017 +1.6 % NA View data
33 #33
Bangladesh
42.97 % 2016 NA -1.8 % View data
34 #34
Bolivia
41.77 % 2018 +0.6 % +3.5 % View data
35 #35
Indonesia
41.66 % 2018 -0.8 % -0.4 % View data
36 #36
Mali
41.56 % 2018 +0.5 % +1.0 % View data
37 #37
Laos
41.39 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.0 % View data
38 #38
Thailand
41.11 % 2013 -8.2 % -1.9 % View data
39 #39
Guinea
40.41 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.1 % View data
40 #40
Ivory Coast
39.96 % 2018 -0.5 % +0.3 % View data
41 #41
Myanmar
39.33 % 2018 +9.3 % NA View data
42 #42
South Africa
38.89 % 2017 NA -0.5 % View data
43 #43
Fiji
38.60 % 2013 NA NA View data
44 #44
Israel
38.57 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
45 #45
Oman
37.95 % 2017 -10.0 % NA View data
46 #46
Cabo Verde
37.83 % 2018 -0.7 % -0.3 % View data
47 #47
Ireland
37.55 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
48 #48
Jamaica
37.54 % 2018 -0.9 % +0.7 % View data
49 #49
Samoa
37.05 % 2016 NA NA View data
50 #50
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
36.60 % 2017 -2.4 % NA View data
51 #51
Turks and Caicos Islands
36.10 % 2015 NA NA View data
52 #52
Colombia
35.83 % 2018 -1.6 % +0.8 % View data
53 #53
Kenya
35.70 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.3 % View data
54 #54
Maldives
35.25 % 2018 -2.5 % -2.1 % View data
55 #55
Malaysia
34.10 % 2018 +1.0 % +1.2 % View data
56 #56
Sri Lanka
34.00 % 2018 +1.9 % +8.1 % View data
57 #57
Cameroon
33.88 % 2013 -6.4 % +0.8 % View data
58 #58
Peru
33.62 % 2018 +0.4 % -3.3 % View data
59 #59
United Kingdom
33.56 % 2018 +1.1 % +2.4 % View data
60 #60
Bahrain
32.99 % 2015 +1.5 % NA View data
61 #61
Japan
32.93 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
62 #62
Cyprus
32.65 % 2018 +0.7 % +1.3 % View data
63 #63
Rwanda
32.46 % 2018 -1.6 % +1.5 % View data
64 #64
Bermuda
32.16 % 2017 NA NA View data
65 #65
Latvia
31.80 % 2018 +1.6 % +1.2 % View data
66 #66
Mexico
31.65 % 2018 -1.2 % -3.5 % View data
67 #67
Luxembourg
31.60 % 2015 +2.5 % NA View data
68 #68
Mongolia
31.45 % 2018 -2.4 % +6.9 % View data
69 #69
Belize
31.38 % 2018 -1.2 % -4.8 % View data
70 #70
Australia
31.21 % 2018 -0.8 % -1.0 % View data
71 #71
South Korea
31.18 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.8 % View data
72 #72
Bhutan
31.05 % 2018 +1.3 % +7.3 % View data
73 #73
Poland
30.64 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.2 % View data
74 #74
United States
30.53 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.4 % View data
75 #75
Senegal
30.22 % 2018 -2.8 % -3.2 % View data
76 #76
Iran
29.96 % 2018 -0.6 % +2.7 % View data
77 #77
British Virgin Islands
29.86 % 2017 NA NA View data
78 #78
Vietnam
29.69 % 2013 -0.4 % +0.2 % View data
79 #79
Barbados
29.61 % 2016 NA NA View data
80 #80
Costa Rica
29.51 % 2018 +2.0 % -4.2 % View data
81 #81
Portugal
29.26 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.3 % View data
82 #82
Argentina
29.21 % 2018 -1.2 % -0.6 % View data
83 #83
Switzerland
28.68 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.7 % View data
84 #84
India
28.40 % 2013 +4.4 % NA View data
85 #85
Slovenia
28.25 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.2 % View data
86 #86
Denmark
28.03 % 2018 +1.0 % +2.4 % View data
87 #87
Gabon
27.82 % 2018 -0.3 % +2.0 % View data
88 #88
Iceland
27.26 % 2018 -1.5 % -0.9 % View data
89 #89
Aruba
27.03 % 2018 +0.8 % +2.2 % View data
90 #90
Spain
26.79 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
91 #91
Ethiopia
26.76 % 2018 -1.1 % +2.2 % View data
92 #92
Saint Lucia
26.23 % 2018 -4.3 % -6.7 % View data
93 #93
Chile
25.44 % 2018 -2.9 % -2.7 % View data
94 #94
Italy
24.88 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
95 #95
New Zealand
24.57 % 2016 +5.7 % NA View data
96 #96
Brazil
24.55 % 2018 -1.8 % -2.6 % View data
97 #97
Estonia
24.10 % 2018 -0.6 % -4.7 % View data
98 #98
Malta
23.87 % 2018 +0.9 % +3.4 % View data
99 #99
Belgium
23.54 % 2015 +1.8 % NA View data
100 #100
Moldova
23.19 % 2018 +2.0 % NA View data
101 #101
Turkey
22.88 % 2015 -3.7 % NA View data
102 #102
Sierra Leone
22.62 % 2018 +10.9 % -14.3 % View data
103 #103
Norway
22.57 % 2018 -0.7 % +0.2 % View data
104 #104
Netherlands
22.35 % 2015 NA NA View data
105 #105
Puerto Rico
22.00 % 2014 +1.7 % NA View data
106 #106
Singapore
21.98 % 2013 +6.9 % -0.4 % View data
107 #107
Sweden
21.98 % 2018 -1.4 % -0.4 % View data
108 #108
Mauritius
21.94 % 2018 -4.8 % -4.4 % View data
109 #109
Hong Kong
21.57 % 2018 -0.6 % +4.2 % View data
110 #110
Saint Kitts and Nevis
21.38 % 2015 NA NA View data
111 #111
Andorra
21.35 % 2018 -3.2 % -7.9 % View data
112 #112
Ecuador
21.31 % 2018 -4.2 % -7.2 % View data
113 #113
France
20.82 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
114 #114
Armenia
20.61 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.5 % View data
115 #115
Ukraine
20.01 % 2018 +1.5 % +2.8 % View data
116 #116
Finland
19.72 % 2018 -0.1 % +1.2 % View data
117 #117
Bulgaria
19.70 % 2013 +5.7 % +0.8 % View data
118 #118
Brunei
19.52 % 2016 NA NA View data
119 #119
Slovakia
19.06 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.6 % View data
120 #120
Ghana
17.97 % 2018 -6.5 % -5.9 % View data
121 #121
Lithuania
16.52 % 2018 +0.7 % +1.6 % View data
122 #122
Austria
16.00 % 2018 -0.8 % -0.4 % View data
123 #123
Hungary
14.55 % 2018 -2.5 % -6.7 % View data
124 #124
Czech Republic
13.83 % 2018 -2.2 % -4.9 % View data
125 #125
Monaco
13.06 % 2018 -0.7 % -0.1 % View data
126 #126
Germany
12.57 % 2018 -0.7 % -0.3 % View data
127 #127
Romania
12.33 % 2018 -2.8 % NA View data

Source: World Bank

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