Expenditure on Primary Education

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

  1. Uganda rose 3.4points of Expenditure on Primary Education in 2014, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Guinea Expenditure on Primary Education jumped by 7.9points year on year reaching 56.84 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education.
  3. In 2016 Mauritania was ranked number 8 in Expenditure on Primary Education.
  4. In 2017 Albania was number 5 in Expenditure on Primary Education reaching 57.61 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education, compared to 97 in 2016.

Top Countries in Expenditure on Primary Education

# 115 Countries Percent of Government Expenditure on Education Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Togo
67.96 % 2019 +1.8 % +2.9 % View data
2 #2
East Timor
64.89 % 2014 +0.2 % -3.7 % View data
3 #3
Burkina Faso
59.28 % 2019 -0.2 % -1.9 % View data
4 #4
Uganda
59.16 % 2014 +3.4 % NA View data
5 #5
Albania
57.61 % 2017 NA NA View data
6 #6
Guinea
56.84 % 2019 -7.8 % +7.9 % View data
7 #7
Lesotho
55.96 % 2018 NA NA View data
8 #8
Mauritania
55.90 % 2016 NA +4.4 % View data
9 #9
Sao Tome and Principe
55.82 % 2014 +4.7 % NA View data
10 #10
Guatemala
55.26 % 2019 -0.6 % +2.4 % View data
11 #11
Comoros
54.64 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.6 % View data
12 #12
Gambia
53.78 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.5 % View data
13 #13
Nepal
51.42 % 2019 -1.0 % -0.8 % View data
14 #14
Swaziland
50.79 % 2014 NA +4.0 % View data
15 #15
Tanzania
49.15 % 2014 NA +3.2 % View data
16 #16
Benin
48.47 % 2019 -0.6 % -0.2 % View data
17 #17
Cambodia
48.45 % 2014 -2.5 % -1.0 % View data
18 #18
Zimbabwe
47.77 % 2014 +2.6 % NA View data
19 #19
Malawi
46.59 % 2019 +1.5 % -1.2 % View data
20 #20
El Salvador
45.93 % 2019 -0.5 % +1.6 % View data
21 #21
Niger
45.85 % 2019 -2.4 % -2.6 % View data
22 #22
Dominica
45.83 % 2015 NA NA View data
23 #23
Ivory Coast
45.57 % 2019 -3.6 % +3.1 % View data
24 #24
Serbia
45.34 % 2015 NA -0.2 % View data
25 #25
Vanuatu
44.64 % 2017 NA NA View data
26 #26
Mali
44.54 % 2019 +1.0 % +0.6 % View data
27 #27
South Sudan
43.29 % 2019 -2.9 % -5.5 % View data
28 #28
Jordan
42.24 % 2018 -2.3 % NA View data
29 #29
Afghanistan
41.78 % 2019 -3.4 % -6.7 % View data
30 #30
Bolivia
41.61 % 2014 +18.1 % +0.5 % View data
31 #31
Indonesia
41.34 % 2019 -0.8 % -1.1 % View data
32 #32
Laos
40.64 % 2014 -1.7 % +0.8 % View data
33 #33
Israel
38.97 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.6 % View data
34 #34
South Africa
38.75 % 2018 -0.3 % NA View data
35 #35
Ireland
37.99 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
36 #36
Cape Verde
37.36 % 2019 -1.2 % -2.7 % View data
37 #37
Samoa
37.05 % 2016 NA NA View data
38 #38
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
36.90 % 2018 +0.8 % NA View data
39 #39
Paraguay
36.44 % 2016 NA +3.8 % View data
40 #40
Myanmar
36.33 % 2019 -7.6 % NA View data
41 #41
Kenya
35.55 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.3 % View data
42 #42
Japan
35.12 % 2016 NA +1.7 % View data
43 #43
Jamaica
35.10 % 2019 +2.7 % -0.7 % View data
44 #44
San Marino
34.44 % 2017 NA NA View data
45 #45
Maldives
34.37 % 2019 -2.5 % -2.9 % View data
46 #46
Malaysia
34.33 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.3 % View data
47 #47
Peru
33.45 % 2019 -1.3 % -2.8 % View data
48 #48
Latvia
33.41 % 2019 +1.8 % +2.1 % View data
49 #49
Cyprus
33.34 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.1 % View data
50 #50
Seychelles
33.28 % 2019 +1.1 % -2.3 % View data
51 #51
Bahrain
32.99 % 2015 +1.5 % NA View data
52 #52
United Kingdom
32.97 % 2019 +0.9 % +2.7 % View data
53 #53
Colombia
32.78 % 2019 +0.2 % -1.6 % View data
54 #54
Saint Lucia
32.70 % 2019 -6.8 % -1.6 % View data
55 #55
Iran
32.69 % 2019 -1.1 % +4.0 % View data
56 #56
Bermuda
32.16 % 2017 NA NA View data
57 #57
Australia
32.08 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.3 % View data
58 #58
Bhutan
31.97 % 2014 +46.5 % +1.4 % View data
59 #59
Mongolia
31.94 % 2019 +1.6 % +5.6 % View data
60 #60
Luxembourg
31.60 % 2015 +2.5 % NA View data
61 #61
Poland
31.39 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
62 #62
Sri Lanka
31.39 % 2019 +5.1 % +1.8 % View data
63 #63
Grenada
31.32 % 2017 NA NA View data
64 #64
Mexico
31.30 % 2019 -1.2 % -0.9 % View data
65 #65
Pakistan
31.05 % 2015 -11.6 % NA View data
66 #66
United States
30.96 % 2014 -0.5 % NA View data
67 #67
Senegal
30.57 % 2019 -3.5 % -2.6 % View data
68 #68
Belize
30.41 % 2019 -2.2 % -4.3 % View data
69 #69
British Virgin Islands
29.86 % 2017 NA NA View data
70 #70
Barbados
29.61 % 2016 NA NA View data
71 #71
Portugal
29.28 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.4 % View data
72 #72
Gabon
29.24 % 2014 +15.8 % NA View data
73 #73
Argentina
28.91 % 2019 -1.1 % -0.8 % View data
74 #74
Slovenia
28.70 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
75 #75
Switzerland
28.59 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.7 % View data
76 #76
Rwanda
28.58 % 2019 +0.0 % NA View data
77 #77
Costa Rica
27.93 % 2019 -2.6 % -5.1 % View data
78 #78
Aruba
27.24 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.8 % View data
79 #79
Denmark
27.21 % 2014 +9.4 % +2.2 % View data
80 #80
Spain
27.15 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.6 % View data
81 #81
Sierra Leone
26.81 % 2019 -13.6 % -9.1 % View data
82 #82
Iceland
26.70 % 2019 -1.6 % -1.6 % View data
83 #83
Ethiopia
26.47 % 2019 -1.1 % -2.8 % View data
84 #84
Chile
26.16 % 2019 -2.3 % +1.1 % View data
85 #85
New Zealand
26.13 % 2016 +12.4 % NA View data
86 #86
Estonia
24.47 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.1 % View data
87 #87
Brazil
24.10 % 2019 -1.8 % -2.1 % View data
88 #88
Italy
24.09 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
89 #89
Malta
24.08 % 2019 +0.9 % +2.8 % View data
90 #90
Belgium
23.81 % 2016 +1.2 % NA View data
91 #91
Moldova
23.65 % 2019 +1.4 % +0.8 % View data
92 #92
Uruguay
23.12 % 2017 -1.8 % NA View data
93 #93
Sweden
23.03 % 2019 -0.9 % +0.2 % View data
94 #94
Norway
22.37 % 2019 -0.7 % +0.7 % View data
95 #95
Mauritius
22.20 % 2019 -2.7 % -0.4 % View data
96 #96
Puerto Rico
22.00 % 2014 +1.7 % NA View data
97 #97
Ukraine
21.96 % 2019 +2.0 % +4.0 % View data
98 #98
Slovakia
21.87 % 2019 +0.9 % +2.8 % View data
99 #99
Ghana
21.70 % 2014 -11.0 % -8.1 % View data
100 #100
Saint Kitts and Nevis
21.38 % 2015 NA NA View data
101 #101
Netherlands
21.22 % 2016 -5.0 % NA View data
102 #102
Andorra
20.95 % 2019 -2.2 % -1.2 % View data
103 #103
France
20.84 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
104 #104
Ecuador
20.38 % 2019 -4.3 % -4.5 % View data
105 #105
Finland
20.37 % 2019 +0.1 % +1.3 % View data
106 #106
Armenia
19.82 % 2019 +0.3 % NA View data
107 #107
Brunei
19.52 % 2016 NA NA View data
108 #108
Turks and Caicos Islands
19.41 % 2018 NA NA View data
109 #109
Lithuania
19.02 % 2019 +1.6 % +4.6 % View data
110 #110
Austria
16.19 % 2019 -0.6 % -0.1 % View data
111 #111
Hungary
15.03 % 2019 -1.9 % +3.7 % View data
112 #112
Monaco
12.96 % 2019 -0.7 % -4.1 % View data
113 #113
Germany
12.64 % 2019 -0.6 % -0.2 % View data
114 #114
Czech Republic
12.42 % 2019 -3.0 % -7.8 % View data
115 #115
Romania
11.47 % 2019 -3.3 % -3.5 % View data

Source: World Bank

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