Afghanistan - Expenditure on Primary Education

Since 2013, Afghanistan Expenditure on Primary Education decreased by 6.3points year on year. In 2018, the country was number 31 comparing other countries in Expenditure on Primary Education with 43.24 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Afghanistan is overtaken by Pakistan, which was number 30 at 43.68 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education and is followed by Jordan at 43.24 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Togo ranked the highest with 66.74 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2018, an increase of 1.9points versus 2017. Timor-Leste, Guinea-Bissau and Uganda respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Democratic Republic of the Congo witnessed the best average annual growth at +22.7points per year, while Sierra Leone was the worst growing country at -14.3points per year.

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Date Percent of Government Expenditure on Education
2018 43.24
2017 44.19
2016 43.30
2015 56.70
2014 59.11
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How does Afghanistan rank 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
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
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