Costa Rica - Expenditure on Primary Education

Since 2013, Costa Rica Expenditure on Primary Education fell by 4.2points year on year. At 29.51 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2018, the country was ranked number 80 comparing other countries in Expenditure on Primary Education. Costa Rica is overtaken by Barbados, which was ranked number 79 at 29.61 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education and is followed by Portugal with 29.26 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Togo ranked the highest with 66.74 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2018, a growth of 1.9points compared to 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 recorded the worst performance at -14.3points per year.

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Date Percent of Government Expenditure on Education
2018 29.51
2017 28.92
2016 34.02
2015 36.84
2014 36.31
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How does Costa Rica 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
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
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