Ghana - Expenditure on Primary Education

Since 2013, Ghana Expenditure on Primary Education was down by 5.9points year on year. With 17.97 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2018, the country was number 120 among other countries in Expenditure on Primary Education. Ghana is overtaken by Slovakia, which was ranked number 119 with 19.06 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education and is followed by Lithuania with 16.52 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Togo topped the ranking with 66.74 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2018, +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 recorded the best 5 years average 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 17.97
2017 19.22
2016 20.50
2015 21.81
2014 21.70
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How does Ghana 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
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
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