Ghana - Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, Ghana Government Expenditure on Education decreased by 3.9points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 97 comparing other countries in Government Expenditure on Education at 3.68 Percent of GDP. Ghana is overtaken by Tanzania, which was ranked number 96 with 3.7 Percent of GDP and is followed by Mali with 3.66 Percent of GDP. Norway, Sweden and Iceland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Sierra Leone recorded the best 5 years average growth at +19.9points per year, while Niger witnessed the worst performance at -7.2points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 3.68
2018 3.99
2017 3.62
2016 4.49
2015 4.51
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How does Ghana rank in Government Expenditure on Education?

# 140 Countries Percent of GDP Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Federated States of Micronesia
12.46 % 2015 NA NA View data
2 #2
Norway
8.13 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
96 #96
Tanzania
3.70 % 2018 -16.6 % NA View data
97 #97
Ghana
3.68 % 2019 -7.8 % -3.9 % View data
98 #98
Mali
3.66 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
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