Ireland - Expenditure on Primary Education

Since 2014, Ireland Expenditure on Primary Education increased 0.8points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 35 comparing other countries in Expenditure on Primary Education with 37.99 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Ireland is overtaken by South Africa, which was ranked number 34 with 38.75 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education and is followed by Cape Verde with 37.36 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Togo ranked the highest with 67.96 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2019, a growth of 1.8points versus 2018. East Timor, Burkina Faso and Uganda respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Guinea witnessed the best average annual growth at +7.9points per year, while Sierra Leone recorded the worst performance at -9.1points per year.

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Date Percent of Government Expenditure on Education
2019 37.99
2018 37.75
2017 37.50
2016 37.32
2015 36.87
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How does Ireland rank 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
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
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