Jamaica - Expenditure on Primary Education

Since 2013, Jamaica Expenditure on Primary Education grew 0.7points year on year. At 37.54 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2018, the country was number 48 among other countries in Expenditure on Primary Education. Jamaica is overtaken by Ireland, which was number 47 at 37.55 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education and is followed by Samoa with 37.05 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Togo topped the ranking with 66.74 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2018, that is 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 recorded the best 5 years average growth at +22.7points per year, while Sierra Leone witnessed the worst performance at -14.3points per year.

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Date Percent of Government Expenditure on Education
2018 37.54
2017 37.88
2016 35.87
2015 36.68
2014 36.42
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How does Jamaica 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
47 #47
Ireland
37.55 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
48 #48
Jamaica
37.54 % 2018 -0.9 % +0.7 % View data
49 #49
Samoa
37.05 % 2016 NA NA View data
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