Sao Tome and Principe - Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, Sao Tome and Principe Government Expenditure on Education increased 6.2points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 51 comparing other countries in Government Expenditure on Education with 5.06 Percent of GDP. Sao Tome and Principe is overtaken by Uzbekistan, which was ranked number 50 at 5.06 Percent of GDP and is followed by Cape Verde with 5.03 Percent of GDP. Norway, Sweden and Iceland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Sierra Leone witnessed the best average annual 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 5.06
2018 5.15
2017 5.08
2016 5.17
2015 3.86
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How does Sao Tome and Principe 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
50 #50
Uzbekistan
5.06 % 2019 -2.9 % -3.4 % View data
51 #51
Sao Tome and Principe
5.06 % 2019 -1.8 % +6.2 % View data
52 #52
Cape Verde
5.03 % 2019 -1.3 % +0.3 % View data
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