South Africa - Expenditure on Primary Education

With 38.75 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2018, the country was number 34 among other countries in Expenditure on Primary Education. South Africa is overtaken by Israel, which was ranked number 33 at 38.97 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education and is followed by Ireland at 37.99 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Togo ranked the highest with 67.96 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2019, that is an increase of 1.8points compared to 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 witnessed the worst performance at -9.1points per year.

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Date Percent of Government Expenditure on Education
2018 38.75
2017 38.89
2016
2015
2014 38.80
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How does South Africa 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
33 #33
Israel
38.97 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.6 % 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
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