South Africa - Expenditure on Primary Education

Since 2012, South Africa Expenditure on Primary Education decreased by 0.5points year on year. With 38.89 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2017, the country was number 42 comparing other countries in Expenditure on Primary Education. South Africa is overtaken by Myanmar, which was ranked number 41 with 39.33 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education and is followed by Fiji with 38.6 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Togo topped the ranking with 66.74 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education in 2018, an increase of 1.9points compared to 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
2017 38.89
2016
2015
2014 38.80
2013
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How does South Africa 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
41 #41
Myanmar
39.33 % 2018 +9.3 % NA View data
42 #42
South Africa
38.89 % 2017 NA -0.5 % View data
43 #43
Fiji
38.60 % 2013 NA NA View data
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