South Africa - Government Expenditure on Education

Since 2014, South Africa Government Expenditure on Education rose 0.5points year on year. With 6.19 Percent of GDP in 2019, the country was number 23 comparing other countries in Government Expenditure on Education. South Africa is overtaken by Kyrgyzstan, which was ranked number 22 at 6.2 Percent of GDP and is followed by Honduras with 6.08 Percent of GDP. Norway, Sweden and Iceland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Sierra Leone recorded the best 5 years average growth at +19.9points per year, while Niger was the worst growing country at -7.2points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 6.19
2018 6.16
2017 6.11
2016 5.94
2015 5.96
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How does South Africa 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
22 #22
Kyrgyzstan
6.20 % 2019 +0.3 % +2.3 % View data
23 #23
South Africa
6.19 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
24 #24
Honduras
6.08 % 2018 NA +0.7 % View data
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