Sri Lanka - Expenditure on Primary Education

Since 2013, Sri Lanka Expenditure on Primary Education jumped by 8.1points year on year. In 2018, the country was ranked number 56 comparing other countries in Expenditure on Primary Education with 34 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education. Sri Lanka is overtaken by Malaysia, which was number 55 with 34.1 Percent of Government Expenditure on Education and is followed by Cameroon with 33.88 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 34.00
2017 33.38
2016 34.90
2015 28.30
2014 28.67
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How does Sri Lanka 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
55 #55
Malaysia
34.10 % 2018 +1.0 % +1.2 % View data
56 #56
Sri Lanka
34.00 % 2018 +1.9 % +8.1 % View data
57 #57
Cameroon
33.88 % 2013 -6.4 % +0.8 % View data
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