Public expenditure on education

percent of government expenditure, 1980–2019

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    1980 Ranking
    1. Ethiopia 12.36
    2. Sweden 9.86
    3. Ghana 7.64
    4. Bangladesh 5.26
    2019 Ranking
    1. Sierra Leone 33.86
    2. Guatemala 24.21
    3. Turkmenistan 22.84
    4. Hong Kong 20.32
    5. South Africa 19.45
    6. Mauritius 18.68
    7. Malaysia 17.94
    8. Peru 17.49
    9. Jamaica 17.31
    10. Marshall Islands 15.04
    11. Burma (Myanmar) 10.46
    12. Jordan 10.05
    13. Mauritania 9.55
    14. Dominica 9.43
    15. Bangladesh 9.27
    16. Qatar 8.58

    Public expenditure on education as a percentage of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

    Source: World Bank