Afghanistan Education Spending 2010-2020

General government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers) is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on all sectors (including health, education, social services, etc.). It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.
  • Afghanistan education spending for 2017 was 15.66%, a 0.55% decline from 2016.
  • Afghanistan education spending for 2016 was 16.21%, a 3.7% increase from 2015.
  • Afghanistan education spending for 2015 was 12.51%, a 1.96% decline from 2014.
  • Afghanistan education spending for 2014 was 14.47%, a 0.36% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Tanzania 24.40%
Togo 23.14%
Burkina Faso 21.44%
Senegal 21.05%
Zimbabwe 20.79%
Burundi 20.40%
Sierra Leone 19.89%
Benin 19.88%
Mozambique 18.33%
Nepal 17.10%
Mali 16.53%
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Afghanistan 15.66%
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Malawi 14.34%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 14.01%
Guinea 13.38%
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South Sudan 1.07%
Afghanistan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 15.66% -0.55%
2016 16.21% 3.70%
2015 12.51% -1.96%
2014 14.47% 0.36%
2013 14.10% 3.75%
2012 10.36% -5.69%
2011 16.05% -1.02%
2010 17.07% -1.02%