Benin Education Spending 1998-2021

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.
  • Benin education spending for 2018 was 17.71%, a 2.17% decline from 2017.
  • Benin education spending for 2017 was 19.88%, a 1.09% increase from 2016.
  • Benin education spending for 2016 was 18.79%, a 1.31% increase from 2015.
  • Benin education spending for 2015 was 17.48%, a 4.75% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Sierra Leone 32.47%
Burkina Faso 22.66%
Togo 21.77%
Senegal 21.53%
Tanzania 20.56%
Burundi 19.92%
Madagascar 19.82%
Zimbabwe 19.04%
Mozambique 17.88%
Benin 17.71%
Niger 16.78%
Malawi 15.78%
Guinea 14.87%
Haiti 14.44%
Nepal 14.10%
Gambia 11.19%
Uganda 10.92%
Rwanda 10.80%
Liberia 8.06%
South Sudan 0.88%
Benin Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 17.71% -2.17%
2017 19.88% 1.09%
2016 18.79% 1.31%
2015 17.48% -4.75%
2014 22.23% -0.11%
2013 22.34% -2.68%
2012 25.02% -1.12%
2010 26.14% 7.97%
2009 18.18% -0.91%
2008 19.09% 4.14%
2007 14.95% -4.76%
2006 19.71% 0.92%
2005 18.79% -0.42%
2004 19.21% 2.53%
2003 16.68% 2.55%
2002 14.13% -1.18%
2001 15.31% 1.80%
2000 13.51% -4.37%
1999 17.89% -0.58%
1998 18.46% -0.58%