Burkina Faso Education Spending 1988-2021

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.
  • Burkina Faso education spending for 2018 was 22.66%, a 1.22% increase from 2017.
  • Burkina Faso education spending for 2017 was 21.44%, a 3.42% increase from 2015.
  • Burkina Faso education spending for 2015 was 18.03%, a 1.34% decline from 2014.
  • Burkina Faso education spending for 2014 was 19.37%, a 3.2% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Burkina Faso Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 22.66% 1.22%
2017 21.44% 3.42%
2015 18.03% -1.34%
2014 19.37% 3.20%
2013 16.17% 0.27%
2012 15.90% -3.61%
2011 19.50% 3.33%
2010 16.17% -1.69%
2007 17.86% -0.34%
2006 18.20% -1.29%
2005 19.49% 12.15%
1996 7.34% -12.61%
1994 19.95% 11.61%
1988 8.34% 11.61%