Bangladesh Education Spending 1980-2021

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.
  • Bangladesh education spending for 2019 was 9.27%, a 2.15% decline from 2016.
  • Bangladesh education spending for 2016 was 11.42%, a 2.4% decline from 2013.
  • Bangladesh education spending for 2013 was 13.82%, a 1.77% decline from 2012.
  • Bangladesh education spending for 2012 was 15.59%, a 1.2% decline from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Myanmar 10.46%
Mauritania 9.55%
Bangladesh 9.27%
Bangladesh Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 9.27% -2.15%
2016 11.42% -2.40%
2013 13.82% -1.77%
2012 15.59% -1.20%
2011 16.79% 2.76%
2009 14.03% -3.79%
2008 17.82% -0.34%
2007 18.15% 0.82%
2006 17.34% 1.38%
2004 15.95% -0.73%
2003 16.68% 0.99%
2002 15.69% -2.89%
2001 18.58% -1.91%
2000 20.49% 2.36%
1999 18.13% 2.93%
1997 15.20% 3.08%
1993 12.11% -0.42%
1992 12.54% 1.47%
1991 11.06% -0.13%
1990 11.19% 0.72%
1987 10.47% 1.34%
1986 9.13% 0.74%
1985 8.39% 0.30%
1984 8.09% 1.61%
1983 6.47% 0.08%
1982 6.39% -0.24%
1981 6.63% 1.37%
1980 5.26% 1.37%