Bulgaria 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.
  • Bulgaria education spending for 2017 was 12.73%, a 1.29% increase from 2013.
  • Bulgaria education spending for 2013 was 11.44%, a 0.75% increase from 2012.
  • Bulgaria education spending for 2012 was 10.69%, a 0.41% decline from 2011.
  • Bulgaria education spending for 2011 was 11.10%, a 0.06% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Bulgaria Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 12.73% 1.29%
2013 11.44% 0.75%
2012 10.69% -0.41%
2011 11.10% -0.06%
2010 11.16% -1.49%
2009 12.66% 0.04%
2008 12.61% 1.50%
2007 11.11% -0.90%
2006 12.01% -0.06%
2005 12.07% 5.37%
2004 6.70% -4.48%
2003 11.18% 1.53%
2002 9.65% 0.38%
2001 9.28% 0.33%
1998 8.95% 0.33%