Belize Education Spending 1999-2021

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.
  • Belize education spending for 2018 was 21.37%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
  • Belize education spending for 2017 was 21.30%, a 0.74% increase from 2016.
  • Belize education spending for 2016 was 20.55%, a 1.06% decline from 2015.
  • Belize education spending for 2015 was 21.61%, a 0.54% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Costa Rica 26.09%
Guatemala 23.75%
Belize 21.37%
Iran 21.15%
Malaysia 19.74%
Mauritius 19.65%
South Africa 18.87%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.81%
Jamaica 18.58%
Peru 17.13%
Guyana 16.00%
Colombia 15.98%
St. Lucia 14.36%
Kazakhstan 13.88%
Jordan 9.82%
Serbia 8.80%
Azerbaijan 7.44%
Belize Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 21.37% 0.07%
2017 21.30% 0.74%
2016 20.55% -1.06%
2015 21.61% -0.54%
2014 22.16% -0.08%
2013 22.24% -0.14%
2010 22.38% 0.81%
2009 21.57% 3.52%
2008 18.06% 1.81%
2004 16.25% 0.12%
2003 16.13% -2.17%
2001 18.31% 2.69%
2000 15.61% -3.57%
1999 19.18% -3.57%