Brazil 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.
  • Brazil education spending for 2017 was 16.51%, a 0.58% increase from 2016.
  • Brazil education spending for 2016 was 15.93%, a 0.29% decline from 2015.
  • Brazil education spending for 2015 was 16.22%, a 0.77% increase from 2014.
  • Brazil education spending for 2014 was 15.44%, a 0.15% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Costa Rica 30.15%
Guatemala 23.09%
Malaysia 21.68%
Belize 21.30%
Iran 20.04%
Mauritius 19.93%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.95%
South Africa 18.72%
Jamaica 18.40%
Peru 18.24%
Guyana 17.64%
Mexico 17.58%
Brazil 16.51%
Colombia 16.14%
Grenada 14.04%
Russia 13.47%
Bulgaria 12.73%
Albania 12.39%
Belarus 12.28%
Kazakhstan 11.42%
Jordan 11.19%
Armenia 10.40%
Romania 10.05%
Serbia 9.26%
Azerbaijan 6.95%
Brazil Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 16.51% 0.58%
2016 15.93% -0.29%
2015 16.22% 0.77%
2014 15.44% -0.15%
2013 15.59% -0.13%
2012 15.73% 0.46%
2011 15.27% 1.11%
2010 14.16% -0.57%
2009 14.73% 0.64%
2008 14.08% 0.86%
2007 13.22% 0.80%
2006 12.43% 1.16%
2005 11.27% 0.85%
2004 10.41% 0.78%
2002 9.64% -0.97%
2001 10.61% -0.84%
2000 11.45% 1.85%
1999 9.60% -2.03%
1998 11.63% -2.03%