Bhutan Education Spending 2000-2021

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.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2018 was 22.77%, a 1.27% decline from 2017.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2017 was 24.04%, a 2.14% decline from 2016.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2016 was 26.18%, a 0.17% decline from 2015.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2015 was 26.35%, a 8.53% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Honduras 22.95%
Bhutan 22.77%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.12%
Kenya 19.10%
Ghana 18.60%
Moldova 17.46%
Zambia 17.05%
Cameroon 16.88%
Congo, Rep. 15.57%
El Salvador 14.95%
Vietnam 14.47%
Djibouti 13.99%
Lesotho 13.89%
Georgia 12.95%
Sri Lanka 11.33%
Myanmar 10.35%
Cambodia 8.84%
Papua New Guinea 8.73%
Timor-Leste 7.93%
Bhutan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 22.77% -1.27%
2017 24.04% -2.14%
2016 26.18% -0.17%
2015 26.35% 8.53%
2014 17.82% 1.65%
2013 16.17% 4.88%
2011 11.29% 0.26%
2010 11.03% -3.11%
2009 14.14% -0.88%
2008 15.02% -7.83%
2005 22.85% 4.15%
2004 18.70% 5.61%
2001 13.09% -0.69%
2000 13.77% -0.69%