Botswana Education Spending 1983-2021

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.
  • Botswana education spending for 2009 was 20.48%, a 6.03% decline from 2007.
  • Botswana education spending for 2007 was 26.51%, a 0.68% increase from 2005.
  • Botswana education spending for 2005 was 25.82%, a 9.51% increase from 1992.
  • Botswana education spending for 1992 was 16.32%, a 0.2% decline from 1990.
Data Source: World Bank

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Botswana 20.48%
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Mauritius 13.25%
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Lebanon 5.50%
Botswana Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2009 20.48% -6.03%
2007 26.51% 0.68%
2005 25.82% 9.51%
1992 16.32% -0.20%
1990 16.51% 0.48%
1988 16.03% -0.66%
1987 16.69% 1.20%
1986 15.49% 0.06%
1985 15.43% -0.09%
1984 15.52% 1.19%
1983 14.33% 1.19%