China 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.
  • China education spending for 1999 was 12.63%, a 1.92% decline from 1998.
  • China education spending for 1998 was 14.55%, a 4.95% decline from 1996.
  • China education spending for 1996 was 19.51%, a 0.79% increase from 1995.
  • China education spending for 1995 was 18.72%, a 1.35% decline from 1994.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Marshall Islands 28.54%
St. Lucia 26.04%
Namibia 23.04%
Guyana 22.69%
Tonga 22.61%
Costa Rica 21.92%
Paraguay 21.88%
Azerbaijan 21.61%
Malaysia 21.19%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21.15%
Fiji 20.54%
Iran 20.11%
Mauritius 19.24%
Belize 19.18%
Thailand 18.98%
Mexico 16.69%
Jordan 14.66%
Samoa 13.42%
Colombia 13.15%
China 12.63%
Dominica 11.42%
Gabon 11.35%
Albania 9.68%
Brazil 9.60%
Libya 8.14%
Ecuador 6.67%
China Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
1999 12.63% -1.92%
1998 14.55% -4.95%
1996 19.51% 0.79%
1995 18.72% -1.35%
1994 20.06% 5.29%
1993 14.77% 2.48%
1992 12.29% 1.55%
1988 10.74% 1.28%
1987 9.46% -0.98%
1986 10.44% -0.25%
1985 10.69% 0.93%
1984 9.76% 0.20%
1983 9.56% 0.20%