Cameroon 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.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2018 was 16.88%, a 0.97% increase from 2017.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2017 was 15.91%, a 3.22% increase from 2016.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2016 was 12.69%, a 0.55% decline from 2015.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2015 was 13.24%, a 0.31% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Cameroon Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 16.88% 0.97%
2017 15.91% 3.22%
2016 12.69% -0.55%
2015 13.24% 0.31%
2014 12.93% -0.90%
2013 13.83% -1.35%
2012 15.18% 0.31%
2011 14.87% -3.89%
2010 18.75% -1.03%
2009 19.78% 4.08%
2008 15.70% -5.68%
2007 21.38% 1.07%
2006 20.31% -1.06%
2005 21.38% 0.53%
2004 20.85% -0.59%
2003 21.44% 5.71%
2001 15.73% 4.05%
2000 11.68% 4.05%