Colombia Education Spending 1984-2021

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.
  • Colombia education spending for 2018 was 15.98%, a 0.16% decline from 2017.
  • Colombia education spending for 2017 was 16.14%, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Colombia education spending for 2016 was 16.14%, a 1.01% increase from 2015.
  • Colombia education spending for 2015 was 15.13%, a 0.6% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Costa Rica 26.09%
Guatemala 23.75%
Belize 21.37%
Iran 21.15%
Malaysia 19.74%
Mauritius 19.65%
South Africa 18.87%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.81%
Jamaica 18.58%
Peru 17.13%
Guyana 16.00%
Colombia 15.98%
St. Lucia 14.36%
Kazakhstan 13.88%
Jordan 9.82%
Serbia 8.80%
Azerbaijan 7.44%
Colombia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 15.98% -0.16%
2017 16.14% 0.00%
2016 16.14% 1.01%
2015 15.13% -0.60%
2014 15.74% -1.16%
2013 16.90% 1.39%
2012 15.51% -0.02%
2011 15.53% -0.89%
2010 16.42% 0.34%
2009 16.08% 1.40%
2008 14.68% 0.20%
2007 14.48% 0.71%
2006 13.77% -1.77%
2005 15.54% 0.10%
2004 15.44% -0.10%
2003 15.54% 0.24%
2002 15.30% 1.83%
2001 13.47% 0.18%
2000 13.29% 0.13%
1999 13.15% 0.68%
1998 12.48% -4.75%
1989 17.23% 0.82%
1985 16.41% -1.68%
1984 18.09% -1.68%