East Asia & Pacific Education Spending 2001-2021

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.
  • East Asia & Pacific education spending for 2014 was 14.28%, a 2.28% decline from 2013.
  • East Asia & Pacific education spending for 2013 was 16.55%, a 1.21% decline from 2012.
  • East Asia & Pacific education spending for 2012 was 17.77%, a 3.14% increase from 2011.
  • East Asia & Pacific education spending for 2011 was 14.63%, a 1.06% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Latin America & Caribbean 17.51%
Sub-Saharan Africa 17.34%
East Asia & Pacific 14.28%
World 13.97%
OECD members 13.02%
South Asia 12.88%
Euro Area 12.01%
European Union 11.58%
East Asia & Pacific Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2014 14.28% -2.28%
2013 16.55% -1.21%
2012 17.77% 3.14%
2011 14.63% -1.06%
2010 15.69% 0.45%
2009 15.24% 1.18%
2008 14.06% -0.91%
2007 14.96% -0.91%
2004 15.87% -0.35%
2002 16.22% 0.91%
2001 15.31% 0.91%