Ethiopia Education Spending 1980-2021

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.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2015 was 27.10%, a 1.18% increase from 2014.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2014 was 25.92%, a 1.1% decline from 2013.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2013 was 27.02%, a 3.52% decline from 2012.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2012 was 30.54%, a 0.87% increase from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Ethiopia 27.10%
Burundi 24.22%
Senegal 23.76%
Malawi 21.55%
Niger 18.51%
Mali 18.16%
Burkina Faso 18.03%
Benin 17.48%
Nepal 16.99%
Madagascar 16.96%
Togo 16.67%
Tajikistan 16.39%
Haiti 14.57%
Comoros 13.25%
Rwanda 12.54%
Afghanistan 12.51%
Uganda 12.14%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 11.74%
Guinea 11.60%
Gambia 11.03%
South Sudan 3.28%
Ethiopia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2015 27.10% 1.18%
2014 25.92% -1.10%
2013 27.02% -3.52%
2012 30.54% 0.87%
2011 29.67% 3.37%
2010 26.30% 2.72%
2009 23.58% -2.77%
2008 26.36% 1.66%
2007 24.70% 0.72%
2006 23.98% 7.79%
2002 16.19% 1.73%
2001 14.46% -0.45%
2000 14.91% 0.04%
1997 14.87% 1.83%
1996 13.04% -0.22%
1993 13.26% 2.94%
1986 10.32% 0.23%
1985 10.09% -1.73%
1984 11.82% 2.12%
1983 9.70% -2.48%
1982 12.18% -0.31%
1981 12.49% 0.13%
1980 12.36% 0.13%