Gambia 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.
  • Gambia education spending for 2018 was 11.19%, a 0.83% increase from 2016.
  • Gambia education spending for 2016 was 10.36%, a 0.68% decline from 2015.
  • Gambia education spending for 2015 was 11.03%, a 0.72% decline from 2014.
  • Gambia education spending for 2014 was 11.75%, a 1.46% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Sierra Leone 32.47%
Burkina Faso 22.66%
Togo 21.77%
Senegal 21.53%
Tanzania 20.56%
Burundi 19.92%
Madagascar 19.82%
Zimbabwe 19.04%
Mozambique 17.88%
Benin 17.71%
Niger 16.78%
Malawi 15.78%
Guinea 14.87%
Haiti 14.44%
Nepal 14.10%
Gambia 11.19%
Uganda 10.92%
Rwanda 10.80%
Liberia 8.06%
South Sudan 0.88%
Gambia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 11.19% 0.83%
2016 10.36% -0.68%
2015 11.03% -0.72%
2014 11.75% 1.46%
2013 10.29% -3.51%
2012 13.80% -1.32%
2011 15.12% -2.49%
2010 17.61% 4.32%
2009 13.29% -5.59%
2008 18.88% 11.58%
2007 7.30% 1.94%
2006 5.36% 0.02%
2005 5.34% 0.31%
2004 5.03% -3.44%
2003 8.47% -2.48%
2002 10.95% 2.74%
2001 8.21% -3.72%
2000 11.92% -3.72%