Guatemala Education Spending 1996-2021

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.
  • Guatemala education spending for 2019 was 24.21%, a 0.46% increase from 2018.
  • Guatemala education spending for 2018 was 23.75%, a 0.66% increase from 2017.
  • Guatemala education spending for 2017 was 23.09%, a 0.35% decline from 2016.
  • Guatemala education spending for 2016 was 23.43%, a 0.65% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Guatemala 24.21%
Turkmenistan 22.84%
South Africa 19.45%
Mauritius 18.68%
Malaysia 17.94%
Peru 17.49%
Jamaica 17.31%
Marshall Islands 15.04%
Jordan 10.04%
Dominica 9.43%
Guatemala Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 24.21% 0.46%
2018 23.75% 0.66%
2017 23.09% -0.35%
2016 23.43% -0.65%
2015 24.09% 2.13%
2014 21.96% 1.32%
2013 20.64% -0.47%
2012 21.11% 0.86%
2011 20.25% 0.95%
2010 19.30% -4.05%
2008 23.35% 2.07%
2007 21.28% 0.94%
2006 20.34% 1.62%
1996 18.72% 1.62%