Guyana Education Spending 1999-2021

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.
  • Guyana education spending for 2018 was 16.00%, a 1.64% decline from 2017.
  • Guyana education spending for 2017 was 17.64%, a 1.08% decline from 2016.
  • Guyana education spending for 2016 was 18.72%, a 0.91% increase from 2015.
  • Guyana education spending for 2015 was 17.80%, a 0.93% 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%
Guyana Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 16.00% -1.64%
2017 17.64% -1.08%
2016 18.72% 0.91%
2015 17.80% -0.93%
2014 18.74% 8.55%
2012 10.19% -1.53%
2011 11.72% -0.12%
2010 11.84% 1.60%
2009 10.24% -1.29%
2007 11.53% -1.96%
2006 13.48% -0.34%
2005 13.82% 2.74%
2004 11.08% -2.73%
2003 13.81% -3.09%
2002 16.90% 0.34%
2001 16.56% -1.10%
2000 17.66% -5.03%
1999 22.69% -5.03%