India Education Spending 1997-2021

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.
  • India education spending for 2013 was 14.05%, a 0.06% increase from 2012.
  • India education spending for 2012 was 13.99%, a 0.43% increase from 2011.
  • India education spending for 2011 was 13.56%, a 1.73% increase from 2010.
  • India education spending for 2010 was 11.83%, a 0.64% increase from 2009.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Uzbekistan 23.32%
Ghana 21.22%
Honduras 19.86%
Kenya 19.14%
Sao Tome and Principe 18.83%
Vietnam 18.52%
Kyrgyz Republic 17.77%
Indonesia 17.60%
Bhutan 16.17%
El Salvador 15.56%
Mongolia 15.37%
Cabo Verde 14.78%
India 14.05%
Ukraine 13.87%
Cameroon 13.83%
Bangladesh 13.82%
Lao PDR 13.34%
Pakistan 11.51%
Mauritania 11.41%
Cambodia 9.60%
Sri Lanka 9.42%
Timor-Leste 5.89%
India Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2013 14.05% 0.06%
2012 13.99% 0.43%
2011 13.56% 1.73%
2010 11.83% 0.64%
2009 11.19% -0.50%
2006 11.69% 0.49%
2005 11.21% 0.01%
2004 11.20% -1.21%
2003 12.41% -4.32%
2000 16.73% -0.23%
1999 16.96% 2.80%
1998 14.16% 0.84%
1997 13.32% 0.84%