Kuwait Education Spending 1992-2021

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.
  • Kuwait education spending for 2006 was 13.37%, a 0.48% decline from 2005.
  • Kuwait education spending for 2005 was 13.85%, a 1.1% decline from 2004.
  • Kuwait education spending for 2004 was 14.95%, a 0.3% decline from 2002.
  • Kuwait education spending for 2002 was 15.26%, a 2.76% decline from 2001.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Hong Kong 23.28%
Singapore 22.54%
Saudi Arabia 21.60%
Iceland 17.93%
Chile 16.23%
Cyprus 16.18%
Switzerland 15.97%
Norway 15.86%
Denmark 15.51%
Argentina 15.51%
New Zealand 15.16%
Lithuania 14.29%
Latvia 13.91%
Ireland 13.43%
Israel 13.43%
Kuwait 13.37%
Slovenia 13.32%
Australia 13.18%
United Kingdom 13.14%
Sweden 12.81%
Poland 12.67%
St. Kitts and Nevis 12.48%
Finland 12.28%
Netherlands 11.97%
Bahrain 11.92%
Oman 11.22%
Seychelles 10.95%
Spain 10.89%
Portugal 10.87%
Austria 10.37%
Hungary 10.33%
Czech Republic 10.20%
Uruguay 9.84%
Japan 9.62%
Slovak Republic 9.58%
Macao 9.55%
Italy 9.53%
Germany 9.49%
Kuwait Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2006 13.37% -0.48%
2005 13.85% -1.10%
2004 14.95% -0.30%
2002 15.26% -2.76%
2001 18.01% 4.92%
1997 13.09% 1.77%
1996 11.33% 2.93%
1992 8.40% 2.93%