Lao PDR 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.
  • Lao PDR education spending for 2014 was 11.76%, a 1.58% decline from 2013.
  • Lao PDR education spending for 2013 was 13.34%, a 5.97% increase from 2012.
  • Lao PDR education spending for 2012 was 7.37%, a 0.89% decline from 2011.
  • Lao PDR education spending for 2011 was 8.26%, a 1.01% increase from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Honduras 25.65%
Eswatini 24.80%
Uzbekistan 23.52%
Ghana 20.99%
Nicaragua 19.31%
Moldova 18.77%
Vanuatu 18.21%
Bhutan 17.82%
Indonesia 17.67%
Kenya 17.08%
Cabo Verde 16.28%
El Salvador 16.11%
Mongolia 14.67%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.20%
Ukraine 13.12%
Cameroon 12.93%
Sao Tome and Principe 12.32%
Lao PDR 11.76%
Pakistan 11.30%
Sri Lanka 10.82%
Cambodia 8.79%
Timor-Leste 6.77%
Congo, Rep. 6.56%
Lao PDR Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2014 11.76% -1.58%
2013 13.34% 5.97%
2012 7.37% -0.89%
2011 8.26% 1.01%
2010 7.25% -0.22%
2009 7.46% -5.54%
2008 13.01% -5.10%
2007 18.10% 0.34%
2006 17.76% 3.63%
2005 14.13% -1.75%
2004 15.87% 0.61%
2002 15.26% 5.32%
2001 9.95% 2.65%
2000 7.30% 2.65%