Liberia Education Spending 2008-2021

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.
  • Liberia education spending for 2018 was 8.06%, a 0.2% decline from 2017.
  • Liberia education spending for 2017 was 8.26%, a 1.36% increase from 2014.
  • Liberia education spending for 2014 was 6.89%, a 2.22% increase from 2013.
  • Liberia education spending for 2013 was 4.67%, a 0.51% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Sierra Leone 32.47%
Burkina Faso 22.66%
Togo 21.77%
Senegal 21.53%
Tanzania 20.56%
Burundi 19.92%
Madagascar 19.82%
Zimbabwe 19.04%
Mozambique 17.88%
Benin 17.71%
Niger 16.78%
Malawi 15.78%
Guinea 14.87%
Haiti 14.44%
Nepal 14.10%
Gambia 11.19%
Uganda 10.92%
Rwanda 10.80%
Liberia 8.06%
South Sudan 0.88%
Liberia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 8.06% -0.20%
2017 8.26% 1.36%
2014 6.89% 2.22%
2013 4.67% -0.51%
2012 5.18% -1.27%
2008 6.45% -1.27%