St. Lucia Education Spending 1986-2021

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.
  • St. Lucia education spending for 2018 was 14.36%, a 7.61% decline from 2016.
  • St. Lucia education spending for 2016 was 21.98%, a 5.52% increase from 2015.
  • St. Lucia education spending for 2015 was 16.45%, a 1.15% increase from 2014.
  • St. Lucia education spending for 2014 was 15.30%, a 1.45% increase from 2013.
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%
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Jordan 9.82%
Serbia 8.80%
Azerbaijan 7.44%
St. Lucia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 14.36% -7.61%
2016 21.98% 5.52%
2015 16.45% 1.15%
2014 15.30% 1.45%
2013 13.85% 1.66%
2012 12.19% -1.64%
2011 13.84% -0.37%
2010 14.20% 0.31%
2009 13.90% -6.05%
2008 19.94% 0.93%
2006 19.01% 2.70%
2005 16.31% 1.27%
2004 15.04% -0.38%
2003 15.42% -10.43%
2001 25.85% -0.18%
1999 26.04% -3.40%
1998 29.43% -1.88%
1994 31.31% 8.06%
1986 23.26% 8.06%