Maldives Education Spending 2002-2021

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.
  • Maldives education spending for 2016 was 11.28%, a 1.61% decline from 2015.
  • Maldives education spending for 2015 was 12.89%, a 2.54% increase from 2014.
  • Maldives education spending for 2014 was 10.35%, a 3.56% decline from 2013.
  • Maldives education spending for 2013 was 13.91%, a 1.08% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Maldives 11.28%
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Azerbaijan 8.21%
Maldives Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2016 11.28% -1.61%
2015 12.89% 2.54%
2014 10.35% -3.56%
2013 13.91% 1.08%
2012 12.83% 1.12%
2011 11.71% -0.75%
2010 12.46% -3.17%
2009 15.63% 3.01%
2008 12.62% -0.13%
2007 12.75% -0.60%
2006 13.35% 0.33%
2005 13.02% -6.46%
2004 19.48% -0.87%
2003 20.35% -0.89%
2002 21.24% -0.89%