Mauritania Education Spending 2004-2021

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.
  • Mauritania education spending for 2019 was 9.55%, a 0.21% increase from 2016.
  • Mauritania education spending for 2016 was 9.33%, a 2.07% decline from 2013.
  • Mauritania education spending for 2013 was 11.41%, a 1.39% increase from 2012.
  • Mauritania education spending for 2012 was 10.02%, a 3.67% decline from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Myanmar 10.46%
Mauritania 9.55%
Bangladesh 9.27%
Mauritania Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 9.55% 0.21%
2016 9.33% -2.07%
2013 11.41% 1.39%
2012 10.02% -3.67%
2011 13.68% 3.37%
2006 10.31% 2.13%
2004 8.18% 2.13%