Namibia Education Spending 1999-2021

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.
  • Namibia education spending for 2010 was 26.12%, a 1.26% increase from 2008.
  • Namibia education spending for 2008 was 24.86%, a 3.26% increase from 2006.
  • Namibia education spending for 2006 was 21.60%, a 1.27% increase from 2003.
  • Namibia education spending for 2003 was 20.33%, a 1.51% decline from 2002.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Namibia 26.12%
Costa Rica 22.88%
Belize 22.38%
Guatemala 19.30%
Iran 18.80%
Paraguay 18.76%
Mexico 18.64%
Malaysia 18.41%
South Africa 18.04%
Colombia 16.42%
Thailand 16.22%
Jamaica 16.10%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 15.49%
Mauritius 14.57%
St. Lucia 14.20%
Brazil 14.16%
Peru 13.56%
Gabon 13.33%
Ecuador 13.00%
Maldives 12.46%
Armenia 12.40%
Guyana 11.84%
Belarus 11.78%
Bulgaria 11.16%
Serbia 10.10%
Romania 9.13%
Azerbaijan 8.70%
Lebanon 5.53%
Namibia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2010 26.12% 1.26%
2008 24.86% 3.26%
2006 21.60% 1.27%
2003 20.33% -1.51%
2002 21.84% -0.94%
2001 22.78% 0.85%
2000 21.93% -1.12%
1999 23.04% -1.12%