Niger Education Spending 1996-2021

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.
  • Niger education spending for 2018 was 16.78%, a 3.57% increase from 2017.
  • Niger education spending for 2017 was 13.22%, a 2.13% decline from 2016.
  • Niger education spending for 2016 was 15.35%, a 3.16% decline from 2015.
  • Niger education spending for 2015 was 18.51%, a 3.15% decline from 2014.
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%
Niger Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 16.78% 3.57%
2017 13.22% -2.13%
2016 15.35% -3.16%
2015 18.51% -3.15%
2014 21.66% 3.58%
2013 18.08% -1.11%
2012 19.19% -2.48%
2011 21.68% 3.57%
2010 18.10% -0.81%
2009 18.91% 2.74%
2008 16.18% -1.20%
2007 17.38% 0.49%
2006 16.88% 3.04%
2003 13.85% -2.81%
2002 16.65% 0.06%
2001 16.60% -2.19%
2000 18.78% 1.67%
1999 17.12% -0.63%
1996 17.75% -0.63%