Nicaragua Education Spending 1982-2021

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.
  • Nicaragua education spending for 2016 was 17.92%, a 0.73% decline from 2015.
  • Nicaragua education spending for 2015 was 18.65%, a 0.66% decline from 2014.
  • Nicaragua education spending for 2014 was 19.31%, a 3.44% decline from 2010.
  • Nicaragua education spending for 2010 was 22.75%, a 7.87% increase from 2003.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Bhutan 26.18%
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Moldova 18.49%
Nicaragua 17.92%
Cabo Verde 17.84%
Sri Lanka 17.73%
Kenya 17.35%
Kyrgyz Republic 16.51%
El Salvador 16.11%
Sao Tome and Principe 15.97%
Vietnam 15.60%
Zambia 15.40%
Pakistan 15.06%
Mongolia 13.06%
Cameroon 12.69%
Georgia 12.67%
Ukraine 12.35%
Djibouti 12.01%
Bangladesh 11.42%
Mauritania 9.33%
Timor-Leste 7.36%
Nicaragua Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2016 17.92% -0.73%
2015 18.65% -0.66%
2014 19.31% -3.44%
2010 22.75% 7.87%
2003 14.89% -0.80%
2002 15.69% 1.11%
2000 14.57% -0.14%
1999 14.72% 1.34%
1998 13.38% 1.45%
1992 11.93% 11.93%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%