Nepal Education Spending 2000-2021

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.
  • Nepal education spending for 2018 was 14.10%, a 2.99% decline from 2017.
  • Nepal education spending for 2017 was 17.10%, a 2.03% decline from 2016.
  • Nepal education spending for 2016 was 19.13%, a 2.14% increase from 2015.
  • Nepal education spending for 2015 was 16.99%, a 1.29% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Nepal Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 14.10% -2.99%
2017 17.10% -2.03%
2016 19.13% 2.14%
2015 16.99% -1.29%
2014 18.28% 0.71%
2013 17.57% 0.13%
2012 17.44% -0.55%
2011 17.98% 1.95%
2010 16.03% -3.84%
2009 19.87% -2.36%
2008 22.23% 1.08%
2007 21.15% -4.35%
2006 25.50% 3.21%
2005 22.29% 0.68%
2004 21.61% 0.30%
2003 21.31% 0.87%
2002 20.44% -1.21%
2001 21.66% 2.50%
2000 19.16% 2.50%