Pakistan Education Spending 1993-2021

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.
  • Pakistan education spending for 2017 was 14.54%, a 0.52% decline from 2016.
  • Pakistan education spending for 2016 was 15.06%, a 1.88% increase from 2015.
  • Pakistan education spending for 2015 was 13.19%, a 1.89% increase from 2014.
  • Pakistan education spending for 2014 was 11.30%, a 0.21% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Bhutan 24.04%
Uzbekistan 23.03%
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Sao Tome and Principe 18.40%
Moldova 18.33%
Kenya 17.71%
Cabo Verde 16.41%
Cameroon 15.91%
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El Salvador 15.59%
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Sri Lanka 14.50%
Djibouti 13.25%
Ukraine 13.05%
Georgia 12.95%
Vanuatu 12.69%
Mongolia 12.65%
Papua New Guinea 10.70%
Myanmar 10.10%
Timor-Leste 8.28%
Pakistan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2017 14.54% -0.52%
2016 15.06% 1.88%
2015 13.19% 1.89%
2014 11.30% -0.21%
2013 11.51% 0.47%
2012 11.04% 0.12%
2011 10.92% -0.94%
2010 11.86% -0.22%
2009 12.08% -2.01%
2008 14.10% -1.35%
2007 15.45% 0.16%
2006 15.29% 1.51%
2005 13.78% 2.55%
2004 11.23% 2.74%
2000 8.49% -2.82%
1999 11.31% -0.45%
1997 11.75% 1.68%
1996 10.07% -0.24%
1995 10.31% 0.94%
1994 9.38% 1.57%
1993 7.80% 1.57%