Panama Education Spending 1995-2021

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.
  • Panama education spending for 2011 was 13.02%, a 1.87% decline from 2008.
  • Panama education spending for 2008 was 14.89%, a 0.32% increase from 2004.
  • Panama education spending for 2004 was 14.57%, a 1.77% decline from 2003.
  • Panama education spending for 2003 was 16.34%, a 0.61% decline from 2002.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Singapore 28.86%
Aruba 21.75%
Hong Kong 20.15%
Malta 18.90%
Chile 17.75%
Macao 17.34%
New Zealand 15.78%
Switzerland 15.55%
Cyprus 15.50%
Iceland 15.42%
Uruguay 15.16%
Argentina 15.16%
Denmark 15.04%
Norway 14.96%
Israel 13.99%
Australia 13.49%
Estonia 13.41%
Sweden 13.18%
Qatar 13.11%
Panama 13.02%
Latvia 12.72%
United Kingdom 12.70%
Ireland 12.57%
Lithuania 12.34%
Canada 12.22%
Slovenia 12.07%
Finland 11.92%
Netherlands 11.89%
Belgium 11.70%
Austria 10.99%
Poland 10.98%
Germany 10.67%
San Marino 10.64%
Spain 10.62%
Seychelles 10.39%
Portugal 10.24%
Czech Republic 9.93%
Slovak Republic 9.71%
Japan 9.45%
Hungary 9.29%
Brunei 9.18%
Croatia 8.55%
Italy 8.39%
Monaco 8.08%
Panama Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2011 13.02% -1.87%
2008 14.89% 0.32%
2004 14.57% -1.77%
2003 16.34% -0.61%
2002 16.96% 0.32%
2001 16.64% -3.19%
2000 19.83% 0.86%
1999 18.97% 1.62%
1997 17.35% -0.80%
1996 18.16% -0.04%
1995 18.20% -0.04%