Paraguay Education Spending 1985-2021

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.
  • Paraguay education spending for 2016 was 18.15%, a 1.48% decline from 2012.
  • Paraguay education spending for 2012 was 19.63%, a 3.66% decline from 2011.
  • Paraguay education spending for 2011 was 23.30%, a 4.54% increase from 2010.
  • Paraguay education spending for 2010 was 18.76%, a 0.66% decline from 2007.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Guatemala 23.43%
Costa Rica 23.42%
St. Lucia 21.98%
Malaysia 20.94%
Belize 20.55%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20.15%
Mauritius 19.96%
Iran 19.30%
Jamaica 19.15%
Guyana 18.72%
Paraguay 18.15%
South Africa 18.05%
Mexico 17.94%
Peru 17.87%
Colombia 16.14%
Brazil 15.93%
Kazakhstan 13.84%
Albania 13.60%
Belarus 12.16%
Jordan 12.15%
Maldives 11.28%
Russia 10.99%
Samoa 10.48%
Armenia 10.20%
Romania 9.51%
Serbia 8.69%
Azerbaijan 8.21%
Paraguay Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2016 18.15% -1.48%
2012 19.63% -3.66%
2011 23.30% 4.54%
2010 18.76% -0.66%
2007 19.42% 1.21%
2004 18.22% -2.68%
2003 20.89% 2.08%
2002 18.82% -1.06%
2001 19.88% -1.68%
2000 21.56% -0.32%
1999 21.88% 4.79%
1998 17.09% 9.23%
1990 7.86% -0.51%
1985 8.36% -0.51%