Qatar Education Spending 1998-2021

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.
  • Qatar education spending for 2019 was 8.58%, a 0.02% increase from 2017.
  • Qatar education spending for 2017 was 8.56%, a 4.18% decline from 2014.
  • Qatar education spending for 2014 was 12.74%, a 0.4% decline from 2013.
  • Qatar education spending for 2013 was 13.15%, a 0.84% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Hong Kong 20.31%
Qatar 8.58%
Qatar Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 8.58% 0.02%
2017 8.56% -4.18%
2014 12.74% -0.40%
2013 13.15% 0.84%
2012 12.31% -0.80%
2011 13.11% -0.71%
2010 13.82% -1.02%
2009 14.84% -0.22%
2008 15.06% 1.31%
2005 13.74% 1.69%
2004 12.05% 1.35%
2003 10.70% -1.31%
2002 12.01% 1.46%
2001 10.55% 0.88%
2000 9.68% 0.15%
1999 9.53% 1.68%
1998 7.84% 1.68%