Rwanda Education Spending 1999-2021

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.
  • Rwanda education spending for 2018 was 10.80%, a 0.27% decline from 2017.
  • Rwanda education spending for 2017 was 11.08%, a 1.2% decline from 2016.
  • Rwanda education spending for 2016 was 12.28%, a 0.26% decline from 2015.
  • Rwanda education spending for 2015 was 12.54%, a 1.2% 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%
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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%
Rwanda Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 10.80% -0.27%
2017 11.08% -1.20%
2016 12.28% -0.26%
2015 12.54% -1.20%
2014 13.73% -3.13%
2013 16.86% 1.04%
2012 15.82% 0.47%
2011 15.34% -2.20%
2010 17.55% 1.96%
2008 15.59% -2.20%
2007 17.79% -7.53%
2001 25.31% 6.48%
2000 18.84% 1.58%
1999 17.25% 1.58%