Senegal 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.
  • Senegal education spending for 2018 was 21.53%, a 0.48% increase from 2017.
  • Senegal education spending for 2017 was 21.05%, a 0.29% decline from 2016.
  • Senegal education spending for 2016 was 21.34%, a 2.42% decline from 2015.
  • Senegal education spending for 2015 was 23.76%, a 1% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Malawi 15.78%
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%
Senegal Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 21.53% 0.48%
2017 21.05% -0.29%
2016 21.34% -2.42%
2015 23.76% -1.00%
2014 24.76% -0.98%
2013 25.74% 4.95%
2012 20.80% -0.29%
2011 21.09% -2.96%
2010 24.05% 0.75%
2009 23.30% 4.07%
2008 19.23% 1.27%
2006 17.95% -3.82%
2005 21.77% 4.81%
2004 16.96% 0.84%
2003 16.12% -0.60%
2002 16.72% 0.99%
2001 15.73% -1.89%
2000 17.62% 0.80%
1999 16.82% -1.91%
1998 18.73% -1.91%