Sierra Leone Education Spending 2000-2021

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.
  • Sierra Leone education spending for 2019 was 33.86%, a 1.39% increase from 2018.
  • Sierra Leone education spending for 2018 was 32.47%, a 12.58% increase from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone education spending for 2017 was 19.89%, a 7.42% increase from 2016.
  • Sierra Leone education spending for 2016 was 12.47%, a 2.62% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Sierra Leone 33.86%
Sierra Leone Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 33.86% 1.39%
2018 32.47% 12.58%
2017 19.89% 7.42%
2016 12.47% -2.62%
2014 15.09% -0.11%
2013 15.20% 1.08%
2012 14.13% 1.71%
2011 12.41% -0.39%
2010 12.80% -3.09%
2009 15.90% 0.97%
2008 14.93% -4.82%
2007 19.75% 4.24%
2005 15.51% -1.64%
2004 17.15% -0.17%
2003 17.32% -0.38%
2002 17.70% -0.27%
2001 17.97% -2.76%
2000 20.73% -2.76%