El Salvador 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.
  • El Salvador education spending for 2018 was 14.95%, a 0.65% decline from 2017.
  • El Salvador education spending for 2017 was 15.59%, a 0.52% decline from 2016.
  • El Salvador education spending for 2016 was 16.11%, a 0.49% decline from 2015.
  • El Salvador education spending for 2015 was 16.60%, a 0.49% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Honduras 22.95%
Bhutan 22.77%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.12%
Kenya 19.10%
Ghana 18.60%
Moldova 17.46%
Zambia 17.05%
Cameroon 16.88%
Congo, Rep. 15.57%
El Salvador 14.95%
Vietnam 14.47%
Djibouti 13.99%
Lesotho 13.89%
Georgia 12.95%
Sri Lanka 11.33%
Myanmar 10.35%
Cambodia 8.84%
Papua New Guinea 8.73%
Timor-Leste 7.93%
El Salvador Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 14.95% -0.65%
2017 15.59% -0.52%
2016 16.11% -0.49%
2015 16.60% 0.49%
2014 16.11% 0.55%
2013 15.56% 0.28%
2012 15.28% -0.59%
2011 15.87% -0.29%
2010 16.16% -2.38%
2009 18.55% -0.90%
2008 19.45% 3.01%
2007 16.44% 0.69%
2006 15.75% 1.10%
2005 14.66% 0.59%
2003 14.07% -1.42%
2002 15.49% 2.19%
2000 13.30% -0.31%
1999 13.61% -0.92%
1998 14.53% -0.92%