Eswatini Education Spending 1981-2021

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.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2014 was 24.80%, a 2.46% increase from 2011.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2011 was 22.33%, a 4.05% increase from 2010.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2010 was 18.28%, a 1.1% decline from 2009.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2009 was 19.39%, a 2.43% decline from 2008.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Honduras 25.65%
Eswatini 24.80%
Uzbekistan 23.52%
Ghana 20.99%
Nicaragua 19.31%
Moldova 18.77%
Vanuatu 18.21%
Bhutan 17.82%
Indonesia 17.67%
Kenya 17.08%
Cabo Verde 16.28%
El Salvador 16.11%
Mongolia 14.67%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.20%
Ukraine 13.12%
Cameroon 12.93%
Sao Tome and Principe 12.32%
Lao PDR 11.76%
Pakistan 11.30%
Sri Lanka 10.82%
Cambodia 8.79%
Timor-Leste 6.77%
Congo, Rep. 6.56%
Eswatini Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2014 24.80% 2.46%
2011 22.33% 4.05%
2010 18.28% -1.10%
2009 19.39% -2.43%
2008 21.81% -0.89%
2006 22.71% 1.82%
2005 20.89% -0.21%
2004 21.10% -0.96%
2003 22.06% 4.77%
2002 17.29% -2.36%
2001 19.66% 0.91%
2000 18.75% -1.69%
1999 20.43% -1.41%
1996 21.85% 1.19%
1995 20.66% 0.63%
1994 20.03% -3.44%
1990 23.48% -1.61%
1989 25.09% 3.31%
1988 21.78% 1.31%
1987 20.46% 0.08%
1982 20.38% -3.37%
1981 23.75% -3.37%