Syrian Arab Republic Education Spending 1996-2021

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.
  • Syrian Arab Republic education spending for 2009 was 19.18%, a 0.86% decline from 2008.
  • Syrian Arab Republic education spending for 2008 was 20.04%, a 1.11% increase from 2007.
  • Syrian Arab Republic education spending for 2007 was 18.93%, a 1.12% decline from 2006.
  • Syrian Arab Republic education spending for 2006 was 20.05%, a 2.9% increase from 2004.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Ethiopia 23.58%
Senegal 23.30%
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Togo 19.37%
Syrian Arab Republic 19.18%
Niger 18.91%
Benin 18.18%
Tanzania 17.41%
Mali 16.96%
Burundi 16.30%
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Chad 9.54%
Central African Republic 7.84%
Syrian Arab Republic Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2009 19.18% -0.86%
2008 20.04% 1.11%
2007 18.93% -1.12%
2006 20.05% 2.90%
2004 17.15% -2.71%
2003 19.86% 3.03%
2002 16.83% 1.16%
2001 15.66% 0.62%
1996 15.04% 0.62%