Timor-Leste Education Spending 2008-2021

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.
  • Timor-Leste education spending for 2018 was 7.93%, a 0.35% decline from 2017.
  • Timor-Leste education spending for 2017 was 8.28%, a 0.92% increase from 2016.
  • Timor-Leste education spending for 2016 was 7.36%, a 1.27% decline from 2015.
  • Timor-Leste education spending for 2015 was 8.64%, a 1.86% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
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Ghana 18.60%
Moldova 17.46%
Zambia 17.05%
Cameroon 16.88%
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Myanmar 10.35%
Cambodia 8.84%
Papua New Guinea 8.73%
Timor-Leste 7.93%
Timor-Leste Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 7.93% -0.35%
2017 8.28% 0.92%
2016 7.36% -1.27%
2015 8.64% 1.86%
2014 6.77% 0.88%
2013 5.89% 0.36%
2012 5.54% -2.11%
2011 7.65% -1.50%
2010 9.15% -1.43%
2009 10.59% 3.50%
2008 7.09% 3.50%