Timor-Leste Education Spending 2008-2024

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 2021 was 7.47%, a 0.51% increase from 2020.
  • Timor-Leste education spending for 2020 was 6.96%, a 0.09% increase from 2019.
  • Timor-Leste education spending for 2019 was 6.87%, a 0.28% increase from 2018.
  • Timor-Leste education spending for 2018 was 6.59%, a 0.43% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Timor-Leste 7.47%
Angola 6.92%
Nigeria 5.14%
Timor-Leste Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 7.47% 0.51%
2020 6.96% 0.09%
2019 6.87% 0.28%
2018 6.59% -0.43%
2017 7.02% 0.93%
2016 6.10% -1.39%
2015 7.49% -0.79%
2014 8.28% 0.94%
2013 7.34% 0.40%
2012 6.94% -0.71%
2011 7.65% -1.50%
2010 9.15% -1.43%
2009 10.59% 3.50%
2008 7.09% 3.50%