Tonga Education Spending 1999-2021

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.
  • Tonga education spending for 2004 was 18.10%, a 0.31% decline from 2003.
  • Tonga education spending for 2003 was 18.41%, a 2.95% increase from 2002.
  • Tonga education spending for 2002 was 15.46%, a 4.32% decline from 2001.
  • Tonga education spending for 2001 was 19.78%, a 3.17% decline from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Fiji 23.75%
Mexico 22.05%
Iran 21.47%
Thailand 21.46%
Malaysia 21.01%
Costa Rica 20.43%
South Africa 19.93%
Maldives 19.48%
Paraguay 18.22%
Tonga 18.10%
Mauritius 17.39%
Belize 16.25%
Colombia 15.44%
Peru 15.27%
St. Lucia 15.04%
Azerbaijan 14.24%
Belarus 12.55%
Jamaica 11.73%
Russia 11.18%
Guyana 11.08%
Albania 10.70%
Kazakhstan 10.61%
Brazil 10.41%
Romania 9.84%
Turkey 8.65%
Lebanon 7.93%
Bulgaria 6.70%
Tonga Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2004 18.10% -0.31%
2003 18.41% 2.95%
2002 15.46% -4.32%
2001 19.78% -3.17%
2000 22.96% 0.35%
1999 22.61% 0.35%