Trinidad and Tobago Education Spending 1989-2021

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.
  • Trinidad and Tobago education spending for 2003 was 13.91%, a 0.38% decline from 2002.
  • Trinidad and Tobago education spending for 2002 was 14.29%, a 2.12% increase from 2001.
  • Trinidad and Tobago education spending for 2001 was 12.17%, a 0.43% increase from 2000.
  • Trinidad and Tobago education spending for 2000 was 11.73%, a 0.5% increase from 1999.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Singapore 24.76%
Hong Kong 23.24%
Saudi Arabia 21.46%
Barbados 17.95%
Chile 17.64%
New Zealand 16.76%
Cyprus 16.52%
Iceland 16.38%
Panama 16.34%
Switzerland 16.33%
Lithuania 15.93%
Norway 15.68%
Latvia 15.38%
Denmark 15.14%
Estonia 15.05%
Argentina 14.35%
Trinidad and Tobago 13.91%
Slovenia 13.70%
United Kingdom 13.60%
Israel 13.56%
Sweden 12.92%
Finland 12.78%
Ireland 12.75%
St. Kitts and Nevis 12.29%
Seychelles 12.04%
Hungary 11.83%
Macao 11.70%
Portugal 11.66%
Poland 11.64%
Netherlands 11.53%
Bermuda 11.04%
Spain 10.89%
Austria 10.74%
Qatar 10.70%
Slovak Republic 10.57%
Oman 10.04%
Japan 9.67%
Italy 9.64%
Czech Republic 8.38%
Croatia 7.75%
Greece 7.36%
Uruguay 6.84%
Trinidad and Tobago Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2003 13.91% -0.38%
2002 14.29% 2.12%
2001 12.17% 0.43%
2000 11.73% 0.50%
1999 11.23% 2.30%
1998 8.93% -3.11%
1997 12.03% -1.25%
1996 13.28% -1.61%
1995 14.90% -0.11%
1994 15.01% 1.16%
1990 13.85% 0.95%
1989 12.91% 0.95%