Uruguay Education Spending 2000-2021

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.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2018 was 15.20%, a 0.26% increase from 2017.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2017 was 14.94%, a 0.29% increase from 2016.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2016 was 14.65%, a 0.52% decline from 2011.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2011 was 15.16%, a 5.32% increase from 2006.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Andorra 19.32%
Hong Kong 18.79%
Uruguay 15.20%
Macao 14.67%
San Marino 14.00%
Turks and Caicos Islands 12.12%
Uruguay Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 15.20% 0.26%
2017 14.94% 0.29%
2016 14.65% -0.52%
2011 15.16% 5.32%
2006 9.84% 0.37%
2005 9.47% 0.86%
2004 8.61% 1.77%
2003 6.84% -0.88%
2002 7.71% -1.52%
2001 9.23% 0.87%
2000 8.36% 0.87%