Vietnam 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.
  • Vietnam education spending for 2018 was 14.47%, a 1.14% decline from 2016.
  • Vietnam education spending for 2016 was 15.60%, a 2.91% decline from 2013.
  • Vietnam education spending for 2013 was 18.52%, a 0.27% decline from 2012.
  • Vietnam education spending for 2012 was 18.79%, a 0.97% increase from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Honduras 22.95%
Bhutan 22.77%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.12%
Kenya 19.10%
Ghana 18.60%
Moldova 17.46%
Zambia 17.05%
Cameroon 16.88%
Congo, Rep. 15.57%
El Salvador 14.95%
Vietnam 14.47%
Djibouti 13.99%
Lesotho 13.89%
Georgia 12.95%
Sri Lanka 11.33%
Myanmar 10.35%
Cambodia 8.84%
Papua New Guinea 8.73%
Timor-Leste 7.93%
Vietnam Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 14.47% -1.14%
2016 15.60% -2.91%
2013 18.52% -0.27%
2012 18.79% 0.97%
2011 17.81% 0.70%
2010 17.11% 1.88%
2009 15.24% -2.82%
2008 18.05% -2.82%