Samoa 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.
  • Samoa education spending for 2016 was 10.48%, a 5.59% decline from 2008.
  • Samoa education spending for 2008 was 16.06%, a 3.27% increase from 2002.
  • Samoa education spending for 2002 was 12.79%, a 0.02% increase from 2001.
  • Samoa education spending for 2001 was 12.77%, a 2.31% increase from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

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Brazil 15.93%
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Albania 13.60%
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Maldives 11.28%
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Samoa 10.48%
Armenia 10.20%
Romania 9.51%
Serbia 8.69%
Azerbaijan 8.21%
Samoa Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2016 10.48% -5.59%
2008 16.06% 3.27%
2002 12.79% 0.02%
2001 12.77% 2.31%
2000 10.46% -2.96%
1999 13.42% -2.96%