Burkina Faso Education Spending 1988-2024

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.
  • Burkina Faso education spending for 2022 was 21.96%, a 0.4% increase from 2021.
  • Burkina Faso education spending for 2021 was 21.56%, a 0.45% increase from 2020.
  • Burkina Faso education spending for 2020 was 21.11%, a 0.22% increase from 2019.
  • Burkina Faso education spending for 2019 was 20.89%, a 1.77% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Senegal 22.17%
Burkina Faso 21.96%
Burundi 20.64%
Tajikistan 18.75%
Democratic Republic of Congo 18.41%
Chad 16.72%
Togo 14.48%
Tanzania 14.33%
Gambia 14.02%
Madagascar 13.85%
Haiti 13.12%
Nepal 12.44%
Liberia 11.19%
Central African Republic 10.74%
Guinea 10.20%
Uganda 8.48%
Burkina Faso Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 21.96% 0.40%
2021 21.56% 0.45%
2020 21.11% 0.22%
2019 20.89% -1.77%
2018 22.66% 1.22%
2017 21.44% 3.42%
2015 18.03% -1.34%
2014 19.37% 3.20%
2013 16.17% 0.27%
2012 15.90% -3.61%
2011 19.50% 3.33%
2010 16.17% -1.69%
2007 17.86% -0.34%
2006 18.20% -1.29%
2005 19.49% 12.15%
1996 7.34% -12.61%
1994 19.95% 12.74%
1988 7.21% 12.74%