Belize Education Spending 1960-2024

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.
  • Belize education spending for 2022 was 17.83%, a 0.12% decline from 2021.
  • Belize education spending for 2021 was 17.95%, a 1.04% decline from 2020.
  • Belize education spending for 2020 was 18.99%, a 3.23% decline from 2019.
  • Belize education spending for 2019 was 22.22%, a 0.07% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Namibia 24.71%
Dominican Republic 22.44%
Malaysia 20.15%
South Africa 19.75%
Guatemala 19.40%
Belize 17.83%
St. Lucia 16.90%
Peru 16.51%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 15.23%
Thailand 14.64%
Gabon 13.80%
Algeria 13.10%
Azerbaijan 13.00%
Marshall Islands 11.15%
Paraguay 10.94%
Maldives 10.18%
Ecuador 10.00%
Grenada 9.87%
Tonga 9.77%
Jordan 9.54%
Nauru 6.98%
Dominica 6.41%
Belarus 0.00%
Libya 0.00%
Suriname 0.00%
Samoa 0.00%
Bosnia 0.00%
Cuba 0.00%
Lebanon 0.00%
Mauritius 0.00%
Serbia 0.00%
Venezuela 0.00%
Bulgaria 0.00%
Costa Rica 0.00%
Equatorial Guinea 0.00%
Kazakhstan 0.00%
Montenegro 0.00%
Russia 0.00%
Colombia 0.00%
North Macedonia 0.00%
Romania 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
China 0.00%
Fiji 0.00%
Jamaica 0.00%
Turkey 0.00%
Armenia 0.00%
Botswana 0.00%
Iraq 0.00%
Mexico 0.00%
Albania 0.00%
Brazil 0.00%
Iran 0.00%
Turkmenistan 0.00%
Guyana 0.00%
Belize Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 17.83% -0.12%
2021 17.95% -1.04%
2020 18.99% -3.23%
2019 22.22% 0.07%
2018 22.15% 0.63%
2017 21.52% 1.03%
2016 20.49% -1.11%
2015 21.59% 0.03%
2014 21.56% -1.57%
2013 23.13% 1.90%
2012 21.23% -0.33%
2011 21.56% -1.05%
2010 22.61% 0.55%
2009 22.06% 2.56%
2008 19.50% 19.50%
2007 0.00% 0.00%
2006 0.00% 0.00%
2005 0.00% -16.32%
2004 16.32% 0.30%
2003 16.03% 16.03%
2002 0.00% -18.31%
2001 18.31% 2.69%
2000 15.61% -3.67%
1999 19.28% 19.28%
1998 0.00% 0.00%
1997 0.00% 0.00%
1996 0.00% 0.00%
1995 0.00% 0.00%
1994 0.00% 0.00%
1993 0.00% 0.00%
1992 0.00% 0.00%
1991 0.00% 0.00%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%