Bhutan 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.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2022 was 19.65%, a 3.94% increase from 2021.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2021 was 15.71%, a 2.84% decline from 2020.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2020 was 18.55%, a 0.46% increase from 2019.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2019 was 18.09%, a 0.88% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Morocco 23.87%
Uzbekistan 21.85%
Bhutan 19.65%
Kiribati 18.90%
El Salvador 18.48%
Sao Tome and Principe 17.09%
Republic of Congo 16.63%
Eswatini 16.62%
Philippines 15.70%
Vietnam 15.45%
Honduras 13.50%
Ghana 13.18%
Cameroon 12.77%
Lesotho 12.39%
Bangladesh 11.73%
Bolivia 10.79%
Zambia 10.45%
Pakistan 9.40%
Lao PDR 9.07%
Angola 6.64%
Sri Lanka 5.35%
Mauritania 5.04%
Georgia 0.00%
Solomon Islands 0.00%
Micronesia 0.00%
Cambodia 0.00%
Mongolia 0.00%
Sudan 0.00%
Egypt 0.00%
Kyrgyz Republic 0.00%
Myanmar 0.00%
West Bank and Gaza 0.00%
Ukraine 0.00%
Djibouti 0.00%
Kenya 0.00%
Moldova 0.00%
Papua New Guinea 0.00%
Tunisia 0.00%
Cabo Verde 0.00%
India 0.00%
Timor-Leste 0.00%
Indonesia 0.00%
Nicaragua 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
Nigeria 0.00%
Vanuatu 0.00%
Bhutan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 19.65% 3.94%
2021 15.71% -2.84%
2020 18.55% 0.46%
2019 18.09% 0.88%
2018 17.21% -2.25%
2017 19.45% 1.23%
2016 18.23% -1.68%
2015 19.91% 2.45%
2014 17.45% 1.77%
2013 15.69% 15.69%
2012 0.00% -11.39%
2011 11.39% 1.09%
2010 10.30% -2.55%
2009 12.84% -2.26%
2008 15.10% 15.10%
2007 0.00% 0.00%
2006 0.00% -22.83%
2005 22.83% 4.23%
2004 18.61% 18.61%
2003 0.00% 0.00%
2002 0.00% -13.23%
2001 13.23% -0.69%
2000 13.92% 13.92%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
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%