Cameroon Education Spending 2000-2024

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.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2022 was 12.57%, a 2.32% decline from 2021.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2021 was 14.89%, a 0.5% increase from 2020.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2020 was 14.39%, a 0.3% increase from 2019.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2019 was 14.09%, a 2.79% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Uzbekistan 21.85%
Bhutan 19.65%
Kiribati 18.90%
El Salvador 18.48%
Sao Tome and Principe 17.09%
Republic of Congo 16.63%
Vietnam 15.45%
Philippines 15.41%
Eswatini 15.05%
Lesotho 14.65%
Honduras 13.50%
Cameroon 12.57%
Bangladesh 11.92%
Bolivia 10.79%
Zambia 10.45%
Mauritania 10.44%
Angola 6.64%
Cameroon Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 12.57% -2.32%
2021 14.89% 0.50%
2020 14.39% 0.30%
2019 14.09% -2.79%
2018 16.88% 0.97%
2017 15.91% 3.22%
2016 12.69% -0.55%
2015 13.24% 0.36%
2014 12.88% -0.95%
2013 13.83% -1.35%
2012 15.18% 0.31%
2011 14.87% -3.89%
2010 18.75% -1.03%
2009 19.78% 4.08%
2008 15.70% -5.68%
2007 21.38% 1.07%
2006 20.31% -1.06%
2005 21.38% 0.53%
2004 20.85% -0.59%
2003 21.44% 5.71%
2001 15.73% 4.05%
2000 11.68% 4.05%