Ethiopia Education Spending 1980-2024

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.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2019 was 20.92%, a 3.08% decline from 2018.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2018 was 24.00%, a 2.51% decline from 2017.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2017 was 26.51%, a 3.5% increase from 2016.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2016 was 23.01%, a 4.09% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Sierra Leone 35.01%
Burundi 21.22%
Ethiopia 20.92%
Burkina Faso 20.89%
Togo 19.23%
Mozambique 19.03%
Tajikistan 18.66%
Senegal 18.31%
Madagascar 17.95%
Mali 14.64%
Malawi 14.59%
Tanzania 14.29%
Chad 14.21%
Gambia 14.10%
Liberia 13.72%
Niger 13.01%
Haiti 12.86%
Guinea 12.41%
Nepal 12.11%
Uganda 11.47%
Afghanistan 11.34%
Rwanda 11.00%
Central African Republic 9.80%
South Sudan 9.35%
Somalia 4.26%
Ethiopia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 20.92% -3.08%
2018 24.00% -2.51%
2017 26.51% 3.50%
2016 23.01% -4.09%
2015 27.10% 1.18%
2014 25.92% -1.10%
2013 27.02% -3.52%
2012 30.54% 0.87%
2011 29.67% 3.37%
2010 26.30% 2.72%
2009 23.58% -2.77%
2008 26.36% 1.66%
2007 24.70% 0.72%
2006 23.98% 7.79%
2002 16.19% 1.73%
2001 14.46% -0.45%
2000 14.91% 0.04%
1997 14.87% 1.83%
1996 13.04% -0.22%
1993 13.26% 2.94%
1986 10.32% 0.23%
1985 10.09% -1.73%
1984 11.82% 2.12%
1983 9.70% -2.48%
1982 12.18% -0.31%
1981 12.49% 0.13%
1980 12.36% 0.13%