India 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.
  • India education spending for 2022 was 0.00%, a 14.65% decline from 2021.
  • India education spending for 2021 was 14.65%, a 0.07% decline from 2020.
  • India education spending for 2020 was 14.72%, a 0.28% decline from 2019.
  • India education spending for 2019 was 15.00%, a 15% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Nicaragua 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
Vanuatu 0.00%
Nigeria 0.00%
Solomon Islands 0.00%
Georgia 0.00%
Sudan 0.00%
Micronesia 0.00%
Cambodia 0.00%
Mongolia 0.00%
West Bank and Gaza 0.00%
Ukraine 0.00%
Egypt 0.00%
Kyrgyz Republic 0.00%
Myanmar 0.00%
Papua New Guinea 0.00%
Tunisia 0.00%
Djibouti 0.00%
Kenya 0.00%
Moldova 0.00%
Timor-Leste 0.00%
Cabo Verde 0.00%
India 0.00%
Indonesia 0.00%
India Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 0.00% -14.65%
2021 14.65% -0.07%
2020 14.72% -0.28%
2019 15.00% 15.00%
2018 0.00% -13.55%
2017 13.55% -3.61%
2016 17.16% 0.82%
2015 16.33% 16.33%
2014 0.00% -14.05%
2013 14.05% 14.05%
2012 0.00% -13.56%
2011 13.56% 1.73%
2010 11.83% 0.64%
2009 11.19% 11.19%
2008 0.00% 0.00%
2007 0.00% -11.69%
2006 11.69% 0.49%
2005 11.21% 0.01%
2004 11.20% -1.21%
2003 12.41% 12.41%
2002 0.00% 0.00%
2001 0.00% -16.73%
2000 16.73% -0.23%
1999 16.96% 2.80%
1998 14.16% 0.84%
1997 13.32% 13.32%
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%