Jamaica 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.
  • Jamaica education spending for 2022 was 0.00%, a 17.42% decline from 2021.
  • Jamaica education spending for 2021 was 17.42%, a 17.42% increase from 2020.
  • Jamaica education spending for 2020 was 0.00%, a 17.31% decline from 2019.
  • Jamaica education spending for 2019 was 17.31%, a 1.27% decline 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%
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%
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%
Jamaica Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 0.00% -17.42%
2021 17.42% 17.42%
2020 0.00% -17.31%
2019 17.31% -1.27%
2018 18.58% 0.18%
2017 18.40% -0.74%
2016 19.15% -0.91%
2015 20.05% -1.75%
2014 21.80% 1.22%
2013 20.57% 1.76%
2012 18.81% 0.23%
2011 18.58% 2.48%
2010 16.10% -1.45%
2009 17.55% -1.57%
2008 19.12% 1.95%
2007 17.17% 17.17%
2006 0.00% -14.27%
2005 14.27% 2.54%
2004 11.73% -1.63%
2003 13.36% -5.00%
2002 18.36% -1.63%
2001 19.99% 3.19%
2000 16.80% 16.80%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
1998 0.00% -15.40%
1997 15.40% -0.14%
1996 15.54% 0.17%
1995 15.36% -3.03%
1994 18.39% 5.59%
1993 12.80% 0.05%
1992 12.75% -3.60%
1991 16.35% 16.35%
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%