Pakistan 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.
  • Pakistan education spending for 2022 was 9.40%, a 1.59% increase from 2021.
  • Pakistan education spending for 2021 was 7.82%, a 2.98% decline from 2020.
  • Pakistan education spending for 2020 was 10.80%, a 0.8% decline from 2019.
  • Pakistan education spending for 2019 was 11.59%, a 0.6% decline 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%
Pakistan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 9.40% 1.59%
2021 7.82% -2.98%
2020 10.80% -0.80%
2019 11.59% -0.60%
2018 12.19% 0.13%
2017 12.06% 0.62%
2016 11.44% -1.74%
2015 13.19% 1.89%
2014 11.30% -0.21%
2013 11.51% 0.47%
2012 11.04% 0.12%
2011 10.92% -0.94%
2010 11.86% -0.22%
2009 12.08% -2.01%
2008 14.10% -1.35%
2007 15.45% 0.16%
2006 15.29% 1.51%
2005 13.78% 2.55%
2004 11.23% 11.23%
2003 0.00% 0.00%
2002 0.00% 0.00%
2001 0.00% -8.49%
2000 8.49% -2.82%
1999 11.31% 11.31%
1998 0.00% -11.75%
1997 11.75% 1.68%
1996 10.07% -0.24%
1995 10.31% 0.94%
1994 9.38% 1.57%
1993 7.80% 7.80%
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%