Pakistan Education Spending 1993-2024

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 2021 was 10.24%, a 0.56% 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.
  • Pakistan education spending for 2018 was 12.19%, a 2.35% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Pakistan 10.24%
Bangladesh 10.22%
Timor-Leste 7.47%
Angola 6.92%
Nigeria 5.14%
Pakistan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 10.24% -0.56%
2020 10.80% -0.80%
2019 11.59% -0.60%
2018 12.19% -2.35%
2017 14.54% -0.52%
2016 15.06% 1.88%
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% 2.74%
2000 8.49% -2.82%
1999 11.31% -0.45%
1997 11.75% 1.68%
1996 10.07% -0.24%
1995 10.31% 0.94%
1994 9.38% 1.57%
1993 7.80% 1.57%