Philippines 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.
  • Philippines education spending for 2022 was 15.70%, a 1.02% decline from 2021.
  • Philippines education spending for 2021 was 16.72%, a 0.26% decline from 2020.
  • Philippines education spending for 2020 was 16.97%, a 0.91% decline from 2019.
  • Philippines education spending for 2019 was 17.89%, a 0.85% decline 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%
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%
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%
Philippines Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 15.70% -1.02%
2021 16.72% -0.26%
2020 16.97% -0.91%
2019 17.89% -0.85%
2018 18.74% -0.89%
2017 19.63% 4.33%
2016 15.30% -3.53%
2015 18.83% 1.74%
2014 17.08% 17.08%
2013 0.00% 0.00%
2012 0.00% 0.00%
2011 0.00% 0.00%
2010 0.00% -13.21%
2009 13.21% -1.23%
2008 14.44% 0.78%
2007 13.67% 0.40%
2006 13.27% 0.85%
2005 12.42% -0.33%
2004 12.75% -1.63%
2003 14.38% 0.31%
2002 14.07% 0.15%
2001 13.92% -1.29%
2000 15.21% 15.21%
1999 0.00% -18.18%
1998 18.18% 3.01%
1997 15.17% -2.40%
1996 17.57% 2.32%
1995 15.24% 15.24%
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%