Tonga 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.
  • Tonga education spending for 2022 was 9.77%, a 0.35% decline from 2021.
  • Tonga education spending for 2021 was 10.12%, a 0.61% decline from 2020.
  • Tonga education spending for 2020 was 10.73%, a 2.26% decline from 2019.
  • Tonga education spending for 2019 was 13.00%, a 1.72% increase 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%
American Samoa 0.00%
China 0.00%
Fiji 0.00%
Jamaica 0.00%
Turkey 0.00%
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%
Tonga Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 9.77% -0.35%
2021 10.12% -0.61%
2020 10.73% -2.26%
2019 13.00% 1.72%
2018 11.28% 0.20%
2017 11.08% 11.08%
2016 0.00% 0.00%
2015 0.00% 0.00%
2014 0.00% 0.00%
2013 0.00% 0.00%
2012 0.00% 0.00%
2011 0.00% 0.00%
2010 0.00% 0.00%
2009 0.00% 0.00%
2008 0.00% 0.00%
2007 0.00% 0.00%
2006 0.00% 0.00%
2005 0.00% -19.10%
2004 19.10% 0.48%
2003 18.62% 2.79%
2002 15.83% -6.28%
2001 22.11% -0.85%
2000 22.96% -3.10%
1999 26.06% 26.06%
1998 0.00% 0.00%
1997 0.00% 0.00%
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%