Trinidad and Tobago 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.
  • Trinidad and Tobago education spending for 2022 was 8.59%, a 1.44% decline from 2021.
  • Trinidad and Tobago education spending for 2021 was 10.03%, a 1.69% decline from 2020.
  • Trinidad and Tobago education spending for 2020 was 11.72%, a 1.1% increase from 2019.
  • Trinidad and Tobago education spending for 2019 was 10.62%, a 0.85% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Puerto Rico 21.24%
Uruguay 16.82%
British Virgin Islands 14.33%
Macao 13.80%
Singapore 13.28%
Barbados 12.72%
Cayman Islands 12.53%
Curacao 12.42%
Turks and Caicos Islands 11.86%
Panama 11.76%
Bermuda 11.53%
St. Kitts and Nevis 11.49%
Bahamas 11.44%
Canada 11.05%
Seychelles 10.65%
Antigua and Barbuda 10.30%
Bahrain 9.30%
Gibraltar 9.22%
Trinidad and Tobago 8.59%
Andorra 6.61%
Monaco 4.80%
Australia 0.00%
Germany 0.00%
Ireland 0.00%
Liechtenstein 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Poland 0.00%
Slovak Republic 0.00%
United States 0.00%
Brunei 0.00%
Czech Republic 0.00%
United Kingdom 0.00%
Isle of Man 0.00%
Kuwait 0.00%
Malta 0.00%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Argentina 0.00%
Cyprus 0.00%
Faroe Islands 0.00%
Hungary 0.00%
South Korea 0.00%
UAE 0.00%
France 0.00%
Croatia 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Oman 0.00%
Saudi Arabia 0.00%
Finland 0.00%
Hong Kong 0.00%
Japan 0.00%
New Zealand 0.00%
Qatar 0.00%
Aruba 0.00%
Chile 0.00%
Estonia 0.00%
Guam 0.00%
Italy 0.00%
Latvia 0.00%
Norway 0.00%
French Polynesia 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Belgium 0.00%
Channel Islands 0.00%
Spain 0.00%
Greenland 0.00%
Israel 0.00%
Luxembourg 0.00%
Netherlands 0.00%
Portugal 0.00%
Sweden 0.00%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.00%
Austria 0.00%
Switzerland 0.00%
Denmark 0.00%
Greece 0.00%
Iceland 0.00%
Lithuania 0.00%
New Caledonia 0.00%
Slovenia 0.00%
Trinidad and Tobago Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 8.59% -1.44%
2021 10.03% -1.69%
2020 11.72% 1.10%
2019 10.62% 0.85%
2018 9.77% -0.12%
2017 9.89% -0.55%
2016 10.43% 1.73%
2015 8.70% 0.19%
2014 8.52% -0.50%
2013 9.02% 0.00%
2012 9.02% 9.02%
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% 0.00%
2004 0.00% -13.91%
2003 13.91% -0.38%
2002 14.29% 2.12%
2001 12.17% 0.43%
2000 11.73% 0.50%
1999 11.23% 2.30%
1998 8.93% -3.11%
1997 12.03% -1.25%
1996 13.28% -1.61%
1995 14.90% -0.11%
1994 15.01% 15.01%
1993 0.00% 0.00%
1992 0.00% 0.00%
1991 0.00% -13.85%
1990 13.85% 0.95%
1989 12.91% 12.91%
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%