Tanzania Education Spending 1996-2024

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.
  • Tanzania education spending for 2022 was 14.33%, a 0.8% increase from 2021.
  • Tanzania education spending for 2021 was 13.54%, a 0.09% decline from 2020.
  • Tanzania education spending for 2020 was 13.63%, a 0.66% decline from 2019.
  • Tanzania education spending for 2019 was 14.29%, a 6.21% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Senegal 22.17%
Burkina Faso 21.96%
Burundi 20.64%
Tajikistan 18.75%
Democratic Republic of Congo 18.41%
Chad 16.72%
Togo 14.48%
Tanzania 14.33%
Gambia 14.02%
Madagascar 13.85%
Haiti 13.12%
Nepal 12.44%
Liberia 11.19%
Central African Republic 10.74%
Guinea 10.20%
Uganda 8.48%
Tanzania Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 14.33% 0.80%
2021 13.54% -0.09%
2020 13.63% -0.66%
2019 14.29% -6.21%
2018 20.50% -3.89%
2017 24.40% 7.19%
2016 17.20% -0.43%
2015 17.63% 0.34%
2014 17.30% -1.82%
2013 19.12% 2.24%
2012 16.88% -2.92%
2010 19.80% 2.12%
2009 17.68% -1.26%
2008 18.94% -0.51%
2007 19.45% 4.43%
2006 15.02% -3.13%
2005 18.14% -1.35%
2004 19.49% 7.70%
1998 11.79% -0.83%
1997 12.63% 0.13%
1996 12.50% 0.13%