Uganda Education Spending 2000-2024

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.
  • Uganda education spending for 2022 was 8.48%, a 0.27% increase from 2021.
  • Uganda education spending for 2021 was 8.21%, a 3.04% decline from 2020.
  • Uganda education spending for 2020 was 11.25%, a 0.22% decline from 2019.
  • Uganda education spending for 2019 was 11.47%, a 0.22% increase 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%
Uganda Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 8.48% 0.27%
2021 8.21% -3.04%
2020 11.25% -0.22%
2019 11.47% 0.22%
2018 11.25% -0.94%
2017 12.20% -0.27%
2016 12.47% -0.75%
2015 13.22% 1.52%
2014 11.70% -0.04%
2013 11.74% 0.29%
2012 11.45% -2.16%
2011 13.61% 3.51%
2010 10.10% -10.20%
2004 20.31% 9.95%
2000 10.35% 9.95%