Uruguay 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.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2022 was 16.82%, a 2.04% increase from 2021.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2021 was 14.78%, a 0.9% increase from 2020.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2020 was 13.88%, a 1.26% decline from 2019.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2019 was 15.14%, a 0.03% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Uruguay Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 16.82% 2.04%
2021 14.78% 0.90%
2020 13.88% -1.26%
2019 15.14% -0.03%
2018 15.17% 0.31%
2017 14.86% 0.15%
2016 14.71% -0.01%
2015 14.72% 0.28%
2014 14.44% 0.07%
2013 14.37% 14.37%
2012 0.00% -15.16%
2011 15.16% 15.16%
2010 0.00% 0.00%
2009 0.00% 0.00%
2008 0.00% 0.00%
2007 0.00% -9.84%
2006 9.84% 0.37%
2005 9.47% 0.86%
2004 8.61% 1.77%
2003 6.84% -0.88%
2002 7.71% -1.52%
2001 9.23% 0.87%
2000 8.36% 8.36%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
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%