Afghanistan Education Spending 2005-2023

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.
  • Afghanistan education spending for 2021 was 10.88%, a 0.63% increase from 2020.
  • Afghanistan education spending for 2020 was 10.25%, a 1.09% decline from 2019.
  • Afghanistan education spending for 2019 was 11.34%, a 0.35% decline from 2018.
  • Afghanistan education spending for 2018 was 11.70%, a 0.34% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Senegal 21.08%
Togo 20.80%
Burundi 20.44%
Tajikistan 19.91%
Mali 15.96%
Madagascar 15.52%
Chad 15.13%
Guinea 11.98%
Niger 11.95%
Rwanda 11.32%
Afghanistan 10.88%
Central African Republic 9.09%
Afghanistan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 10.88% 0.63%
2020 10.25% -1.09%
2019 11.34% -0.35%
2018 11.70% -0.34%
2017 12.03% -1.06%
2016 13.09% 0.58%
2015 12.51% -1.96%
2014 14.47% 0.36%
2013 14.10% -0.52%
2012 14.62% -1.43%
2011 16.05% -1.02%
2010 17.07% -0.24%
2009 17.31% 0.66%
2008 16.65% 4.29%
2007 12.36% -0.52%
2006 12.88% -2.20%
2005 15.08% -2.20%