Albania Education Spending 1997-2022

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.
  • Albania education spending for 2020 was 12.07%, a 1.36% decline from 2019.
  • Albania education spending for 2019 was 13.43%, a 1.04% increase from 2017.
  • Albania education spending for 2017 was 12.39%, a 1.21% decline from 2016.
  • Albania education spending for 2016 was 13.60%, a 2.42% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Ecuador 11.51%
Dominica 10.67%
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Maldives 10.51%
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Albania Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 12.07% -1.36%
2019 13.43% 1.04%
2017 12.39% -1.21%
2016 13.60% 2.42%
2015 11.18% -1.56%
2014 12.74% 0.62%
2013 12.12% -1.49%
2012 13.61% 0.77%
2011 12.84% 1.66%
2007 11.18% 0.24%
2006 10.93% -0.43%
2005 11.36% 0.65%
2004 10.70% 0.13%
2003 10.57% 0.69%
2002 9.89% -0.69%
2001 10.58% 0.44%
2000 10.14% 0.45%
1999 9.68% 0.06%
1998 9.62% -1.53%
1997 11.15% -1.53%