Bangladesh Education Spending 1980-2023

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.
  • Bangladesh education spending for 2021 was 11.69%, a 0.15% decline from 2020.
  • Bangladesh education spending for 2020 was 11.84%, a 2.57% increase from 2019.
  • Bangladesh education spending for 2019 was 9.27%, a 2.41% decline from 2018.
  • Bangladesh education spending for 2018 was 11.68%, a 4.37% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Honduras 24.60%
Kiribati 19.27%
El Salvador 18.13%
Republic of Congo 17.88%
Morocco 16.86%
Sao Tome and Principe 16.58%
Bhutan 16.24%
Cabo Verde 15.11%
Cameroon 14.89%
Vietnam 14.82%
Lesotho 13.66%
Sudan 12.48%
Bangladesh 11.69%
Zambia 11.51%
Angola 6.92%
Nigeria 5.14%
Bangladesh Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 11.69% -0.15%
2020 11.84% 2.57%
2019 9.27% -2.41%
2018 11.68% -4.37%
2017 16.06% 4.64%
2016 11.42% -2.28%
2015 13.70% -0.85%
2014 14.55% 0.72%
2013 13.82% -1.77%
2012 15.59% -1.20%
2011 16.79% -4.21%
2010 21.00% 6.97%
2009 14.03% -3.79%
2008 17.82% -0.34%
2007 18.15% 0.82%
2006 17.34% 1.38%
2004 15.95% -0.73%
2003 16.68% 0.99%
2002 15.69% -2.89%
2001 18.58% -1.91%
2000 20.49% 2.36%
1999 18.13% 2.93%
1997 15.20% 3.08%
1993 12.11% -0.42%
1992 12.54% 1.47%
1991 11.06% -0.13%
1990 11.19% 0.72%
1987 10.47% 1.34%
1986 9.13% 0.74%
1985 8.39% 0.30%
1984 8.09% 1.61%
1983 6.47% 0.08%
1982 6.39% -0.24%
1981 6.63% 1.37%
1980 5.26% 1.37%