Bulgaria Education Spending 1998-2024

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.
  • Bulgaria education spending for 2020 was 9.55%, a 2.16% decline from 2019.
  • Bulgaria education spending for 2019 was 11.71%, a 0.08% decline from 2018.
  • Bulgaria education spending for 2018 was 11.79%, a 0.94% decline from 2017.
  • Bulgaria education spending for 2017 was 12.73%, a 3% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Ecuador 11.51%
Dominica 10.67%
China 10.53%
Maldives 10.51%
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Bulgaria 9.55%
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Bulgaria Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 9.55% -2.16%
2019 11.71% -0.08%
2018 11.79% -0.94%
2017 12.73% 3.00%
2016 9.73% 0.02%
2015 9.71% 0.28%
2014 9.43% -2.01%
2013 11.44% 0.75%
2012 10.69% -0.41%
2011 11.10% -0.06%
2010 11.16% -1.49%
2009 12.66% 0.04%
2008 12.61% 1.50%
2007 11.11% -0.90%
2006 12.01% -0.06%
2005 12.07% 5.37%
2004 6.70% -4.48%
2003 11.18% 1.53%
2002 9.65% 0.38%
2001 9.28% 0.33%
1998 8.95% 0.33%