Bahrain Education Spending 2006-2022

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.
  • Bahrain education spending for 2019 was 8.49%, a 1.4% decline from 2018.
  • Bahrain education spending for 2018 was 9.89%, a 0.9% decline from 2017.
  • Bahrain education spending for 2017 was 10.79%, a 0.94% increase from 2016.
  • Bahrain education spending for 2016 was 9.85%, a 2.52% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Hong Kong 20.31%
Singapore 19.47%
Saudi Arabia 19.07%
Greenland 17.43%
Macao 16.60%
Palau 15.66%
Faroe Islands 15.41%
Uruguay 15.15%
San Marino 15.06%
Puerto Rico 14.63%
Kuwait 12.83%
UAE 12.68%
Argentina 12.53%
Oman 12.42%
St. Kitts and Nevis 12.28%
British Virgin Islands 12.20%
Poland 11.99%
Bahamas 11.26%
Seychelles 11.13%
Andorra 10.90%
Barbados 10.78%
Trinidad and Tobago 10.62%
Panama 10.09%
Turks and Caicos Islands 9.62%
Qatar 8.64%
Antigua and Barbuda 8.55%
Bahrain 8.49%
Monaco 5.03%
Bahrain Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 8.49% -1.40%
2018 9.89% -0.90%
2017 10.79% 0.94%
2016 9.85% 2.52%
2015 7.33% -1.36%
2014 8.68% 1.23%
2013 7.46% -0.72%
2012 8.18% -3.22%
2011 11.40% -0.30%
2010 11.70% -2.12%
2009 13.82% 3.26%
2008 10.56% -0.47%
2007 11.03% -0.89%
2006 11.92% -0.89%