Bahamas Education Spending 2000-2022

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.
  • Bahamas education spending for 2021 was 10.13%, a 1.11% decline from 2020.
  • Bahamas education spending for 2020 was 11.24%, a 0.02% decline from 2019.
  • Bahamas education spending for 2019 was 11.26%, a 0.17% decline from 2018.
  • Bahamas education spending for 2018 was 11.44%, a 0.85% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Puerto Rico 18.90%
Saudi Arabia 18.79%
Barbados 16.58%
Uruguay 15.39%
Turks and Caicos Islands 13.01%
British Virgin Islands 12.36%
Panama 11.97%
Seychelles 10.48%
Andorra 10.26%
Bahamas 10.13%
Antigua and Barbuda 9.90%
Qatar 8.94%
Trinidad and Tobago 8.93%
Bahamas Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 10.13% -1.11%
2020 11.24% -0.02%
2019 11.26% -0.17%
2018 11.44% 0.85%
2017 10.59% -1.29%
2016 11.87% 0.04%
2015 11.83% -2.33%
2014 14.16% -0.78%
2013 14.94% 0.72%
2012 14.22% -0.30%
2011 14.52% -2.09%
2010 16.61% -2.09%
2009 18.70% -1.38%
2008 20.08% -0.42%
2007 20.50% 1.94%
2005 18.56% -0.21%
2000 18.77% -0.21%