Belize Education Spending 1999-2022

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.
  • Belize education spending for 2021 was 22.17%, a 0.65% increase from 2020.
  • Belize education spending for 2020 was 21.52%, a 0.68% decline from 2019.
  • Belize education spending for 2019 was 22.20%, a 0.09% increase from 2018.
  • Belize education spending for 2018 was 22.11%, a 0.46% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Namibia 24.81%
Belize 22.17%
South Africa 18.42%
Dominican Republic 18.01%
Peru 17.87%
Belarus 16.54%
Malaysia 16.37%
Algeria 16.21%
Gabon 15.12%
St. Lucia 14.47%
Fiji 14.46%
Tonga 12.65%
Maldives 11.91%
Azerbaijan 11.48%
Suriname 10.11%
Paraguay 9.64%
Dominica 8.29%
Armenia 8.28%
Belize Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 22.17% 0.65%
2020 21.52% -0.68%
2019 22.20% 0.09%
2018 22.11% 0.46%
2017 21.66% 1.16%
2016 20.50% -1.05%
2015 21.55% -0.56%
2014 22.11% -0.08%
2013 22.19% -0.57%
2010 22.76% 0.79%
2009 21.97% 3.08%
2008 18.89% 2.82%
2004 16.07% 0.31%
2003 15.77% -2.54%
2001 18.31% 2.69%
2000 15.61% -3.57%
1999 19.18% -3.57%