Brazil Education Spending 1998-2022

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.
  • Brazil education spending for 2018 was 16.15%, a 0.36% decline from 2017.
  • Brazil education spending for 2017 was 16.50%, a 0.58% increase from 2016.
  • Brazil education spending for 2016 was 15.93%, a 0.29% decline from 2015.
  • Brazil education spending for 2015 was 16.22%, a 0.77% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Costa Rica 26.09%
Marshall Islands 24.81%
Guatemala 23.75%
Namibia 23.32%
Dominican Republic 22.16%
Belize 22.11%
Iran 21.15%
Malaysia 19.64%
Mauritius 19.27%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19.01%
South Africa 18.90%
Jamaica 18.58%
Peru 17.13%
Mexico 16.58%
Brazil 16.15%
Guyana 16.00%
Botswana 15.61%
Fiji 14.93%
Samoa 14.85%
Suriname 14.72%
Gabon 14.70%
Thailand 14.49%
Russia 14.34%
St. Lucia 14.31%
Kazakhstan 13.88%
Algeria 13.78%
Belarus 13.26%
Colombia 12.84%
Turkey 12.43%
Paraguay 11.97%
Maldives 11.39%
China 10.76%
Romania 10.46%
Tonga 10.17%
Jordan 9.83%
Nauru 9.08%
Armenia 8.99%
Serbia 8.80%
Dominica 8.45%
Lebanon 8.05%
Azerbaijan 7.41%
Brazil Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 16.15% -0.36%
2017 16.50% 0.58%
2016 15.93% -0.29%
2015 16.22% 0.77%
2014 15.44% -0.15%
2013 15.59% -0.14%
2012 15.73% 0.46%
2011 15.27% 1.11%
2010 14.16% -0.57%
2009 14.73% 0.64%
2008 14.08% 0.86%
2007 13.22% 0.80%
2006 12.43% 1.16%
2005 11.26% 0.85%
2004 10.41% 0.78%
2002 9.64% -0.97%
2001 10.61% -0.84%
2000 11.45% 1.85%
1999 9.60% -2.03%
1998 11.63% -2.03%