Bhutan Education Spending 2000-2023

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.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2021 was 16.24%, a 0.46% increase from 2020.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2020 was 15.79%, a 4.6% decline from 2019.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2019 was 20.38%, a 1.5% decline from 2018.
  • Bhutan education spending for 2018 was 21.88%, a 1.58% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Honduras 24.60%
Kiribati 19.27%
El Salvador 18.13%
Republic of Congo 17.88%
Morocco 16.86%
Sao Tome and Principe 16.58%
Bhutan 16.24%
Cabo Verde 15.11%
Cameroon 14.89%
Vietnam 14.82%
Lesotho 13.66%
Sudan 12.48%
Bangladesh 11.69%
Zambia 11.51%
Angola 6.92%
Nigeria 5.14%
Bhutan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 16.24% 0.46%
2020 15.79% -4.60%
2019 20.38% -1.50%
2018 21.88% -1.58%
2017 23.46% -1.19%
2016 24.64% -0.88%
2015 25.52% 8.49%
2014 17.03% 1.40%
2013 15.63% -1.89%
2012 17.52% 4.47%
2011 13.06% 1.26%
2010 11.79% -1.07%
2009 12.86% -2.78%
2008 15.64% -7.35%
2005 23.00% 4.19%
2004 18.80% 5.35%
2001 13.45% -0.71%
2000 14.15% -0.71%