Cameroon 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.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2021 was 14.89%, a 0.5% increase from 2020.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2020 was 14.39%, a 0.3% increase from 2019.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2019 was 14.09%, a 2.79% decline from 2018.
  • Cameroon education spending for 2018 was 16.88%, a 0.97% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Cameroon Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 14.89% 0.50%
2020 14.39% 0.30%
2019 14.09% -2.79%
2018 16.88% 0.97%
2017 15.91% 3.22%
2016 12.69% -0.55%
2015 13.24% 0.36%
2014 12.88% -0.95%
2013 13.83% -1.35%
2012 15.18% 0.31%
2011 14.87% -3.89%
2010 18.75% -1.03%
2009 19.78% 4.08%
2008 15.70% -5.68%
2007 21.38% 1.07%
2006 20.31% -1.06%
2005 21.38% 0.53%
2004 20.85% -0.59%
2003 21.44% 5.71%
2001 15.73% 4.05%
2000 11.68% 4.05%