Dominican Republic 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.
  • Dominican Republic education spending for 2021 was 18.01%, a 1.31% decline from 2020.
  • Dominican Republic education spending for 2020 was 19.32%, a 3.02% decline from 2019.
  • Dominican Republic education spending for 2019 was 22.34%, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • Dominican Republic education spending for 2018 was 22.16%, a 0.19% decline 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%
Dominican Republic Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 18.01% -1.31%
2020 19.32% -3.02%
2019 22.34% 0.19%
2018 22.16% -0.19%
2017 22.34% 0.40%
2016 21.95% -0.65%
2015 22.60% 9.47%
2014 13.12% -12.81%
2013 25.93% 8.99%
2012 16.94% 0.83%
2011 16.11% 1.26%
2010 14.85% 2.27%
2007 12.58% 2.88%
2003 9.70% -2.38%
2002 12.08% -0.43%
2001 12.51% -0.48%
2000 12.99% -0.48%