Ethiopia Education Spending 1980-2022

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.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2018 was 24.00%, a 2.51% decline from 2017.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2017 was 26.51%, a 3.5% increase from 2016.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2016 was 23.01%, a 4.09% decline from 2015.
  • Ethiopia education spending for 2015 was 27.10%, a 1.18% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Sierra Leone 32.73%
Ethiopia 24.00%
Burkina Faso 22.66%
Togo 21.77%
Senegal 21.54%
Tanzania 20.50%
Madagascar 19.82%
Burundi 19.52%
Zimbabwe 19.04%
Benin 17.71%
Mozambique 17.39%
Niger 16.34%
Tajikistan 15.89%
Mali 15.89%
Malawi 15.83%
Guinea 14.87%
Haiti 14.64%
Nepal 14.10%
Afghanistan 11.70%
Gambia 11.36%
Uganda 11.25%
Rwanda 10.80%
Central African Republic 9.14%
Liberia 8.15%
Somalia 3.00%
South Sudan 0.87%
Ethiopia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 24.00% -2.51%
2017 26.51% 3.50%
2016 23.01% -4.09%
2015 27.10% 1.18%
2014 25.92% -1.10%
2013 27.02% -3.52%
2012 30.54% 0.87%
2011 29.67% 3.37%
2010 26.30% 2.72%
2009 23.58% -2.77%
2008 26.36% 1.66%
2007 24.70% 0.72%
2006 23.98% 7.79%
2002 16.19% 1.73%
2001 14.46% -0.45%
2000 14.91% 0.04%
1997 14.87% 1.83%
1996 13.04% -0.22%
1993 13.26% 2.94%
1986 10.32% 0.23%
1985 10.09% -1.73%
1984 11.82% 2.12%
1983 9.70% -2.48%
1982 12.18% -0.31%
1981 12.49% 0.13%
1980 12.36% 0.13%