Guatemala Education Spending 1996-2024

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.
  • Guatemala education spending for 2022 was 19.40%, a 3.56% decline from 2021.
  • Guatemala education spending for 2021 was 22.96%, a 1.81% increase from 2020.
  • Guatemala education spending for 2020 was 21.14%, a 2.61% decline from 2019.
  • Guatemala education spending for 2019 was 23.76%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Namibia 24.71%
Dominican Republic 22.44%
Malaysia 20.20%
South Africa 19.75%
Guatemala 19.40%
Peru 18.22%
Algeria 15.35%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 15.23%
Thailand 14.64%
Ecuador 14.34%
Azerbaijan 13.00%
St. Lucia 12.67%
Tonga 11.94%
Paraguay 10.94%
Grenada 9.87%
Dominica 7.07%
Nauru 6.98%
Guatemala Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 19.40% -3.56%
2021 22.96% 1.81%
2020 21.14% -2.61%
2019 23.76% 0.01%
2018 23.75% 0.66%
2017 23.09% -0.35%
2016 23.43% -0.65%
2015 24.09% 2.13%
2014 21.96% 1.32%
2013 20.64% -0.47%
2012 21.11% 0.86%
2011 20.25% 0.95%
2010 19.30% -4.05%
2008 23.35% 2.07%
2007 21.28% 0.94%
2006 20.34% 1.62%
1996 18.72% 1.62%