Jordan Education Spending 1986-2023

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.
  • Jordan education spending for 2019 was 9.86%, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • Jordan education spending for 2018 was 9.83%, a 1.37% decline from 2017.
  • Jordan education spending for 2017 was 11.20%, a 0.95% decline from 2016.
  • Jordan education spending for 2016 was 12.15%, a 0.81% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Jordan 9.86%
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Jordan Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 9.86% 0.03%
2018 9.83% -1.37%
2017 11.20% -0.95%
2016 12.15% 0.81%
2015 11.34% 0.25%
2014 11.09% 1.39%
2013 9.70% 0.70%
2012 9.00% 0.80%
2011 8.20% 0.10%
2010 8.10% -2.27%
2009 10.37% -1.26%
2008 11.63% -2.27%
2007 13.90% 0.61%
2006 13.29% 0.43%
2005 12.86% -1.80%
1999 14.66% -3.75%
1997 18.41% -3.15%
1996 21.56% 8.48%
1989 13.09% 3.26%
1988 9.82% -0.06%
1987 9.88% 1.12%
1986 8.76% 1.12%