Kuwait Education Spending 1992-2022

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.
  • Kuwait education spending for 2020 was 11.91%, a 0.91% decline from 2019.
  • Kuwait education spending for 2019 was 12.83%, a 1.07% increase from 2018.
  • Kuwait education spending for 2018 was 11.75%, a 0.62% increase from 2017.
  • Kuwait education spending for 2017 was 11.14%, a 0.62% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Hong Kong 20.62%
Puerto Rico 19.44%
Saudi Arabia 19.06%
Uruguay 16.36%
British Virgin Islands 13.16%
Macao 12.30%
Oman 12.21%
Kuwait 11.91%
Singapore 11.91%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.77%
UAE 11.71%
Turks and Caicos Islands 11.62%
Barbados 11.49%
Bahamas 11.24%
St. Kitts and Nevis 11.12%
Panama 10.24%
Qatar 9.32%
Seychelles 9.17%
Antigua and Barbuda 8.94%
Kuwait Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 11.91% -0.91%
2019 12.83% 1.07%
2018 11.75% 0.62%
2017 11.14% 0.62%
2016 10.52% 1.00%
2015 9.51% -1.01%
2014 10.52% -1.03%
2013 11.55% 1.02%
2012 10.53% 2.33%
2011 8.20% 0.33%
2010 7.87% -1.56%
2009 9.43% 3.57%
2008 5.86% -1.92%
2007 7.78% -5.59%
2006 13.37% -0.48%
2005 13.85% -1.10%
2004 14.95% -0.30%
2002 15.26% -2.76%
2001 18.01% 4.92%
1997 13.09% 1.77%
1996 11.33% 2.93%
1992 8.40% 2.93%