Lesotho Education Spending 1983-2023

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.
  • Lesotho education spending for 2021 was 13.66%, a 0.13% decline from 2020.
  • Lesotho education spending for 2020 was 13.79%, a 0.66% increase from 2019.
  • Lesotho education spending for 2019 was 13.14%, a 0.99% decline from 2018.
  • Lesotho education spending for 2018 was 14.13%, a 0.99% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Honduras 24.60%
Kiribati 19.27%
El Salvador 18.13%
Republic of Congo 17.88%
Morocco 16.86%
Sao Tome and Principe 16.58%
Bhutan 16.24%
Cabo Verde 15.11%
Cameroon 14.89%
Vietnam 14.82%
Lesotho 13.66%
Sudan 12.48%
Bangladesh 11.69%
Zambia 11.51%
Angola 6.92%
Nigeria 5.14%
Lesotho Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 13.66% -0.13%
2020 13.79% 0.66%
2019 13.14% -0.99%
2018 14.13% -0.99%
2017 15.12% 1.12%
2016 14.00% 0.00%
2015 14.00% -4.10%
2014 18.10% -1.21%
2013 19.31% 1.88%
2012 17.43% -3.80%
2011 21.24% -3.46%
2008 24.70% -3.54%
2006 28.23% -4.17%
2005 32.40% 4.76%
2004 27.65% -4.46%
2003 32.11% 7.74%
2002 24.36% 0.51%
2001 23.85% 4.65%
2000 19.20% -4.35%
1999 23.55% -2.89%
1997 26.44% 5.94%
1995 20.51% 1.92%
1994 18.59% -4.43%
1993 23.02% 7.63%
1989 15.39% 0.10%
1988 15.29% -7.63%
1985 22.92% 2.10%
1984 20.82% -8.59%
1983 29.41% -8.59%