Latvia Education Spending 1998-2023

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.
  • Latvia education spending for 2020 was 13.76%, a 2% increase from 2019.
  • Latvia education spending for 2019 was 11.76%, a 0.61% increase from 2018.
  • Latvia education spending for 2018 was 11.15%, a 0.82% decline from 2017.
  • Latvia education spending for 2017 was 11.97%, a 0.93% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Hong Kong 20.62%
Puerto Rico 19.44%
Saudi Arabia 19.06%
Curacao 16.41%
Uruguay 16.36%
Greenland 16.25%
Israel 15.60%
Iceland 15.28%
New Zealand 14.44%
Australia 14.43%
Faroe Islands 14.36%
Estonia 14.35%
Switzerland 14.24%
Latvia 13.76%
Sweden 13.64%
British Virgin Islands 13.16%
Cyprus 12.99%
Malta 12.79%
United States 12.65%
Macao 12.30%
Bermuda 12.29%
Oman 12.21%
Lithuania 12.03%
Denmark 11.94%
Argentina 11.92%
Kuwait 11.91%
Singapore 11.91%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.77%
UAE 11.71%
Turks and Caicos Islands 11.62%
Barbados 11.49%
Ireland 11.33%
Bahamas 11.24%
Slovenia 11.22%
Belgium 11.19%
St. Kitts and Nevis 11.12%
Netherlands 11.02%
Czech Republic 10.77%
Poland 10.66%
United Kingdom 10.56%
Luxembourg 10.55%
Panama 10.24%
Finland 10.23%
Portugal 10.15%
Norway 10.14%
Slovak Republic 10.07%
Canada 10.00%
Croatia 9.98%
Bahrain 9.37%
Qatar 9.32%
Hungary 9.18%
Germany 9.18%
Seychelles 9.17%
Andorra 8.99%
Antigua and Barbuda 8.94%
Spain 8.89%
Austria 8.89%
Italy 7.47%
Greece 7.46%
Japan 7.31%
San Marino 5.79%
Latvia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 13.76% 2.00%
2019 11.76% 0.61%
2018 11.15% -0.82%
2017 11.97% -0.93%
2016 12.89% -1.23%
2015 14.13% 0.15%
2014 13.97% -4.77%
2013 18.74% 1.01%
2012 17.74% 5.02%
2011 12.72% 0.91%
2010 11.81% -1.22%
2009 13.03% -1.74%
2008 14.76% 0.70%
2007 14.07% 0.16%
2006 13.91% -0.59%
2004 14.50% -0.88%
2003 15.38% -0.99%
2002 16.37% 0.49%
2001 15.88% 1.28%
2000 14.60% 0.51%
1999 14.10% -1.57%
1998 15.66% -1.57%