Macao Education Spending 2000-2022

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.
  • Macao education spending for 2020 was 12.30%, a 4.3% decline from 2019.
  • Macao education spending for 2019 was 16.60%, a 1.44% increase from 2018.
  • Macao education spending for 2018 was 15.16%, a 1.06% increase from 2017.
  • Macao education spending for 2017 was 14.10%, a 0.27% 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%
Macao Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 12.30% -4.30%
2019 16.60% 1.44%
2018 15.16% 1.06%
2017 14.10% 0.27%
2016 13.83% 0.42%
2015 13.42% -0.24%
2014 13.66% 1.07%
2013 12.59% -9.74%
2012 22.33% 7.70%
2011 14.63% 1.65%
2010 12.98% 1.61%
2009 11.37% 0.93%
2008 10.45% 0.50%
2007 9.95% -1.24%
2006 11.18% 3.07%
2005 8.11% -0.89%
2004 9.00% -1.39%
2003 10.39% -0.33%
2002 10.71% -0.38%
2001 11.09% -0.75%
2000 11.84% -0.75%