Maldives Education Spending 2002-2022

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.
  • Maldives education spending for 2021 was 11.91%, a 1.4% increase from 2020.
  • Maldives education spending for 2020 was 10.51%, a 1.55% decline from 2019.
  • Maldives education spending for 2019 was 12.06%, a 0.67% increase from 2018.
  • Maldives education spending for 2018 was 11.39%, a 0.04% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Namibia 24.81%
Belize 22.17%
South Africa 18.42%
Dominican Republic 18.01%
Peru 17.87%
Belarus 16.54%
Malaysia 16.37%
Algeria 16.21%
Gabon 15.12%
St. Lucia 14.47%
Fiji 14.46%
Tonga 12.65%
Maldives 11.91%
Azerbaijan 11.48%
Suriname 10.11%
Paraguay 9.64%
Dominica 8.29%
Armenia 8.28%
Maldives Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 11.91% 1.40%
2020 10.51% -1.55%
2019 12.06% 0.67%
2018 11.39% 0.04%
2017 11.35% 1.55%
2016 9.81% -1.64%
2015 11.45% 0.83%
2014 10.62% -1.93%
2013 12.55% 1.33%
2012 11.22% 1.37%
2011 9.86% -1.09%
2010 10.95% -2.79%
2009 13.74% 1.17%
2008 12.57% -0.12%
2007 12.69% -0.56%
2006 13.26% 0.32%
2005 12.94% -6.43%
2004 19.37% -0.81%
2003 20.19% -1.02%
2002 21.21% -1.02%