Mexico Education Spending 1991-2022

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.
  • Mexico education spending for 2018 was 16.58%, a 1% decline from 2017.
  • Mexico education spending for 2017 was 17.58%, a 0.36% decline from 2016.
  • Mexico education spending for 2016 was 17.94%, a 1.08% decline from 2015.
  • Mexico education spending for 2015 was 19.02%, a 0.21% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Costa Rica 26.09%
Marshall Islands 24.81%
Guatemala 23.75%
Namibia 23.32%
Dominican Republic 22.16%
Belize 22.11%
Iran 21.15%
Malaysia 19.64%
Mauritius 19.27%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19.01%
South Africa 18.90%
Jamaica 18.58%
Peru 17.13%
Mexico 16.58%
Brazil 16.15%
Guyana 16.00%
Botswana 15.61%
Fiji 14.93%
Samoa 14.85%
Suriname 14.72%
Gabon 14.70%
Thailand 14.49%
Russia 14.34%
St. Lucia 14.31%
Kazakhstan 13.88%
Algeria 13.78%
Belarus 13.26%
Colombia 12.84%
Turkey 12.43%
Paraguay 11.97%
Maldives 11.39%
China 10.76%
Romania 10.46%
Tonga 10.17%
Jordan 9.83%
Nauru 9.08%
Armenia 8.99%
Serbia 8.80%
Dominica 8.45%
Lebanon 8.05%
Azerbaijan 7.41%
Mexico Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 16.58% -1.00%
2017 17.58% -0.36%
2016 17.94% -1.08%
2015 19.02% 0.21%
2014 18.81% 1.90%
2013 16.91% -1.18%
2012 18.09% -0.33%
2011 18.42% -0.22%
2010 18.64% -0.02%
2009 18.67% 1.28%
2008 17.38% -2.51%
2007 19.89% -0.94%
2006 20.82% -1.08%
2005 21.90% -0.15%
2004 22.05% -0.42%
2003 22.47% 1.01%
2002 21.46% 0.84%
2001 20.62% 0.98%
2000 19.65% 2.95%
1999 16.69% 0.38%
1998 16.32% -7.80%
1995 24.12% 2.56%
1994 21.56% 6.47%
1992 15.10% 2.94%
1991 12.15% 2.94%