Mauritius Education Spending 1990-2023

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.
  • Mauritius education spending for 2020 was 16.12%, a 2.56% decline from 2019.
  • Mauritius education spending for 2019 was 18.68%, a 0.6% decline from 2018.
  • Mauritius education spending for 2018 was 19.27%, a 1.08% decline from 2017.
  • Mauritius education spending for 2017 was 20.36%, a 0.39% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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South Africa 19.53%
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Algeria 16.55%
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Malaysia 15.44%
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Colombia 14.75%
St. Lucia 14.42%
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Albania 12.07%
Thailand 12.06%
Ecuador 11.51%
Dominica 10.67%
China 10.53%
Maldives 10.51%
Azerbaijan 10.50%
Lebanon 9.90%
Paraguay 9.84%
Armenia 8.83%
Mauritius Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 16.12% -2.56%
2019 18.68% -0.60%
2018 19.27% -1.08%
2017 20.36% 0.39%
2016 19.96% 0.51%
2015 19.46% -1.45%
2014 20.91% 6.12%
2013 14.79% -0.17%
2012 14.96% 1.11%
2011 13.85% -0.73%
2010 14.57% 1.33%
2009 13.25% -0.79%
2008 14.04% -0.14%
2007 14.18% -0.99%
2006 15.18% -1.91%
2005 17.09% -0.30%
2004 17.39% -0.54%
2003 17.92% 5.01%
2002 12.92% -0.32%
2001 13.24% -4.30%
2000 17.54% -1.70%
1999 19.24% 4.89%
1991 14.35% 3.15%
1990 11.20% 3.15%