Namibia Education Spending 1999-2022

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.
  • Namibia education spending for 2021 was 24.81%, a 0.13% decline from 2020.
  • Namibia education spending for 2020 was 24.94%, a 1.45% decline from 2019.
  • Namibia education spending for 2019 was 26.39%, a 3.07% increase from 2018.
  • Namibia education spending for 2018 was 23.32%, a 1.35% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Namibia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 24.81% -0.13%
2020 24.94% -1.45%
2019 26.39% 3.07%
2018 23.32% -1.35%
2017 24.67% 0.73%
2016 23.94% 1.37%
2015 22.57% 0.48%
2014 22.10% -1.96%
2013 24.06% 1.31%
2012 22.75% -1.20%
2011 23.95% -2.17%
2010 26.12% 1.26%
2008 24.86% 3.26%
2006 21.60% 1.27%
2003 20.33% -1.51%
2002 21.84% -0.94%
2001 22.78% 0.85%
2000 21.93% -1.12%
1999 23.04% -1.12%