Nicaragua Education Spending 1982-2022

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.
  • Nicaragua education spending for 2020 was 22.82%, a 1.13% decline from 2019.
  • Nicaragua education spending for 2019 was 23.95%, a 1.09% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua education spending for 2018 was 22.86%, a 0.43% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua education spending for 2017 was 22.43%, a 1.11% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Solomon Islands 31.89%
Honduras 24.25%
Nicaragua 22.82%
Uzbekistan 20.54%
Kiribati 20.18%
Indonesia 19.15%
Republic of Congo 18.29%
Moldova 17.99%
Cabo Verde 17.09%
India 16.54%
Mongolia 16.42%
Sao Tome and Principe 16.13%
Eswatini 15.89%
Bhutan 15.79%
Morocco 14.82%
Vietnam 14.41%
Cameroon 14.39%
Philippines 14.23%
Bolivia 14.20%
Lesotho 13.79%
El Salvador 13.09%
Ukraine 13.09%
Zambia 12.38%
Egypt 12.26%
Bangladesh 11.84%
Georgia 11.17%
Mauritania 9.73%
Angola 6.47%
Nigeria 5.13%
Vanuatu 5.05%
Nicaragua Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 22.82% -1.13%
2019 23.95% 1.09%
2018 22.86% 0.43%
2017 22.43% 1.11%
2016 21.33% -0.96%
2015 22.28% -0.76%
2014 23.05% -3.36%
2010 26.41% 11.52%
2003 14.89% -0.80%
2002 15.69% 1.11%
2000 14.57% -0.14%
1999 14.72% 1.34%
1998 13.38% 1.45%
1992 11.93% 11.93%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%