Nauru Education Spending 2014-2023

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.
  • Nauru education spending for 2018 was 9.08%, a 3.03% decline from 2017.
  • Nauru education spending for 2017 was 12.11%, a 3.53% increase from 2016.
  • Nauru education spending for 2016 was 8.58%, a 3.5% decline from 2015.
  • Nauru education spending for 2015 was 12.08%, a 5.74% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Nauru 9.08%
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Nauru Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2018 9.08% -3.03%
2017 12.11% 3.53%
2016 8.58% -3.50%
2015 12.08% -5.74%
2014 17.82% -5.74%