Oman 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.
  • Oman education spending for 2020 was 12.21%, a 0.22% decline from 2019.
  • Oman education spending for 2019 was 12.42%, a 0.28% decline from 2018.
  • Oman education spending for 2018 was 12.70%, a 0.85% decline from 2017.
  • Oman education spending for 2017 was 13.55%, a 2.47% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Hong Kong 20.62%
Puerto Rico 19.44%
Saudi Arabia 19.06%
Uruguay 16.36%
British Virgin Islands 13.16%
Macao 12.30%
Oman 12.21%
Kuwait 11.91%
Singapore 11.91%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.77%
UAE 11.71%
Turks and Caicos Islands 11.62%
Barbados 11.49%
Bahamas 11.24%
St. Kitts and Nevis 11.12%
Panama 10.24%
Qatar 9.32%
Seychelles 9.17%
Antigua and Barbuda 8.94%
Oman Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 12.21% -0.22%
2019 12.42% -0.28%
2018 12.70% -0.85%
2017 13.55% 2.47%
2013 11.08% 0.13%
2009 10.95% -0.28%
2006 11.22% 1.17%
2005 10.05% -0.26%
2004 10.32% 0.28%
2003 10.04% -1.02%
2002 11.06% 0.48%
2001 10.58% 1.60%
2000 8.98% -1.34%
1999 10.33% 0.34%
1998 9.99% 0.87%
1997 9.13% 1.09%
1996 8.04% 0.03%
1995 8.00% 0.25%
1994 7.76% 0.11%
1993 7.65% -0.34%
1992 7.99% 1.06%
1991 6.93% 1.06%