Philippines Education Spending 1995-2022

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.
  • Philippines education spending for 2020 was 14.23%, a 3.25% decline from 2019.
  • Philippines education spending for 2019 was 17.48%, a 2.08% increase from 2018.
  • Philippines education spending for 2018 was 15.40%, a 1.77% decline from 2017.
  • Philippines education spending for 2017 was 17.17%, a 0.18% 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%
Philippines Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 14.23% -3.25%
2019 17.48% 2.08%
2018 15.40% -1.77%
2017 17.17% 0.18%
2016 16.99% 0.97%
2015 16.02% 2.81%
2009 13.21% -1.23%
2008 14.44% 0.78%
2007 13.67% 0.40%
2006 13.27% 0.85%
2005 12.42% -0.33%
2004 12.75% -1.63%
2003 14.38% 0.31%
2002 14.07% 0.15%
2001 13.92% -1.29%
2000 15.21% -2.97%
1998 18.18% 3.01%
1997 15.17% -2.40%
1996 17.57% 2.32%
1995 15.24% 2.32%