Palau Education Spending 2000-2022

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.
  • Palau education spending for 2019 was 15.66%, a 0.27% decline from 2018.
  • Palau education spending for 2018 was 15.93%, a 0.27% increase from 2017.
  • Palau education spending for 2017 was 15.66%, a 1.42% increase from 2016.
  • Palau education spending for 2016 was 14.24%, a 0.51% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Hong Kong 20.31%
Singapore 19.47%
Saudi Arabia 19.07%
Greenland 17.43%
Macao 16.60%
Palau 15.66%
Faroe Islands 15.41%
Uruguay 15.15%
San Marino 15.06%
Puerto Rico 14.63%
Kuwait 12.83%
UAE 12.68%
Argentina 12.53%
Oman 12.42%
St. Kitts and Nevis 12.28%
British Virgin Islands 12.20%
Poland 11.99%
Bahamas 11.26%
Seychelles 11.13%
Andorra 10.90%
Barbados 10.78%
Trinidad and Tobago 10.62%
Panama 10.09%
Turks and Caicos Islands 9.62%
Qatar 8.64%
Antigua and Barbuda 8.55%
Bahrain 8.49%
Monaco 5.03%
Palau Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 15.66% -0.27%
2018 15.93% 0.27%
2017 15.66% 1.42%
2016 14.24% -0.51%
2015 14.75% 0.67%
2014 14.08% 0.02%
2013 14.06% 0.02%
2012 14.04% 0.10%
2011 13.94% -1.13%
2010 15.07% 0.70%
2009 14.37% 2.32%
2008 12.05% -3.49%
2002 15.54% 0.23%
2001 15.31% 1.34%
2000 13.96% 1.34%