Papua New Guinea Education Spending 2017-2024

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.
  • Papua New Guinea education spending for 2020 was 5.65%, a 2.17% decline from 2019.
  • Papua New Guinea education spending for 2019 was 7.82%, a 1.4% decline from 2018.
  • Papua New Guinea education spending for 2018 was 9.23%, a 1.47% decline from 2017.
  • Papua New Guinea education spending for 2017 was 10.70%, a 10.7% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Lao PDR 10.91%
Pakistan 10.80%
Bangladesh 10.39%
Mauritania 9.73%
Timor-Leste 6.96%
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Papua New Guinea 5.65%
Nigeria 5.13%
Vanuatu 5.05%
Papua New Guinea Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 5.65% -2.17%
2019 7.82% -1.40%
2018 9.23% -1.47%
2017 10.70% -1.47%