Puerto Rico Education Spending 2015-2022

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.
  • Puerto Rico education spending for 2021 was 18.90%, a 0.54% decline from 2020.
  • Puerto Rico education spending for 2020 was 19.44%, a 4.81% increase from 2019.
  • Puerto Rico education spending for 2019 was 14.63%, a 1.42% increase from 2018.
  • Puerto Rico education spending for 2018 was 13.21%, a 4.36% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Puerto Rico 18.90%
Saudi Arabia 18.79%
Barbados 16.58%
Uruguay 15.39%
Turks and Caicos Islands 13.01%
British Virgin Islands 12.36%
Panama 11.97%
Seychelles 10.48%
Andorra 10.26%
Bahamas 10.13%
Antigua and Barbuda 9.90%
Qatar 8.94%
Trinidad and Tobago 8.93%
Puerto Rico Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 18.90% -0.54%
2020 19.44% 4.81%
2019 14.63% 1.42%
2018 13.21% -4.36%
2017 17.57% 1.77%
2016 15.80% -1.48%
2015 17.28% -1.48%