Puerto Rico Education Spending 2015-2024

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.
  • Puerto Rico education spending for 2022 was 21.24%, a 2.34% increase from 2021.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Puerto Rico 21.24%
Barbados 15.54%
Uruguay 15.37%
British Virgin Islands 14.33%
Macao 13.80%
Bermuda 13.52%
Singapore 13.28%
Cayman Islands 12.53%
Curacao 12.42%
Panama 11.76%
St. Kitts and Nevis 11.49%
Turks and Caicos Islands 10.71%
Seychelles 10.65%
Antigua and Barbuda 10.29%
Bahamas 9.91%
Bahrain 9.30%
Gibraltar 9.22%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.06%
Puerto Rico Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 21.24% 2.34%
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%