Qatar Education Spending 1998-2022

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.
  • Qatar education spending for 2021 was 8.94%, a 0.38% decline from 2020.
  • Qatar education spending for 2020 was 9.32%, a 0.68% increase from 2019.
  • Qatar education spending for 2019 was 8.64%, a 0.08% increase from 2017.
  • Qatar education spending for 2017 was 8.56%, a 4.18% decline from 2014.
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%
Qatar Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 8.94% -0.38%
2020 9.32% 0.68%
2019 8.64% 0.08%
2017 8.56% -4.18%
2014 12.74% -0.41%
2013 13.15% 0.84%
2012 12.31% -0.80%
2011 13.11% -0.71%
2010 13.82% -1.02%
2009 14.84% -0.22%
2008 15.06% 1.31%
2005 13.74% 1.69%
2004 12.05% 1.35%
2003 10.70% -1.31%
2002 12.01% 1.46%
2001 10.55% 0.88%
2000 9.68% 0.15%
1999 9.53% 1.68%
1998 7.84% 1.68%