Rwanda Education Spending 1999-2023

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.
  • Rwanda education spending for 2021 was 11.32%, a 0.54% increase from 2020.
  • Rwanda education spending for 2020 was 10.78%, a 0.21% decline from 2019.
  • Rwanda education spending for 2019 was 11.00%, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • Rwanda education spending for 2018 was 10.80%, a 0.27% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Senegal 21.08%
Togo 20.80%
Burundi 20.44%
Tajikistan 19.91%
Mali 15.96%
Madagascar 15.52%
Chad 15.13%
Guinea 11.98%
Niger 11.95%
Rwanda 11.32%
Afghanistan 10.88%
Central African Republic 9.09%
Rwanda Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 11.32% 0.54%
2020 10.78% -0.21%
2019 11.00% 0.19%
2018 10.80% -0.27%
2017 11.08% -1.20%
2016 12.28% -0.26%
2015 12.54% -1.20%
2014 13.73% -3.13%
2013 16.86% 1.04%
2012 15.82% 0.47%
2011 15.34% -2.20%
2010 17.55% 1.96%
2008 15.59% -2.20%
2007 17.79% -7.53%
2001 25.31% 6.48%
2000 18.84% 1.58%
1999 17.25% 1.58%