El Salvador Education Spending 1998-2024

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.
  • El Salvador education spending for 2022 was 18.48%, a 0.35% increase from 2021.
  • El Salvador education spending for 2021 was 18.13%, a 5.04% increase from 2020.
  • El Salvador education spending for 2020 was 13.09%, a 0.64% increase from 2019.
  • El Salvador education spending for 2019 was 12.45%, a 0.78% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Uzbekistan 21.85%
Bhutan 19.65%
Kiribati 18.90%
El Salvador 18.48%
Sao Tome and Principe 17.09%
Republic of Congo 16.63%
Vietnam 15.45%
Philippines 15.41%
Eswatini 15.05%
Lesotho 14.65%
Honduras 13.50%
Cameroon 12.57%
Bangladesh 11.92%
Bolivia 10.79%
Zambia 10.45%
Mauritania 10.44%
Angola 6.64%
El Salvador Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 18.48% 0.35%
2021 18.13% 5.04%
2020 13.09% 0.64%
2019 12.45% -0.78%
2018 13.23% -0.19%
2017 13.42% -0.51%
2016 13.93% -0.49%
2015 14.42% 0.57%
2014 13.85% 0.51%
2013 13.34% -0.22%
2012 13.56% -1.87%
2011 15.42% -0.39%
2010 15.82% -2.13%
2009 17.95% -0.21%
2008 18.16% 2.35%
2007 15.82% 0.90%
2006 14.92% 0.75%
2005 14.17% 0.14%
2003 14.03% -0.38%
2002 14.40% 0.86%
2000 13.54% 0.50%
1999 13.04% -0.17%
1998 13.21% -0.17%