El Salvador 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.
  • 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.
  • El Salvador education spending for 2018 was 13.23%, a 0.19% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Honduras 24.60%
Kiribati 19.27%
El Salvador 18.13%
Republic of Congo 17.88%
Morocco 16.86%
Sao Tome and Principe 16.58%
Bhutan 16.24%
Cabo Verde 15.11%
Cameroon 14.89%
Vietnam 14.82%
Lesotho 13.66%
Sudan 12.48%
Bangladesh 11.69%
Zambia 11.51%
Angola 6.92%
Nigeria 5.14%
El Salvador Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
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%