Suriname Education Spending 2015-2022

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.
  • Suriname education spending for 2021 was 10.11%, a 3.83% decline from 2020.
  • Suriname education spending for 2020 was 13.94%, a 1.33% decline from 2019.
  • Suriname education spending for 2019 was 15.28%, a 0.55% increase from 2018.
  • Suriname education spending for 2018 was 14.72%, a 2.6% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Namibia 24.81%
Belize 22.17%
South Africa 18.42%
Dominican Republic 18.01%
Peru 17.87%
Belarus 16.54%
Malaysia 16.37%
Algeria 16.21%
Gabon 15.12%
St. Lucia 14.47%
Fiji 14.46%
Tonga 12.65%
Maldives 11.91%
Azerbaijan 11.48%
Suriname 10.11%
Paraguay 9.64%
Dominica 8.29%
Armenia 8.28%
Suriname Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 10.11% -3.83%
2020 13.94% -1.33%
2019 15.28% 0.55%
2018 14.72% -2.60%
2017 17.32% 1.25%
2016 16.08% 4.70%
2015 11.38% 4.70%