Eswatini Education Spending 1981-2022

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.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2020 was 15.89%, a 2.62% decline from 2019.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2019 was 18.51%, a 1.29% increase from 2018.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2018 was 17.22%, a 1.45% decline from 2017.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2017 was 18.67%, a 6.13% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Solomon Islands 31.89%
Honduras 24.25%
Nicaragua 22.82%
Uzbekistan 20.54%
Kiribati 20.18%
Indonesia 19.15%
Republic of Congo 18.29%
Moldova 17.99%
Cabo Verde 17.09%
India 16.54%
Mongolia 16.42%
Sao Tome and Principe 16.13%
Eswatini 15.89%
Bhutan 15.79%
Morocco 14.82%
Vietnam 14.41%
Cameroon 14.39%
Philippines 14.23%
Bolivia 14.20%
Lesotho 13.79%
El Salvador 13.09%
Ukraine 13.09%
Zambia 12.38%
Egypt 12.26%
Bangladesh 11.84%
Georgia 11.17%
Mauritania 9.73%
Angola 6.47%
Nigeria 5.13%
Vanuatu 5.05%
Eswatini Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 15.89% -2.62%
2019 18.51% 1.29%
2018 17.22% -1.45%
2017 18.67% -6.13%
2014 24.80% 2.46%
2011 22.33% 4.05%
2010 18.28% -1.10%
2009 19.39% -2.43%
2008 21.81% -0.89%
2006 22.71% 1.82%
2005 20.89% -0.21%
2004 21.10% -0.96%
2003 22.06% 4.77%
2002 17.29% -2.36%
2001 19.66% 0.91%
2000 18.75% -1.69%
1999 20.43% -1.41%
1996 21.85% 1.19%
1995 20.66% 0.63%
1994 20.03% -3.44%
1990 23.48% -1.61%
1989 25.09% 3.31%
1988 21.78% 1.31%
1987 20.46% 0.08%
1982 20.38% -3.37%
1981 23.75% -3.37%