Eswatini Education Spending 1981-2024

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.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2022 was 15.05%, a 0.29% decline from 2021.
  • Eswatini education spending for 2021 was 15.34%, a 0.55% decline from 2020.
  • 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.
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%
Eswatini Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 15.05% -0.29%
2021 15.34% -0.55%
2020 15.89% -2.62%
2019 18.51% 1.29%
2018 17.22% -1.45%
2017 18.67% 2.11%
2016 16.55% 0.14%
2015 16.42% -8.38%
2014 24.80% 7.56%
2013 17.23% -4.21%
2012 21.44% -0.89%
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%