Tonga Education Spending 1999-2024

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.
  • Tonga education spending for 2022 was 11.94%, a 0.71% decline from 2021.
  • Tonga education spending for 2021 was 12.65%, a 2.88% decline from 2020.
  • Tonga education spending for 2020 was 15.53%, a 3.6% increase from 2019.
  • Tonga education spending for 2019 was 11.93%, a 1.76% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Namibia 24.71%
Dominican Republic 22.44%
Malaysia 20.20%
South Africa 19.75%
Guatemala 19.40%
Peru 18.22%
Algeria 15.35%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 15.23%
Thailand 14.64%
Ecuador 14.34%
Azerbaijan 13.00%
St. Lucia 12.67%
Tonga 11.94%
Paraguay 10.94%
Grenada 9.87%
Dominica 7.07%
Nauru 6.98%
Tonga Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 11.94% -0.71%
2021 12.65% -2.88%
2020 15.53% 3.60%
2019 11.93% 1.76%
2018 10.17% -8.93%
2004 19.10% 0.48%
2003 18.62% 2.79%
2002 15.83% -6.28%
2001 22.11% -0.85%
2000 22.96% -3.10%
1999 26.06% -3.10%