Tonga Education Spending 1999-2022

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.
  • 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.
  • Tonga education spending for 2018 was 10.17%, a 8.93% decline from 2004.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Tonga Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
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%