Uruguay Education Spending 2000-2024

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.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2022 was 15.37%, a 0.02% decline from 2021.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2021 was 15.39%, a 0.97% decline from 2020.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2020 was 16.36%, a 1.22% increase from 2019.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2019 was 15.15%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Puerto Rico 21.24%
Barbados 15.54%
Uruguay 15.37%
British Virgin Islands 14.33%
Macao 13.80%
Bermuda 13.52%
Singapore 13.28%
Cayman Islands 12.53%
Curacao 12.42%
Panama 11.76%
St. Kitts and Nevis 11.49%
Turks and Caicos Islands 10.71%
Seychelles 10.65%
Antigua and Barbuda 10.29%
Bahamas 9.91%
Bahrain 9.30%
Gibraltar 9.22%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.06%
Uruguay Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 15.37% -0.02%
2021 15.39% -0.97%
2020 16.36% 1.22%
2019 15.15% -0.05%
2018 15.19% 0.31%
2017 14.88% 0.16%
2016 14.72% 0.00%
2015 14.72% 0.28%
2014 14.44% 0.07%
2013 14.37% -3.31%
2012 17.68% 2.52%
2011 15.16% -2.29%
2010 17.45% 7.61%
2006 9.84% 0.37%
2005 9.47% 0.86%
2004 8.61% 1.77%
2003 6.84% -0.88%
2002 7.71% -1.52%
2001 9.23% 0.87%
2000 8.36% 0.87%