Uruguay Education Spending 2000-2022

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.
  • 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.
  • Uruguay education spending for 2018 was 15.19%, a 0.31% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Puerto Rico 18.90%
Saudi Arabia 18.79%
Barbados 16.58%
Uruguay 15.39%
Turks and Caicos Islands 13.01%
British Virgin Islands 12.36%
Panama 11.97%
Seychelles 10.48%
Andorra 10.26%
Bahamas 10.13%
Antigua and Barbuda 9.90%
Qatar 8.94%
Trinidad and Tobago 8.93%
Uruguay Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
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%