Samoa 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.
  • Samoa education spending for 2020 was 16.22%, a 0.62% increase from 2019.
  • Samoa education spending for 2019 was 15.60%, a 0.75% increase from 2018.
  • Samoa education spending for 2018 was 14.85%, a 1.63% increase from 2017.
  • Samoa education spending for 2017 was 13.21%, a 0.17% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Education Spending (% of GDP)
Turkmenistan 28.00%
Namibia 24.94%
Iran 23.14%
Costa Rica 21.54%
Belize 21.52%
Guatemala 21.14%
South Africa 19.53%
Dominican Republic 19.32%
Algeria 16.55%
Fiji 16.39%
Samoa 16.22%
Marshall Islands 16.17%
Mauritius 16.12%
Peru 15.93%
Tonga 15.53%
Malaysia 15.44%
Gabon 15.03%
Colombia 14.75%
St. Lucia 14.42%
Suriname 13.94%
Belarus 12.78%
Albania 12.07%
Thailand 12.06%
Ecuador 11.51%
Dominica 10.67%
China 10.53%
Maldives 10.51%
Azerbaijan 10.50%
Lebanon 9.90%
Paraguay 9.84%
Armenia 8.83%
Samoa Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 16.22% 0.62%
2019 15.60% 0.75%
2018 14.85% 1.63%
2017 13.21% 0.17%
2016 13.04% -0.96%
2015 14.00% -0.53%
2014 14.53% -0.12%
2013 14.65% -0.44%
2012 15.09% -4.37%
2011 19.46% 0.07%
2010 19.39% 3.33%
2008 16.06% 3.27%
2002 12.79% 0.02%
2001 12.77% 2.31%
2000 10.46% -2.96%
1999 13.42% -2.96%