Zambia 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.
  • Zambia education spending for 2022 was 10.45%, a 1.07% decline from 2021.
  • Zambia education spending for 2021 was 11.51%, a 0.86% decline from 2020.
  • Zambia education spending for 2020 was 12.38%, a 2.91% decline from 2019.
  • Zambia education spending for 2019 was 15.29%, a 1.83% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Republic of Congo 16.63%
Vietnam 15.45%
Philippines 15.41%
Eswatini 15.05%
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Cameroon 12.57%
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Zambia 10.45%
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Zambia Education Spending - Historical Data
Year Education Spending (% of GDP) Annual Change
2022 10.45% -1.07%
2021 11.51% -0.86%
2020 12.38% -2.91%
2019 15.29% -1.83%
2018 17.12% 2.18%
2017 14.93% -0.73%
2016 15.66% -0.67%
2015 16.34% -3.76%
2014 20.10% 4.70%
2013 15.40% -1.80%
2012 17.20% 1.90%
2011 15.30% -1.60%
2010 16.90% 0.50%
2009 16.40% 10.75%
2008 5.65% -0.58%
2007 6.23% -1.50%
2005 7.73% -2.86%
2004 10.59% 2.23%
2000 8.35% 2.23%