Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) fell to 11.4% in Bangladesh in 2016

Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) (%)
Education | Bangladesh | May 18, 2019
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Public spending on education as a share of government expenditure reached 11.4 % in 2016 in Bangladesh, according to World Bank. This is 17.4 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, public spending on education as a share of government expenditure in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 20.5 % in 2000 and an all time low of 5.26 % in 1980.

Bangladesh has been ranked 57th within the group of 69 countries we follow in terms of public spending on education as a share of government expenditure, 25 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bangladesh % ... 15.6% 13.8% ... ... 11.4% ... ...
Bhutan % ... 16.2% 17.8% 26.4% 26.2% ...
China % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India % 14.0% 14.1% ... ... ... ... ...
Japan % 9.37% 9.31% 9.09% ... 9.13% ... ...
Laos % 8.58% 12.8% 12.2% ... ... ... ...
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... ... ...
Nepal % 17.4% 17.6% 18.3% 17.0% 19.1% ...
Pakistan % 11.0% 11.5% 11.3% 13.2% 12.6% ...
Russia % ... ... 11.1% ... ... 10.9% ... ... ...
Sri Lanka % 8.39% 9.42% 10.8% 11.0% 17.7% ...
Thailand % 21.4% 19.1% ... ... ... ... ...
USA % 13.5% 13.4% 13.6% ... ... ... ...