Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) fell to 16.0% in Togo in 2016

Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) (%)
Education | Togo | February 1, 2019
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Public spending on education as a share of government expenditure reached 16.0 % in 2016 in Togo, according to World Bank. This is 4.04 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, public spending on education as a share of government expenditure in Togo reached an all time high of 30.7 % in 2002 and an all time low of 16.0 % in 2016. When compared to Togo's main peers, public spending on education as a share of government expenditure in Benin amounted to 18.8 % and 22.1 % in Ghana in 2016.

Togo has been ranked 32nd within the group of 69 countries we follow in terms of public spending on education as a share of government expenditure, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Benin % ... 25.0% 22.3% 22.2% 17.5% ...
Burkina Faso % ... 19.5% 15.9% 16.2% 19.4% 18.0% ... ...
Cameroon % 14.9% 15.2% 13.8% 12.9% 13.2%
Chad % 10.1% 9.21% 12.5% ... ... ... ...
Ghana % 30.6% 37.5% 21.2% 21.0% 23.8%
Ivory Coast % 22.4% 20.9% 21.6% 21.8% 21.2%
Mali % 18.3% 22.4% 16.6% 18.2% 18.2% ...
Niger % 21.7% 19.2% 18.1% 21.7% 18.5%
Nigeria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Togo % 16.9% 17.7% 16.6% 17.4% 16.7% ...