Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) fell to 18.0% in South Africa in 2016

Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) (%)
Education | South Africa | May 18, 2019
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Public spending on education as a share of government expenditure reached 18.7 % in 2015 in South Africa, according to World Bank. This is 3.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, public spending on education as a share of government expenditure in South Africa reached an all time high of 20.6 % in 2012 and an all time low of 17.9 % in 2008.

South Africa has been ranked 20th within the group of 97 countries we follow in terms of public spending on education as a share of government expenditure, 1 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
Angola % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Botswana % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Lesotho % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mozambique % ... ... 19.7% 19.0% ... ... ... ... ...
Namibia % ... ... ... 7.64% ... ... ... ...
South Africa % 20.6% 19.2% 19.1% 18.7% 18.0% ...
Swaziland % ... ... 24.9% ... ... ... ...
Zambia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Zimbabwe % ... 29.8% 28.7% 30.0% ... ... ... ...