Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) fell to 9.33% in Mauritania in 2016

Public Spending on Education (As % of Government Expenditure) (%)
Education | Mauritania | February 1, 2019
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Public spending on education as a share of government expenditure reached 9.33 % in 2016 in Mauritania, according to World Bank. This is 18.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, public spending on education as a share of government expenditure in Mauritania reached an all time high of 16.0 % in 2010 and an all time low of 8.18 % in 2004. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, public spending on education as a share of government expenditure in Mali amounted to 13.9 % and 21.3 % in Senegal in 2016.

Mauritania has been ranked 62nd within the group of 69 countries we follow in terms of public spending on education as a share of government expenditure, 28 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
Algeria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Burkina Faso % ... 19.5% 15.9% 16.2% 19.4% 18.0% ... ...
Gambia % 15.1% 13.8% 10.3% 11.8% ... ...
Guinea % 14.3% 9.46% 14.1% 12.0% 11.6%
Libya % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali % 18.3% 22.4% 16.6% 18.2% 18.2% ...
Mauritania % ... 13.7% 10.0% 11.4% ... ... ...
Morocco % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Niger % 21.7% 19.2% 18.1% 21.7% 18.5%
Senegal % 21.1% 20.8% 25.7% 24.8% 23.8%
Spain % 10.6% 9.21% 9.50% 9.54% 9.77% ... ...
Tunisia % ... 21.0% ... ... 22.9% ... ...