Benin: Education spending, percent of government spending

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 Benin

Public spending on education, percent of public spending

 Latest value 17.19
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2022
 Average 18.74
 Min - Max 13.51 - 26.14
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1998 to 2022. The average value for Benin during that period was 18.74 percent with a minimum of 13.51 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 26.14 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2022 is 17.19 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 81 countries is 14.03 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Benin - Education spending, percent of government spending - historical chart - 1998-2022




Definition: 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.

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