Brazil: Education spending, percent of government spending

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 Brazil

Public spending on education, percent of public spending

 Latest value 12.28
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2020
 Average 13.08
 Min - Max 9.56 - 15.18
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1998 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was 13.08 percent with a minimum of 9.56 percent in 1999 and a maximum of 15.18 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2020 is 12.28 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 150 countries is 13.87 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Brazil - Education spending, percent of government spending - historical chart - 1998-2020




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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