Costa Rica: Education spending, percent of government spending

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 Costa Rica

Public spending on education, percent of public spending

 Latest value 20.08
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2021 - 2021
 Average 20.08
 Min - Max 20.08 - 20.08
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 2021 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 20.08 percent with a minimum of 20.08 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 20.08 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 20.08 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 134 countries is 13.55 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2021 is 20.08 percent.
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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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 Primary school completion rate 99.08 2021 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.99 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.09 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.19 2019 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 95.24 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 108.85 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 141.20 2021 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 54.72 2019 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 94.27 2020 percent
 PISA math scores 384.576 2022 index points
 PISA reading scores 415.233 2022 index points
 PISA science scores 410.987 2022 index points
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