Costa Rica: Education spending, percent of government spending
(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Costa Rica: Public spending on education, percent of public spending
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1986 to 2018. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 21.92 percent with a minimum of 16.74 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 30.32 percent in 1986.
The latest value from 2018 is 26.09 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 61
countries is 16.69 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.