Eritrea: Education spending, percent of GDP

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 Eritrea

Public spending on education, percent of GDP

 Latest value 2.13
 Year 2006
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1996 - 2006
 Average 3.48
 Min - Max 1.64 - 5.26
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Eritrea from 1996 to 2006. The average value for Eritrea during that period was 3.48 percent with a minimum of 1.64 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 5.26 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2006 is 2.13 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2006 based on 114 countries is 4.32 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: General government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers) is expressed as a percentage of GDP. 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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 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 92.71 2018 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 93.82 2018 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 93.27 2018 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 38.74 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 59.46 2019 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.86 2019 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 0.92 2019 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.70 2016 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 23.85 2019 percent
 Primary school enrollment 72.04 2019 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 42.79 2019 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 3.01 2016 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 84.46 2018 percent
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