Estonia: Education spending, percent of government spending

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 Estonia

Public spending on education, percent of public spending

 Latest value 14.25
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1995 - 2021
 Average 16.48
 Min - Max 14.25 - 18.48
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Estonia from 1995 to 2021. The average value for Estonia during that period was 16.48 percent with a minimum of 14.25 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 18.48 percent in 1995. The latest value from 2021 is 14.25 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.
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Estonia - Education spending, percent of government spending - historical chart - 1995-2021




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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