Gambia: Education spending, percent of government spending

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Gambia: Public spending on education, percent of public spending, 2000 - 2018:

For that indicator, we provide data for the Gambia from 2000 to 2018. The average value for the Gambia during that period was 10.88 percent with a minimum of 5.03 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 18.88 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2018 is 11.19 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 141 countries is 14.53 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 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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