Guinea-Bissau: Education spending, percent of GDP

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Guinea-Bissau

Public spending on education, percent of GDP

 Latest value 2.13
 Year 2013
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1999 - 2013
 Average 2.62
 Min - Max 1.86 - 5.25
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 1999 to 2013. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 2.62 percent with a minimum of 1.86 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 5.25 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2013 is 2.13 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 150 countries is 4.50 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Guinea-Bissau - Education spending, percent of GDP - Recent values chart




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.

Selected articles from our guide:

What factors determine the exchange rates

International lending and sovereign debt

Are trade deficits bad for the economy?

The unholy trinity of international finance

Most commonly used measures of corruption

All articles



 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Education spending, percent of GDP 2.13 2013 percent
 Education spending, percent of government spending 16.19 2013 percent
 Literacy rate 53.90 2022 percent
 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 62.55 2022 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 75.28 2022 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 68.95 2022 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 51.93 2010 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 63.11 2010 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.93 2010 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 0.54 2000 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.06 1989 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 13.21 2014 percent
 Primary school enrollment 113.27 2010 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 34.77 2006 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 2.52 2006 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 38.93 2010 percent
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK