Iran: Education spending, percent of government spending

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Iran: Public spending on education, percent of public spending, 1991 - 2019:

For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Iran during that period was 20.28 percent with a minimum of 13.57 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 26.51 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2019 is 21.25 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 91 countries is 14.38 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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