Jamaica: Education spending, percent of government spending

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Jamaica: Public spending on education, percent of public spending

: For that indicator, we provide data for Jamaica from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 17.09 percent with a minimum of 11.73 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 21.8 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2019 is 17.31 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 15 countries is 16.63 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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