Macao: Education spending, percent of GDP

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 Macao

Public spending on education, percent of GDP

 Latest value 5.25
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2021
 Average 2.95
 Min - Max 2.04 - 6.36
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Macao from 1998 to 2021. The average value for Macao during that period was 2.95 percent with a minimum of 2.04 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 6.36 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 5.25 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 141 countries is 4.42 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Macao - Education spending, percent of GDP - recent values

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Macao - Education spending, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1998-2021




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.


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