Malawi: Education spending, percent of government spending

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Malawi: Public spending on education, percent of public spending, 2003 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 2003 to 2020. The average value for Malawi during that period was 16.03 percent with a minimum of 11.5 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 21.8 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2020 is 11.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 74 countries is 14.36 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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