Malaysia: Public spending on education, percent of GDP: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Malaysia from 1971 to 2015. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 5.61 percent with a minumum of 3.96 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 7.66 percent in 2002. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.