Mauritania: Public spending on education, percent of GDP: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Mauritania from 1997 to 2013. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 2.89 percent with a minumum of 2.34 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 3.59 percent in 2010. 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.