Mauritius: Education spending, percent of government spending

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 Mauritius

Public spending on education, percent of public spending

 Latest value 11.67
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2002 - 2021
 Average 15.36
 Min - Max 11.67 - 16.57
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritius from 2002 to 2021. The average value for Mauritius during that period was 15.36 percent with a minimum of 11.67 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 16.57 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2021 is 11.67 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 134 countries is 13.55 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Mauritius - Education spending, percent of government spending - historical chart - 2002-2021




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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 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 99.58 2021 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 99.04 2021 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 99.30 2021 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 16.20 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 98.82 2021 percent
 School starting age, primary school 5 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.02 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.05 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.26 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 102.00 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 102.88 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 92.18 2020 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 44.39 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 100.00 2021 percent
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