Nigeria: Education spending, percent of GDP

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 Nigeria

Public spending on education, percent of GDP

 Latest value 3.06
 Year 1975
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1974 - 1975
 Average 3.14
 Min - Max 3.06 - 3.21
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1974 to 1975. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 3.14 percent with a minimum of 3.06 percent in 1975 and a maximum of 3.21 percent in 1974. The latest value from 1975 is 3.06 percent. For comparison, the world average in 1975 based on 51 countries is 4.06 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 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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 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 68.26 2018 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 81.58 2018 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 75.03 2018 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 37.55 2010 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 72.99 2010 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.01 2019 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 0.95 2018 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.73 2018 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 23.46 2018 percent
 Primary school enrollment 86.72 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 47.24 2021 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 11.81 2018 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 62.18 2018 percent
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