Papua New Guinea: Education spending, percent of government spending
(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Papua New Guinea: Public spending on education, percent of public spending
For that indicator, we provide data for Papua New Guinea from 2017 to 2018. The average value for Papua New Guinea during that period was 9.72 percent with a minimum of 8.73 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 10.7 percent in 2017.
The latest value from 2018 is 8.73 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 61
countries is 16.69 percent.
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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.