Sao Tome and Principe: Public spending on education, percent of GDP: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2002 to 2014. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 5.67 percent with a minumum of 2.88 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 10.69 percent in 2009. 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.