Sao Tome and Principe: Education spending, percent of government spending
(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Sao Tome and Principe: Public spending on education, percent of public spending
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2002 to 2018. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 14.41 percent with a minimum of 5.85 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 20.56 percent in 2009.
The latest value from 2018 is 20.12 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.