Sierra Leone: Public spending on education, percent of GDP: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Sierra Leone from 2000 to 2016. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 3 percent with a minumum of 2.38 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 4.95 percent in 2000. 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.