Sierra Leone: Education spending, percent of government spending
(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Sierra Leone: Public spending on education, percent of public spending, 2000 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for Sierra Leone from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 19 percent with a minimum of 12.41 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 35.01 percent in 2019.
The latest value from 2020 is 34.33 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 74
countries is 14.36 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.