Sri Lanka: Education spending, percent of GDP
(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Sri Lanka: Public spending on education, percent of GDP: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Sri Lanka from 1973 to 2017. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 2.55 percent with a minumum of 1.5 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 3.48 percent in 2016. 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.