Sri Lanka: Education spending, percent of government spending
(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Sri Lanka: Public spending on education, percent of public spending, 1991 - 2018:
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 1991 to 2018. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 11.24 percent with a minimum of 8.27 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 17.73 percent in 2016.
The latest value from 2018 is 11.33 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 141
countries is 14.53 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.