Thailand: Education spending, percent of government spending

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 Thailand

Public spending on education, percent of public spending

 Latest value 14.64
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2013 - 2022
 Average 15.2
 Min - Max 11.88 - 17.31
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Thailand from 2013 to 2022. The average value for Thailand during that period was 15.2 percent with a minimum of 11.88 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 17.31 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2022 is 14.64 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 81 countries is 14.03 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Thailand - Education spending, percent of government spending - recent values

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Thailand - Education spending, percent of government spending - historical chart - 2013-2022




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.


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 Literacy rate 94.10 2021 percent
 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 99.10 2021 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 98.40 2021 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 98.80 2021 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 16.64 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 97.39 2022 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.99 2022 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.06 2022 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.27 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 74.37 2022 percent
 Primary school enrollment 101.59 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 105.60 2022 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 49.14 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 100.00 2022 percent
 PISA math scores 393.945 2022 index points
 PISA reading scores 378.663 2022 index points
 PISA science scores 409.264 2022 index points
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