Cameroon - Public spending on education

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education)

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Cameroon was 36.19 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 7 years was 38.65 in 2006, while its lowest value was 32.55 in 2008.

Definition: Expenditure on primary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2005 35.06
2006 38.65
2007 36.99
2008 32.55
2009 34.20
2010 34.16
2011 32.70
2012 36.19

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education)

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Cameroon was 52.55 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 7 years was 54.09 in 2008, while its lowest value was 48.87 in 2011.

Definition: Expenditure on secondary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2005 51.99
2006 50.86
2007 52.40
2008 54.09
2009 53.89
2010 52.74
2011 48.87
2012 52.55

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education)

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Cameroon was 7.77 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 15.09 in 2011, while its lowest value was 7.77 in 2012.

Definition: Expenditure on tertiary education is expressed as a percentage of total general government expenditure on education. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2004 10.36
2005 12.64
2006 10.50
2007 10.61
2008 8.85
2009 8.63
2010 9.04
2011 15.09
2012 7.77

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Cameroon was 15.18 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 21.57 in 2007, while its lowest value was 11.68 in 2000.

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.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2000 11.68
2001 15.49
2003 21.44
2004 20.85
2005 21.38
2006 20.31
2007 21.57
2008 15.59
2009 19.78
2010 18.75
2011 14.87
2012 15.18

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP) in Cameroon was 2.97 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 3.65 in 2009, while its lowest value was 1.93 in 2000.

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.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1971 3.08
1972 3.36
1982 2.98
1983 3.50
1984 3.25
1986 2.85
1987 2.93
1988 2.71
1989 2.65
1990 3.29
1991 3.22
1992 2.75
2000 1.93
2001 2.61
2003 3.30
2004 3.33
2005 3.12
2006 2.96
2007 3.37
2008 2.91
2009 3.65
2010 3.48
2011 3.18
2012 2.97

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs