Iran - Public spending on education

Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure)

Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Iran was 18.68 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 22.85 in 2005, while its lowest value was 17.69 in 2003.

Definition: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

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

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Year Value
1999 18.67
2000 18.28
2001 20.40
2002 21.69
2003 17.69
2004 17.86
2005 22.85
2006 18.58
2007 19.52
2008 19.98
2009 20.91
2010 19.84
2011 18.68

Public spending on education, total (% of GDP)

Public spending on education, total (% of GDP) in Iran was 4.67 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 7.47 in 1981, while its lowest value was 2.83 in 1974.

Definition: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

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

See also:

Year Value
1971 2.87
1972 2.88
1973 3.02
1974 2.83
1975 3.09
1977 5.79
1981 7.47
1982 6.01
1983 4.33
1984 4.04
1985 3.67
1986 3.77
1987 4.36
1988 3.86
1989 4.23
1990 3.99
1991 4.03
1992 3.93
1993 4.67
1995 4.37
1996 3.76
1999 4.53
2000 4.38
2001 4.41
2002 4.93
2003 4.82
2004 4.87
2005 4.72
2006 5.06
2007 5.49
2008 4.79
2009 4.68
2010 4.67

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs