Iran - Public spending on education

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

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Iran was 26.21 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 28.67 in 2007, while its lowest value was 22.44 in 2005.

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
2001 25.79
2002 25.95
2003 24.20
2004 23.23
2005 22.44
2006 28.39
2007 28.67
2008 27.86
2009 25.41
2010 24.68
2011 27.21
2012 25.41
2013 26.21

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

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Iran was 45.30 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 49.41 in 2009, while its lowest value was 34.62 in 2005.

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
2001 34.82
2002 36.33
2003 36.01
2004 35.88
2005 34.62
2006 46.85
2007 48.16
2008 48.89
2009 49.41
2010 49.18
2011 39.28
2012 41.43
2013 45.30

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

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Iran was 22.94 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 27.63 in 2012, while its lowest value was 15.36 in 2005.

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
2001 19.38
2002 18.46
2003 17.08
2004 15.65
2005 15.36
2006 20.60
2007 20.37
2008 20.67
2009 22.03
2010 21.36
2011 27.23
2012 27.63
2013 22.94

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

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Iran was 17.05 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 21.23 in 2001, while its lowest value was 10.31 in 1993.

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
1991 15.70
1992 16.08
1993 10.31
1995 11.78
1996 12.32
1999 16.93
2000 18.82
2001 21.23
2002 17.79
2003 18.58
2004 18.90
2005 16.12
2006 16.24
2007 18.57
2008 16.38
2009 18.33
2010 17.10
2011 15.62
2012 18.81
2013 17.05

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP) in Iran was 3.68 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 7.47 in 1981, while its lowest value was 2.83 in 1974.

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 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 4.45
2010 4.26
2011 4.05
2012 3.61
2013 3.68

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs