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 26.76 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 13 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
2014 26.76

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

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Iran was 39.48 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 13 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
2014 39.48

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

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Iran was 28.31 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 28.31 in 2014, 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
2014 28.31

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

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Iran was 19.67 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 26.33 in 2002, while its lowest value was 17.03 in 2012.

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
1999 20.11
2000 20.63
2001 24.42
2002 26.33
2003 21.65
2004 21.47
2005 22.32
2006 19.35
2007 19.87
2008 20.58
2009 18.02
2010 18.80
2011 19.13
2012 17.03
2013 21.67
2014 19.67

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP) in Iran was 3.06 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 43 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 5.05
2008 4.45
2009 4.45
2010 4.26
2011 4.05
2012 3.31
2013 3.32
2014 3.06

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs