Colombia - Public spending on education

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

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Colombia was 32.71 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 48.32 in 2004, while its lowest value was 32.71 in 2018.

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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1979 44.79
1980 45.03
1981 45.56
1984 40.69
1985 39.75
1989 34.66
1998 44.94
1999 45.16
2000 44.56
2001 44.57
2004 48.32
2005 47.44
2007 36.63
2008 37.30
2009 38.41
2010 35.92
2011 35.58
2012 34.96
2013 34.42
2014 35.60
2015 36.72
2016 35.98
2017 35.01
2018 32.71

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

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Colombia was 38.06 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 40.23 in 2008, while its lowest value was 25.95 in 2007.

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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1979 28.11
1980 28.01
1981 26.85
1984 30.01
1985 31.23
1989 28.60
1998 32.99
1999 33.26
2000 33.07
2001 33.03
2004 35.70
2005 36.13
2007 25.95
2008 40.23
2009 35.01
2010 34.82
2011 36.26
2012 35.70
2013 35.11
2014 37.50
2015 35.41
2016 34.69
2017 37.24
2018 38.06

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

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Colombia was 23.31 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 25.53 in 1980, while its lowest value was 13.31 in 2004.

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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1979 23.36
1980 25.53
1981 22.80
1984 20.62
1985 22.49
1989 18.79
1998 19.59
1999 19.07
2000 19.88
2001 19.87
2004 13.31
2005 13.81
2008 22.05
2009 19.59
2010 22.11
2011 20.61
2012 21.97
2013 17.73
2014 20.76
2015 21.38
2016 22.98
2017 22.49
2018 23.31

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

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Colombia was 16.30 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 34 years was 18.09 in 1984, while its lowest value was 12.48 in 1998.

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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1984 18.09
1985 16.41
1989 17.23
1998 12.48
1999 13.15
2000 13.29
2001 13.47
2002 15.30
2003 15.54
2004 15.44
2005 15.54
2006 13.77
2007 14.48
2008 14.68
2009 16.08
2010 16.42
2011 15.53
2012 15.51
2013 16.91
2014 15.77
2015 15.05
2016 16.21
2017 16.19
2018 16.30

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP) in Colombia was 4.50 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 4.88 in 2013, while its lowest value was 1.73 in 1980.

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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1979 1.75
1980 1.73
1981 2.60
1984 3.00
1985 2.72
1989 2.71
1998 3.93
1999 4.44
2000 3.51
2001 3.71
2002 4.27
2003 4.33
2004 4.08
2005 4.03
2006 3.93
2007 4.09
2008 3.95
2009 4.77
2010 4.84
2011 4.47
2012 4.37
2013 4.88
2014 4.63
2015 4.47
2016 4.48
2017 4.50

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs