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 26.75 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 48.52 in 1971, while its lowest value was 18.49 in 1977.

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
1971 48.52
1972 44.23
1973 40.77
1974 36.57
1975 28.23
1977 18.49
1981 42.03
1982 40.72
1983 39.03
1984 37.32
1985 40.69
1986 39.42
1987 41.01
1988 41.11
1989 39.96
1990 38.74
1991 33.69
1992 33.75
1993 31.91
1995 26.43
1996 29.10
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 26.89
2015 26.75

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

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Iran was 37.86 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 49.41 in 2009, while its lowest value was 21.43 in 1977.

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
1971 24.50
1972 29.60
1973 31.66
1974 33.56
1975 29.27
1977 21.43
1981 39.13
1982 38.27
1983 44.79
1984 34.85
1985 38.64
1986 40.38
1987 40.22
1988 40.19
1989 40.54
1990 40.73
1991 42.88
1992 42.25
1993 43.91
1995 36.98
1996 35.55
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 39.67
2015 37.86

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

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Iran was 29.41 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 42.28 in 1977, while its lowest value was 7.31 in 1983.

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
1971 16.22
1972 15.30
1973 17.72
1974 19.14
1975 22.96
1977 42.28
1981 9.02
1982 7.99
1983 7.31
1984 19.97
1985 12.82
1986 12.62
1987 11.83
1988 11.83
1989 12.39
1990 13.41
1991 15.81
1992 16.82
1993 16.57
1995 24.94
1996 26.16
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 28.00
2015 29.41

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

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Iran was 18.57 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 26.33 in 2002, while its lowest value was 13.57 in 1996.

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 18.35
1992 20.63
1993 23.72
1995 14.55
1996 13.57
1999 20.11
2000 20.63
2001 24.42
2002 26.33
2003 21.65
2004 21.47
2005 22.32
2006 20.22
2007 19.87
2008 20.58
2009 18.02
2010 18.80
2011 19.13
2012 17.40
2013 21.67
2014 19.66
2015 18.57

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP) in Iran was 2.93 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 7.14 in 1981, while its lowest value was 2.68 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 2.77
1972 2.77
1973 2.88
1974 2.68
1975 2.97
1977 5.42
1981 7.14
1982 5.80
1983 4.19
1984 3.81
1985 3.46
1986 3.57
1987 4.14
1988 3.68
1989 4.00
1990 3.78
1991 3.74
1992 3.64
1993 4.31
1995 4.07
1996 3.54
1999 4.22
2000 4.03
2001 4.07
2002 4.49
2003 4.38
2004 4.29
2005 4.20
2006 4.42
2007 4.74
2008 4.06
2009 3.99
2010 3.87
2011 3.66
2012 3.22
2013 3.15
2014 2.95
2015 2.93

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs