Syrian Arab Republic - Public spending on education

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

Expenditure on primary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Syrian Arab Republic was 38.87 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 48.32 in 1989, while its lowest value was 36.19 in 1976.

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
1972 41.33
1973 40.68
1975 37.02
1976 36.19
1977 38.57
1978 43.00
1979 42.24
1980 38.68
1981 40.94
1982 40.96
1984 43.03
1985 42.39
1986 46.72
1987 46.30
1988 45.83
1989 48.32
1996 43.63
2002 44.38
2007 42.81
2009 38.87

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

Expenditure on secondary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Syrian Arab Republic was 36.90 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 36.90 in 2009, while its lowest value was 25.28 in 1984.

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
1972 31.81
1973 34.76
1975 36.39
1976 26.16
1977 28.88
1978 29.50
1979 30.40
1980 35.01
1981 33.00
1982 33.82
1984 25.28
1985 26.63
1986 27.08
1987 29.91
1988 27.31
1989 28.62
1996 31.29
2002 33.41
2007 35.85
2009 36.90

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

Expenditure on tertiary education (% of government expenditure on education) in Syrian Arab Republic was 24.22 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 37.49 in 1976, while its lowest value was 19.74 in 1972.

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
1972 19.74
1973 22.12
1975 19.85
1976 37.49
1977 32.55
1978 27.50
1979 27.35
1980 26.31
1981 26.05
1982 23.30
1984 27.84
1985 28.03
1986 23.84
1987 21.86
1988 24.57
1989 20.79
1996 22.50
2001 19.86
2002 20.99
2003 22.31
2004 24.82
2006 19.84
2007 21.34
2008 24.94
2009 24.22

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

Government expenditure on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Syrian Arab Republic was 19.18 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 20.05 in 2006, while its lowest value was 15.04 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
1996 15.04
2001 15.66
2002 16.83
2003 19.86
2004 17.15
2006 20.05
2007 18.93
2008 20.04
2009 19.18

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP)

Government expenditure on education, total (% of GDP) in Syrian Arab Republic was 5.13 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 6.51 in 2003, while its lowest value was 3.58 in 1972.

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
1972 3.58
1973 3.69
1975 3.93
1976 5.83
1977 5.71
1978 5.51
1979 4.97
1980 4.58
1981 5.38
1982 5.90
1984 6.13
1985 6.07
1986 5.62
1987 4.55
1988 3.62
1989 4.03
1996 3.70
2001 4.34
2002 5.05
2003 6.51
2004 5.36
2006 5.36
2007 4.87
2008 4.60
2009 5.13

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs