Field Detail
Theme Population and Development
Code PD-SS-1.1
Sub-theme Social Services Provision
Name Government Expenditure on Education as % of Total Government Expenditure
Definition Value of public investment in the education sector
Calculation/Formula Amount of government expenditure on Education / Total government expenditure x 100
Unit of Measure %
Purpose/Rationale Accounts for level of public investment in education. Ascertain the relationship between resources allocation and specific educational outcomes. Good measure of investment in human capital
Policy Linkages Pacific Plan Strategic Objective 7
Preferred Data Sources Annual Government Budget
Alternative_Data Sources Annual national accounts
Primary Data Collection System National Administrative Records - National accounts, government budgets and plans
Economic Tag Exp
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
SPC Responsibility - Data Management SDP
SPC Programme SDP
Numerator Amount of government expenditure on Education
Denominator Total government expenditure
Factor x 100
Unit %