Education Finance

Public education expenditure as percentage of GDP is 8.6 in 2007, and public expenditure as percentage of government spending is 22.8 in 2007. Share of public expenditure for primary education as percentage of total public education expenditure is 19.0 in 2007. In Djibouti, households also play an important part in the financing of educational services. Households contribute to education services in two ways: they pay tuition in private schools; and some households spend on books and other pedagogic materials.