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Government Expenditure on Education


     
Financial year (April - March)
     
     
2009-10
 
2013-14
 
2014-15
Revised Estimates
 

Total expenditure on education (HK$ million)
58,240
 
76,392
 
74,112
 
  As percentage of total government expenditure (%)
20.2
 
17.6
 
18.7
 
  As percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (%)
3.5
 
3.6
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3.3
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Recurrent expenditure on education (HK$ million)
50,831
 
63,458
 
68,157
 
  Spent on (%)            
    Primary education
21.3
 
21.2
 
21.7
 
    Secondary education
38.2
 
36.1
 
35.7
 
    Post-secondary education
25.5
 
27.5
 
27.1
 
    Others*
15.0
 
15.2
 
15.5
 

 

 

Notes :   *

Others include government recurrent expenditure on pre-primary education, special education, vocational education and bureau support.

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Figures are subject to revision later on.

 

Source : Resource Management Section, Education Bureau
(Enquiry Telephone No. : 2892 6267, Email : aoirm@edb.gov.hk )

 

 

Last revision date: 13 April 2015
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