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Government Expenditure on Education


     
Financial year (April - March)
     
     
2010-11
 
2014-15
 
2015-16
Revised Estimates
 

Total expenditure on education (HK$ million)
60,719
 
73,724
 
79,122
 
  As percentage of total government expenditure (%)
20.1
 
18.6
 
18.5
 
  As percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (%)
3.4
 
3.3
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3.3
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Recurrent expenditure on education (HK$ million)
51,034
 
67,803
 
72,453
 
  Spent on (%)            
    Primary education
21.3
 
21.8
 
22.2
 
    Secondary education
38.5
 
35.8
 
34.7
 
    Post-secondary education
24.7
 
26.9
 
27.4
 
    Others*
15.5
 
15.5
 
15.7
 

 

 

Notes :   *

Others include government recurrent expenditure on pre-primary education, special education, vocational and professional 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: 14 April 2016
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