Education Spending Takes Top Spot in Saudi budget

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By Arabia Higher Ed Staff

Saudi Arabia issued today a royal decree outlining Saudi Arabia's 2017 budget. 

The 2017 budget is estimated to reach SAR 890 billion ($237.3), an 8 percent increase from 2016, and is projected to reflect a record 33 percent decrease in the Kingdom's national deficit.

Education expenditure took the top spot in the 2017 budget with a SAR 200 billion ($53.3 billion) that cover public education and higher education and training.

 

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