Education in Brazil

Education Public spending on education in Brazil is 5.8% of GDP (source: CIA World Factbook). The National Education Plan which is currently working through parliament (Bill 103/2012) sets a target for public spending on education in Brazil at 10% of GDP by 2020. This ambitious target has been bolstered by a law passed in September 2013 states that a large part of the Brazilian government’s revenue from the massive Libra oilfield will be spent on improving education in Brazil. The adult literacy rate includes 90.4% of the population (source: CIA World Factbook).