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World Bank Education Financing and Knowledge Activities

November 25, 2015

World Bank

  • The World Bank is one of the largest external education financiers for developing countries, managing a portfolio of $14 billion, with operations in 76 countries as of June 2015.
  • The World Bank supports education through an average of $3 billion a year in new financing.

The Bank helps countries achieve their education goals through finance and knowledge activities in the forms of analytic work, policy advice, and technical assistance.

Details on Education Financing and Knowledge Activities

Historical Education Financing


World Bank lending is reported by Fiscal Year (FY). The World Bank's Fiscal Year (FY) starts on July 1st and ends on June 30th of each year.