63% of social spending is destined towards health and education

Spending on basic services such as medical health care (16,8%) and elementary education (18,2%) stand out, while promotion and health assistance (0,2%) and environmental sanitation (1,1%) are strongly marginalized.

This data can be found on Economia y Sociedad’s 10th edition, in the article “Improving the quantity and quality of social spending: A major challenge for the new government”, by the economist Julio Ramírez.

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