Saudi education, health represents 39% of budget expenditures in H1

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Saudi education, health represents 39% of budget expenditures in H1

RIYADH: Saudi education and health sectors made up 39 percent of the budget expenditures in the first half of 2022. Both education and health sectors together accounted for SR197.9 billion ($52.6 billion) out of a total of SR512.92 billion, according to newly released figures by the government. The education sector expenditures amounted to about SR98.3 billion, equivalent to 53.1 percent of its approved budget, while spending in the health and social development sector amounted to about SR99.5 billion, equivalent to 72 percent of the total money allocated for 2022.