1 Antigua and Barbuda

Key:
Indicator is moving in a upward trajectory (Based on 2008-2012 trend)
Indicator is moving in a downward trajectory (Based on 2008-2012 trend)
Above average
1 ≥ standard deviations
0.7 standard deviations
0.4 standard deviations
0.1 standard deviations
Below average
1 ≥ standard deviations
0.7 standard deviations
0.4 standard deviations
0.1 standard deviations
Population School Aged Pop Birth Rate GDP/pc (Constant) Inequality (Gini) Human Development Index
90,000 19% 2.1 $13,000 52.5 0.8 (High)

Pre-Primary

84 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
89%
School Life Expectancy (years)
1.86
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.1 standard deviations and growing by 1 per year
ECCE Experience Above average by 1.2 standard deviations and growing by 1.1 per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.05 per year

Primary

82 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
392%
School Life Expectancy (years)
6.33
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Below average by 0.1 standard deviations and falling by 1.6 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 392% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 100 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.5 standard deviations and falling by 0.14 per year

Lower Secondary

59 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
5980%
School Life Expectancy (years)
6.01
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Below average by 0.2 standard deviations and falling by 1.2 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 5880% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 120 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.2 standard deviations and growing by 0.03 per year

Upper Secondary

97 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
18%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
121
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1 standard deviations and growing by 1.1 per year
Youth Unemployment Above average by 0.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.1 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 1.3 standard deviations and growing by 0.7 per year

Inequality

Disabilities Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol

Signed the Convention

Ratified the Convention

Signed the Protocol

Ratified the Protocol

Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Gender Parity Index
2015 Est.
0.93 0.93 1.47 0.9
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 2.4 2.6
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 59.7% 42.8%
Primary Dropout Rate 1.7% 3.1%
Shadow Education Stewart and Tuitt (2014) note that in Antigua, as in Jamaica, “the heavy emphasis of an examination-driven school system drives the demand for extra lessons.”

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
1.61% 5.25%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
88% 99%
Learning
(Students at Lowest Benchmark)
Learning
(Students at Highest Benchmark)
Math N/A Math N/A
Science N/A Science N/A
Reading N/A Reading N/A
Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Funding (% of GDP) 0.09 Funding (% of GDP) 0.98 Funding (% of GDP) 1.17 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 16 Teacher-Student Ratio 14 Teacher-Student Ratio 14 Teacher-Student Ratio 7
Trained Teachers 52% Trained Teachers 65% Trained Teachers 42% Trained Teachers 42%

"Averages" are calculated globally and clustered by Human Development Index levels (Very High, High, Medium, Low) using historical data to project 2015 figures.

‡ TIMSS-PIRLS
# PISA
† SACMEQ