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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
330,000 22% 2.7 $4,000 53.1 0.73 (High)

Pre-Primary

50 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
69%
School Life Expectancy (years)
0.53
Net Enrolment Rate Below average by 0.1 standard deviations and growing by 1.5 per year
ECCE Experience Above average by 0.7 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
School Life Expectancy Below average by 1.4 standard deviations and growing by 0.05 per year

Primary

99 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
34%
School Life Expectancy (years)
7.29
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.5 standard deviations and falling by 0.1 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 34% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 10 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 1 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum

Lower Secondary

78 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
7%
School Life Expectancy (years)
5.31
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.4 standard deviations and growing by 1 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 7% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 6 children per year
School Life Expectancy Below average by 0.2 standard deviations and growing by 0.01 per year

Upper Secondary

70 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
13.71%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
88.27
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.2 standard deviations and growing by 1.7 per year
Youth Unemployment Below average by 0.3 standard deviations and falling by 0.1 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 0 standard deviations and growing by 1.3 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.
1.05 1 1.06 1.17
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 0.7 0.8
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 0.09% 65%
Primary Dropout Rate 0.4% 0.8%
Shadow Education Press coverage indicates that shadow education is a visible phenomenon, especially in urban areas.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
6.74% 25.03%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
88% 85%
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) 1.17 Funding (% of GDP) 2.52 Funding (% of GDP) 3.03 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 16 Teacher-Student Ratio 22 Teacher-Student Ratio 15 Teacher-Student Ratio 9
Trained Teachers 25% Trained Teachers 46% Trained Teachers 34% Trained Teachers 19%

"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