1 Ghana

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
25,900,000 26% 3.9 $900 42.8 0.57 (Medium)

Pre-Primary

93 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
90%
School Life Expectancy (years)
2.29
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by4.2 standard deviations and growing by 2.3 per year
ECCE Experience Above average by 2.3 standard deviations and growing by 1.8 per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 1.7 standard deviations and growing by 0.09 per year

Primary

87 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
-52%
School Life Expectancy (years)
7.17
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.1 standard deviations and growing by 1.2 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 52% decrease between 2000 and 2015, falling by 35300 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.5 standard deviations and growing by 0.03 per year

Lower Secondary

45 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
-73%
School Life Expectancy (years)
4.42
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Below average by 0.6 standard deviations and growing by 3.4 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 73% decrease between 2000 and 2015, falling by 23200 children per year
School Life Expectancy Below average by 0.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.03 per year

Upper Secondary

65 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
3.05%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
65
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.7 standard deviations and falling by 1.8 per year
Youth Unemployment Below average by 1.2 standard deviations and falling by 0.2 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Below average by 0.2 standard deviations and growing by 1.1 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 1.03 1.02 1
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 2.5 2.7
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 56% 43%
Primary Dropout Rate 0.9% 3.3%
Shadow Education A 2008 survey of 1,020 households found that 48% were paying additional fees for private tutoring in primary education

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
5.21% 14.45%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
99% 97%
Learning
(Students at Lowest Benchmark)
Learning
(Students at Highest Benchmark)
Math 79% Math 0%
Science N/A Science N/A
Reading N/A Reading N/A
Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Funding (% of GDP) 0.8 Funding (% of GDP) 1.87 Funding (% of GDP) 1.17 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 18 Teacher-Student Ratio 24 Teacher-Student Ratio 17 Teacher-Student Ratio 15
Trained Teachers 69% Trained Teachers 84% Trained Teachers 72% Trained Teachers 77%

"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