1 Guyana

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
800,000 23% 2.6 $1,400 44.5 0.64 (Medium)

Pre-Primary

41 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
99%
School Life Expectancy (years)
1.05
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.6 standard deviations and falling by 1.6 per year
ECCE Experience Above average by 2.7 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
School Life Expectancy Below average by 0.2 standard deviations and falling by 0.01 per year

Primary

69 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
2643%
School Life Expectancy (years)
4.4
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Below average by 0.4 standard deviations and falling by 3.1 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 2643% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 2460 children per year
School Life Expectancy Below average by 0.9 standard deviations and falling by 0.17 per year

Lower Secondary

94 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
336%
School Life Expectancy (years)
5.24
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 2.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.4 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 336% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 300 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.5 standard deviations and growing by 0.03 per year

Upper Secondary

93 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
37.69%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
105
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 2.1 standard deviations and growing by 2.7 per year
Youth Unemployment Above average by 2.3 standard deviations and growing by 0.1 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 2.1 standard deviations and growing by 1.8 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 0.98 1 1.21
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 0 1.2
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 56% 42%
Primary Dropout Rate 1% 2.4%
Shadow Education Newspaper reports indicate that "extra lessons (private supplementary tutoring) are deeply embedded in the educational system."

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
3.29% 18.21%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
87% 82%
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 Funding (% of GDP) 0.55 Funding (% of GDP) 1.14 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 18 Teacher-Student Ratio 12 Teacher-Student Ratio 16 Teacher-Student Ratio 18
Trained Teachers 67% Trained Teachers 99% Trained Teachers 78% Trained Teachers 75%

"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