1 Lesotho

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
2,070,000 0% 3.1 $1,100 52.5 0.49 (Low)

Pre-Primary

58 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
72%
School Life Expectancy (years)
0.81
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.5 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
ECCE Experience Above average by 1.9 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.2 standard deviations and falling by 0.02 per year

Primary

82 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
-7%
School Life Expectancy (years)
7.57
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.1 standard deviations and growing by 1 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 7% decrease between 2000 and 2015, falling by 320 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.5 standard deviations and falling by 0.05 per year

Lower Secondary

29 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
35%
School Life Expectancy (years)
2.89
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.3 standard deviations and growing by 1.1 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 35% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 600 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.01 per year

Upper Secondary

48 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
28.71%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
57
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.1 standard deviations and growing by 1.5 per year
Youth Unemployment Above average by 1.4 standard deviations and falling by 0.4 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 0.8 standard deviations and growing by 2 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.
0.97 1.07 0.92 1.38
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 1.4 3.8
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 58% 37%
Primary Dropout Rate 1.2% 4.7%
Shadow Education SACMEQ data indicated that 2.5% of Grade 6 pupils were receiving paid tutoring in 2007.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
1.26% 15.15%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
88% 82%
Learning
(Students at Lowest Benchmark)
Learning
(Students at Highest Benchmark)
Math 41.9% † Math 0% †
Science N/A Science N/A
Reading 21.2% † Reading 0.4% †
Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Funding (% of GDP) 0.74 Funding (% of GDP) 0.47 Funding (% of GDP) 0.98 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 6 Teacher-Student Ratio 6 Teacher-Student Ratio 7 Teacher-Student Ratio 26
Trained Teachers 70% Trained Teachers 84% Trained Teachers 78% Trained Teachers 74%

"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