1 Malawi

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
16,360,000 21% 5.5 $300 43.9 0.41 (Low)

Pre-Primary

58 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
77%
School Life Expectancy (years)
1.13
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.4 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
ECCE Experience Above average by 2.1 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.5 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum

Primary

94 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
612%
School Life Expectancy (years)
8.26
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 2.2 standard deviations and falling by 0.5 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 612% increase between 2000 & 2015, growing by 8360 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 1 standard deviations and growing by 0.04 per year

Lower Secondary

26 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
314%
School Life Expectancy (years)
1.9
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.2 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 314% increase between 2000 & 2015, growing by 29300 children per year
School Life Expectancy Below average by 0.4 standard deviations and growing by 0.02 per year

Upper Secondary

27 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
13.32%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
30.98
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.3 standard deviations and growing by 0.4 per year
Youth Unemployment Above average by 0.1 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
Gross Enrolment Ratio Below average by 0.2 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum

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.
0.91 0.95 0.88 0.77
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 2.6 4.1
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 42% 13%
Primary Dropout Rate 1.9% 5.8%
Shadow Education SACMEQ data indicated that 4.5% of Grade 6 pupils were receiving paid tutoring in 2007.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
3.96% 14.16%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
99% 95%
Learning
(Students at Lowest Benchmark)
Learning
(Students at Highest Benchmark)
Math 59.9% † Math 0% †
Science N/A Science N/A
Reading 36.6% † Reading 0% †
Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Funding (% of GDP) 1.02 Funding (% of GDP) 1.25 Funding (% of GDP) 1.11 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 16 Teacher-Student Ratio 10 Teacher-Student Ratio 16 Teacher-Student Ratio 16
Trained Teachers 72% Trained Teachers 84% Trained Teachers 73% 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