1 Maldives

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
350,000 13% 2.3 $6,000 37.4 0.7 (Medium)

Pre-Primary

77 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
97%
School Life Expectancy (years)
3.20
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 3 standard deviations and growing by 1.3 per year
ECCE Experience Above average by 2.6 standard deviations and falling by 0.6 per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 3.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.1 per year

Primary

89 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
548%
School Life Expectancy (years)
5.05
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.2 standard deviations and growing by 0.5 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 548% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 270 children per year
School Life Expectancy Below average by 0.6 standard deviations and growing by 0.29 per year

Lower Secondary

70 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
-13%
School Life Expectancy (years)
5.5
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.8 standard deviations and growing by 2.3 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 13% decrease between 2000 and 2015, falling by 10 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.7 standard deviations and growing by 0.05 per year

Upper Secondary

82 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
25.4%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
108.45
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.6 standard deviations and growing by 2.7 per year
Youth Unemployment Above average by 1.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.1 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 2.3 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.
1.07 0.91 0.74 1.04
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 0.3 0.7
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 100% 96%
Primary Dropout Rate 0.4% 0.9%
Shadow Education A 2012 study remarked that private tutoring "is a tradition and a culture in the Maldives and is practiced on a large scale."

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
4.9% 20.44%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
55% 37%
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) 0.74 Funding (% of GDP) 2.1 Funding (% of GDP) 1.92 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 53 Teacher-Student Ratio 42 Teacher-Student Ratio 41 Teacher-Student Ratio 6
Trained Teachers 57% Trained Teachers 56% Trained Teachers 67% 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