1 Singapore

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
5,400,000 % 1.3 $44,000 42.5 0.9 (Very High)

Pre-Primary

60 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
70%
School Life Expectancy (years)
1.47
Net Enrolment Rate Below average by 0.4 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
ECCE Experience Above average by 1.5 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
School Life Expectancy Below average by 12.8 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum

Primary

95 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
%
School Life Expectancy (years)
6.92
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.6 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
Out-Of-School Children Insufficient data available
School Life Expectancy Below average by 5.7 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum

Lower Secondary

71 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
%
School Life Expectancy (years)
4.98
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.9 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
Out-Of-School Children Insufficient data available
School Life Expectancy Above average by 2.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.03 per year

Upper Secondary

71 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
10.02%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
81.43
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.9 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
Youth Unemployment Above average by 0.1 standard deviations and falling by 0.1 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 3 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.
0.86 0.95 1.14 1.12
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 1.6 3.2
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 31% 0%
Primary Dropout Rate 1.2% 9.5%
Shadow Education A 2008 newspaper report stated that 97% of students polled at the primary, middle, and senior secondary levels were receiving tutoring.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
5.77% 12.37%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
88% 84%
Learning
(Students at Lowest Benchmark)
Learning
(Students at Highest Benchmark)
Math 1% Math 45.5% ‡
Science 3.5% ‡ Science 36.5% ‡
Reading 3% ‡ Reading 24% ‡
Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Funding (% of GDP) 1.16 Funding (% of GDP) 2.57 Funding (% of GDP) 1.62 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 18 Teacher-Student Ratio 21 Teacher-Student Ratio 14 Teacher-Student Ratio 15
Trained Teachers 71% Trained Teachers 84% Trained Teachers 77% Trained Teachers 76%

"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