1 Sri Lanka

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
20,480,000 15% 2.4 $2,400 36.4 0.75 (High)

Pre-Primary

56 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
99%
School Life Expectancy (years)
0.41
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.1 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
ECCE Experience Above average by 1.4 standard deviations and growing by 3 per year
School Life Expectancy Below average by 1.5 standard deviations and falling by 0.11 per year

Primary

91 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
2440%
School Life Expectancy (years)
4.7
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.2 standard deviations and falling by 0.5 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 2440% increase between 2000 & 2015, growing by 10070 children per year
School Life Expectancy Below average by 0.4 standard deviations and falling by 0.01 per year

Lower Secondary

90 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
159%
School Life Expectancy (years)
8.2
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.8 standard deviations and falling by 0.2 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 159% increase between 2000 & 2015, growing by 4700 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 1.4 standard deviations and growing by 0.07 per year

Upper Secondary

89 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
15.55%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
103
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.7 standard deviations and growing by 2.3 per year
Youth Unemployment Below average by 0.1 standard deviations and falling by 0.2 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 0.6 standard deviations and growing by 1.1 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.
0.94 0.99 1.01 1.06
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 2 2.4
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 61% 36%
Primary Dropout Rate 1% 3.2%
Shadow Education A 2011 publication indicated that 92.4% of 2,578 students in Grade 10 and 98.0% of 884 students in Grade 12 were receiving tutoring.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
3.54% 7.74%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
86% 80%
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) 1.02 Funding (% of GDP) 1.43 Funding (% of GDP) 2 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 4 Teacher-Student Ratio 15 Teacher-Student Ratio 13 Teacher-Student Ratio 7
Trained Teachers 70% Trained Teachers 90% Trained Teachers 58% Trained Teachers 53%

"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