1 Swaziland

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
1,250,000 17% 3.4 $2,600 51.5 0.53 (Low)

Pre-Primary

23 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
60%
School Life Expectancy (years)
0.85
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.4 standard deviations and growing by 1.1 per year
ECCE Experience Above average by 2 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.2 standard deviations and growing by 0.04 per year

Primary

95 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
-74%
School Life Expectancy (years)
8.55
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 2.2 standard deviations and growing by 1.6 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 74% decrease between 2000 and 2015, falling by 3080 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 1.2 standard deviations and growing by 0.14 per year

Lower Secondary

20 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
49%
School Life Expectancy (years)
3.18
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Average and falling by 0.3 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 49% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 900 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.3 standard deviations and growing by 0.02 per year

Upper Secondary

52 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
42%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
64
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.3 standard deviations and growing by 0.8 per year
Youth Unemployment Above average by 2.6 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 1.1 standard deviations and growing by 1.6 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.
0.57 1.02 1.32 1.16
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 2.7 3
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 92% 46%
Primary Dropout Rate 1.9% 2.9%
Shadow Education SACMEQ data indicated that 1.1% of Grade 6 pupils were receiving paid tutoring in 2007.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
8.91% 21.15%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
94% 84%
Learning
(Students at Lowest Benchmark)
Learning
(Students at Highest Benchmark)
Math 8.6% Math 0.3%
Science N/A Science N/A
Reading 1.5% Reading 1.8%
Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Funding (% of GDP) 1.16 Funding (% of GDP) 4.2 Funding (% of GDP) 3.32 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 19 Teacher-Student Ratio 31 Teacher-Student Ratio 18 Teacher-Student Ratio 16
Trained Teachers 25% Trained Teachers 73% Trained Teachers 74% Trained Teachers 72%

"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