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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
110,000 22% 3.8 $2,700 37 0.71 (High)

Pre-Primary

23 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
77%
School Life Expectancy (years)
0.67
Net Enrolment Rate Below average by 1 standard deviations and growing by 0.1 per year
ECCE Experience Above average by 0.9 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
School Life Expectancy Below average by 1.2 standard deviations and growing by 0.02 per year

Primary

93 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
171%
School Life Expectancy (years)
6.43
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.3 standard deviations and falling by 0.3 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 171% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 50 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.5 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum

Lower Secondary

100 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
151%
School Life Expectancy (years)
6.12
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.1 standard deviations and growing by 2.3 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 151% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 100 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.3 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum

Upper Secondary

99 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
16.84%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
102
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.5 per year
Youth Unemployment Average and has little recorded momentum
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 0.6 standard deviations and falling by 0.3 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.
0.97 0.96 0.86 1.07
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 2.3 3.2
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 58% 41%
Primary Dropout Rate 2.4% 4.3%
Shadow Education A 2014 workshop of school administrators made a ball-park estimate that 40% of senior secondary students received private tutoring.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
4.29% 14.39%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
87% 83%
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) 0.83 Funding (% of GDP) 0.94 Funding (% of GDP) 0.96 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 22 Teacher-Student Ratio 6 Teacher-Student Ratio 18 Teacher-Student Ratio 16
Trained Teachers 69% Trained Teachers 84% Trained Teachers 75% Trained Teachers 81%

"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