1 Trinidad and Tobago

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
1,340,000 8% 1.8 $18,000 40.27 0.8 (High)

Pre-Primary

98 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
90%
School Life Expectancy (years)
2.72
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.6 standard deviations and growing by 2.9 per year
ECCE Experience Above average by 1.2 standard deviations and growing by 1.7 per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 1 standard deviations and growing by 0.16 per year

Primary

97 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
-19%
School Life Expectancy (years)
7.51
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.4 standard deviations and falling by 0.1 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 19% decrease between 2000 and 2015, falling by 30 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 1.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.02 per year

Lower Secondary

73 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
%
School Life Expectancy (years)
4.49
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.2 standard deviations and falling by 0.2 per year
Out-Of-School Children Insufficient data available
School Life Expectancy Below average by 0.6 standard deviations and growing by 0.08 per year

Upper Secondary

74 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
7.93%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
87
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.3 standard deviations and growing by 0.2 per year
Youth Unemployment Below average by 0.7 standard deviations and falling by 0.2 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Average 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.
1.64 0.87 1.04 1
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 1.7 2.6
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 62% 46%
Primary Dropout Rate 1.2% 3.9%
Shadow Education A 2012 study of children in primary schools found that 88.2% in Standard 5 children received private supplementary tutoring.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
1.9% 8.25%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
99% 99%
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) 1.07 Funding (% of GDP) 0.93 Funding (% of GDP) 1.67 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 10 Teacher-Student Ratio 25 Teacher-Student Ratio 17 Teacher-Student Ratio 16
Trained Teachers 67% Trained Teachers 83% Trained Teachers 77% 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