1 Zambia

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
14,540,000 19% 5.7 $1,300 57.5 0.56 (Medium)

Pre-Primary

61 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
21%
School Life Expectancy (years)
1.6
Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.9 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
ECCE Experience Below average by 0.6 standard deviations and growing by 0.7 per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.7 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum

Primary

99 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
-95%
School Life Expectancy (years)
8.9
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.5 standard deviations and growing by 0.6 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 95% decrease between 2000 and 2015, falling by 34020 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 1.3 standard deviations and growing by 0.02 per year

Lower Secondary

70 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
%
School Life Expectancy (years)
5.13
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.8 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
Out-Of-School Children Insufficient data available
School Life Expectancy Above average by 0.5 standard deviations and growing by 0.04 per year

Upper Secondary

73 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
26.4%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
5.13
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 1.1 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
Youth Unemployment Above average by 1.2 standard deviations and growing by 0.1 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 0.9 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.
0.8 1.03 1.05 0.83
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 3.1 3.1
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 41% 16%
Primary Dropout Rate 1.7% 4%
Shadow Education SACMEQ data indicated that 6.1% of Grade 6 pupils were receiving paid tutoring in 2007.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
0.96% 3.71%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
56% 49%
Learning
(Students at Lowest Benchmark)
Learning
(Students at Highest Benchmark)
Math Math
Science Science
Reading Reading
Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Funding (% of GDP) 0.83 Funding (% of GDP) 2.18 Funding (% of GDP) 0.15 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 15 Teacher-Student Ratio 56 Teacher-Student Ratio 58 Teacher-Student Ratio 17
Trained Teachers 69% Trained Teachers 87% Trained Teachers 70% Trained Teachers 78%

"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