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Education Statistics

Participation in Education
School Level Male Female Total
Primary 96.3% 97.5% 96.8%
Lower Secondary 92.3% 93.9% 93.1%
Upper Secondary 90.2% 91.7% 91.0%

Key Education Indicators
Indicators Total
Pupil to teacher ratio (primary) 12:1
Percentage of repeaters (primary) 0.54%
Primary to secondary transition rate 99.6%

Literacy Rates
Age Group Male Female Total
15 to 24 years 99.9% 99.9% 99.9%
15 years and older 99.8% 99.9% 99.9%

Public Expenditure on Education
Percentage Total
As % of GDP 5.2%
As % of total government expenditure 12.3%

This information was sourced in 2014 from the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (www.uis.unesco.org) using the most recent data available in these categories: Adjusted net enrolment rate by level of education, Pupil-teacher ratio by level of education (headcount basis), Percentage of repeaters in primary education, Transition rate from primary education, Literacy rate, Expenditure on education as % of GDP (from government sources), and Expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure (all sectors).