Benin: Secondary school enrollment

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Secondary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 45.37
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1971 - 2022
 Average 24.07
 Min - Max 4.13 - 57.53
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1971 to 2022. The average value for Benin during that period was 24.07 percent with a minimum of 4.13 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 57.53 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2022 is 45.37 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 59 countries is 79.96 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Benin - Secondary school enrollment - Recent values chart

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Benin - Secondary school enrollment - historical chart - 1971-2022

The secondary school enrollment can exceed 100 due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.

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