Burkina Faso: Secondary school enrollment

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 Burkina Faso

Secondary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 33.72
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1971 - 2022
 Average 13.85
 Min - Max 1.34 - 40.27
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1971 to 2022. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 13.85 percent with a minimum of 1.34 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 40.27 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 33.72 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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Burkina Faso - Secondary school enrollment - Recent values chart

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Burkina Faso - 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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 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 55.56 2022 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 53.64 2022 percent
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 Primary school completion rate 58.38 2022 percent
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 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.02 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.11 2021 percent
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 Preprimary school enrollment 6.50 2021 percent
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 Tertiary school enrollment 9.73 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 88.40 2022 percent
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