Gambia: Primary school completion rate

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Gambia: Primary school completion rate, 1971 - 2019:

For that indicator, we provide data for the Gambia from 1971 to 2019. The average value for the Gambia during that period was 47.99 percent with a minimum of 18.32 percent in 1977 and a maximum of 78.94 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 78.94 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 63 countries is 90.19 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The percent of all children enrolled in primary school who enter the last grade of primary school; can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.

Definition: Primary completion rate, or gross intake ratio to the last grade of primary education, is the number of new entrants (enrollments minus repeaters) in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, divided by the population at the entrance age for the last grade of primary education. Data limitations preclude adjusting for students who drop out during the final year of primary education.
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