Gambia: Primary school enrollment

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 103.53
 Reference 2020
 Measure percent
 Source UNESCO

For that indicator, we provide data for the Gambia from 1971 to 2020. The average value for the Gambia during that period was 66.12 percent with a minimum of 24.33 percent in 1972 and a maximum of 103.53 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 103.53 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 78 countries is 104.24 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Recent values

Economic outlook around the world

Longer historical series

The primary 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. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here