Gambia: Secondary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children
For that indicator, we provide data for the Gambia from 1971 to 2010. The average value for the Gambia during that period was 18.55 percent with a minimum of 7.61 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 51.03 percent in 2009.
The latest value from 2010 is 50.13 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2010 based on 142
countries is 81.78 percent.
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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.