Guinea-Bissau: Primary school enrollment

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 Guinea-Bissau

Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 113.27
 Year 2010
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1971 - 2010
 Average 63.79
 Min - Max 28.29 - 121.14
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 1971 to 2010. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 63.79 percent with a minimum of 28.29 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 121.14 percent in 2006. The latest value from 2010 is 113.27 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2010 based on 159 countries is 103.55 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Guinea-Bissau - Primary school enrollment - recent values

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Guinea-Bissau - Primary school enrollment - historical chart - 1971-2010




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.


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 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 62.55 2022 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 75.28 2022 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 68.95 2022 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 51.93 2010 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 63.11 2010 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.93 2010 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 0.54 2000 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.06 1989 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 13.21 2014 percent
 Primary school enrollment 113.27 2010 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 34.77 2006 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 2.52 2006 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 38.93 2010 percent
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