India: Secondary school enrollment

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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India: Secondary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children, 1971 - 2019:

For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1971 to 2019. The average value for India during that period was 47.44 percent with a minimum of 23.84 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 75.09 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2019 is 73.79 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 57 countries is 79.52 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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