Libya: Primary school enrollment

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Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 106.92
 Year 2006
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1971 - 2006
 Average 111.44
 Min - Max 94.27 - 126.06
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Libya from 1971 to 2006. The average value for Libya during that period was 111.44 percent with a minimum of 94.27 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 126.06 percent in 1983. The latest value from 2006 is 106.92 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2006 based on 160 countries is 102.03 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
Libya - Primary school enrollment - Recent values chart

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Libya - Primary school enrollment - historical chart - 1971-2006

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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 Student teacher ratio, primary school 16.90 1983 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 104.36 1983 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.96 2006 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.18 2006 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.09 2003 percent
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 Secondary school enrollment 97.45 2006 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 61.60 2003 percent
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