Malawi: Primary school completion rate: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Malawi from 1974 to 2014. The average value for Malawi during that period was 45.84 percent with a minumum of 20.08 percent in 1974 and a maximum of 79.34 percent in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The percent of all children enrolled in primary school who enter the last grade of primary school; can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
Definition: Primary completion rate, or gross intake ratio to the last grade of primary education, is the number of new entrants (enrollments minus repeaters) in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, divided by the population at the entrance age for the last grade of primary education. Data limitations preclude adjusting for students who drop out during the final year of primary education.