Malawi: Secondary school enrollment

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Malawi: Secondary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children, 1972 - 2019:

For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1972 to 2019. The average value for Malawi during that period was 24.59 percent with a minimum of 10.44 percent in 1974 and a maximum of 40.77 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2019 is 37.08 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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