Malawi: Tertiary school enrollment

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 Malawi

Tertiary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 2.70
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1973 - 2022
 Average 0.68
 Min - Max 0.29 - 2.70
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1973 to 2022. The average value for Malawi during that period was 0.68 percent with a minimum of 0.29 percent in 1999 and a maximum of 2.7 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 2.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 51 countries is 41.01 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
Malawi - Tertiary school enrollment - Recent values chart

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Malawi - Tertiary school enrollment - historical chart - 1973-2022




The tertiary school enrollment in Malawi is the number of students in tertiary level education as percent of all people who have finished secondary school in the last five years.
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. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.


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 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 79.83 2022 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 73.66 2022 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 76.79 2022 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 58.68 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 86.57 2021 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.03 2019 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 0.83 2019 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.69 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 83.58 2015 percent
 Primary school enrollment 126.44 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 35.33 2022 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 2.70 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 90.81 2013 percent
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