Sao Tome and Principe: Tertiary school enrollment

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Tertiary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 17.69
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2009 - 2016
 Average 8.52
 Min - Max 3.74 - 17.69
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2009 to 2016. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 8.52 percent with a minimum of 3.74 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 17.69 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2016 is 17.69 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 136 countries is 45.96 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The tertiary school enrollment in Sao Tome and Principe 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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