Secondary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1979 to 2020. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 97.11 percent with a minimum of 27.42 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 116.46 percent in 2015.
The latest value from 2020 is 112.59 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 52
countries is 84.86 percent.
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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.