Sri Lanka: Trained teachers in primary education

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 Sri Lanka

Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total

 Latest value 87.63
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2010 - 2021
 Average 83.81
 Min - Max 80.24 - 87.63
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 2010 to 2021. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 83.81 percent with a minimum of 80.24 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 87.63 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 87.63 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 81 countries is 88.46 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sri Lanka - Trained teachers in primary education - Recent values chart

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Sri Lanka - Trained teachers in primary education - historical chart - 2010-2021




Trained teachers are those who have received the minimum professional training, before or on the job, necessary to teach in primary school.
Definition: Trained teachers in primary education are the percentage of primary school teachers who have received the minimum organized teacher training (pre-service or in-service) required for teaching in a given country.


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 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 98.71 2021 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 98.93 2021 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 21.74 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 98.56 2021 percent
 School starting age, primary school 5 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.00 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.05 2018 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.40 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 71.84 2020 percent
 Primary school enrollment 96.87 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 91.01 2021 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 22.96 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 87.63 2021 percent
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