Indicators

Access and completion

Pre-primary education attendance

Percentage of 3 to 4 year olds attending any type of pre–primary education programme.

Never been to school

Percentage of children aged 3-6 years above primary school entrance age who have never been to school.

Over-age primary school attendance

Percentage of children in primary school who are two years or more older than the official age for grade.

Out-of-school children

Percentage of children of primary school age who are not in school.

Primary completion rate

Percentage of (i) children and young people aged 3-5 years above primary school graduation age and (ii) young people aged 15-24 years, who have completed primary school.

Transition rate to lower secondary school

Number of young people attending the first grade of lower secondary school as a percentage of those attending the final grade of primary school.

Out-of-school adolescents

Percentage of adolescents of lower secondary school age who are not in school.

Lower secondary completion rate

Percentage of (i) young people aged 3-5 years above lower secondary school graduation age and (ii) young people aged 15-24 years, who have completed lower secondary school.

Transition rate to upper secondary school

Number of young people attending the first grade of upper secondary school as a percentage of those attending the final grade of lower secondary school.

Out-of-school youth

Percentage of youth of upper secondary school age who are not in school.

Upper secondary completion rate

Percentage of (i) young people aged 3-5 years above upper secondary school graduation age and (ii) people aged 20-29 years, who have completed upper secondary school.

Tertiary completion rate

Percentage of people aged 25-29 years, who have completed at least four years of higher education.

Less than 2 years of schooling

Percentage of the population living in extreme education poverty: with less than two years of education for the age group 20-24 years.

Less than 4 years of schooling

Percentage of the population living in education poverty: with less than four years of education for the age group 20-24 years.

Mean years of education

Average number of years of schooling attained for the age group 20–24 years.

Learning

Youth literacy rate

Percentage of young people aged 15-24 who can read a simple sentence

Learning achievement in reading (primary)

Percentage of children of primary school age taking part in a reading assessment passing four levels of increasing difficulty

Learning achievement in reading (upper secondary)

Percentage of youth of upper secondary school age taking part in a reading assessment passing four levels of increasing difficulty

Learning achievement in mathematics (primary)

Percentage of children of primary school age taking part in a mathematics assessment passing four levels of increasing difficulty

Learning achievement in mathematics (lower secondary)

Percentage of adolescents of lower secondary school age taking part in a mathematics assessment passing four levels of increasing difficulty

Learning achievement in mathematics (upper secondary)

Percentage of youth of upper secondary school age taking part in a mathematics assessment passing four levels of increasing difficulty

Learning achievement in science (primary)

Percentage of children of primary school age taking part in a science assessment passing four levels of increasing difficulty

Learning achievement in science (lower secondary)

Percentage of adolescents of lower secondary school age taking part in a science assessment passing four levels of increasing difficulty

Learning achievement in science (upper secondary)

Percentage of youth of upper secondary school age taking part in a science assessment passing four levels of increasing difficulty