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 children 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.

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.

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

Learned basics in reading

Percentage of children taking part in an assessment who achieved an international minimum learning standard in reading.

Learned basics in mathematics

Percentage of children taking part in an assessment who achieved an international minimum learning standard in mathematics.

Learned basics in science

Percentage of children taking part in an assessment who achieved an international minimum learning standard in science.

Youth literacy rate

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