Education in Benin

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Education in Benin


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:BJ
  
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 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Educational attainment, at least completed lower secondary, population 25+, total

14,32 {% of total[?]}
(2002)
(descending): 110 in the world of 118 (7,63%); 10 in Africa from 17 (47,06%)
21,22 {% of male[?]}
(2002)
(descending): 104 in the world of 118 (12,71%); 7 in Africa from 17 (64,71%)
8,43 {% of female[?]}
(2002)
(descending): 112 in the world of 118 (5,93%); 12 in Africa from 17 (35,29%)

Educational attainment, at least completed post-secondary, population 25+, total

2,16 {% of total[?]}
(2002)
(descending): 96 in the world of 99 (4,04%); 9 in Africa from 11 (27,27%)
3,75 {% of male[?]}
(2002)
(descending): 95 in the world of 99 (5,05%); 9 in Africa from 11 (27,27%)
0,802 {% of female[?]}
(2002)
(descending): 97 in the world of 98 (2,04%); 9 in Africa from 10 (20%)

Educational attainment, at least completed short-cycle tertiary, population 25+, total

2,16 {% of total[?]}
(2002)
(descending): 112 in the world of 122 (9,02%); 11 in Africa from 17 (41,18%)
3,75 {% of male[?]}
(2002)
(descending): 111 in the world of 122 (9,84%); 11 in Africa from 17 (41,18%)
0,802 {% of female[?]}
(2002)
(descending): 118 in the world of 122 (4,10%); 15 in Africa from 17 (17,65%)

School in Benin


Children out of school

4,13 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 64 in the world of 159 (60,38%); 8 in Africa from 44 (84,09%)
42,24 % (8,45 % annual) ↗
min: 4,13; max: 60,74; max-min: 56,60 (93,19%); mid: 32,44;
-28,30 (-684,73%)
0,137 {% of male[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 6 in the world of 144 (96,53%); 1 in Africa from 42 (100%)
32,46 % (6,49 % annual) ↘
min: 0,048; max: 47,64; max-min: 47,59 (99,90%); mid: 23,84;
-23,71 (-17 256%)
11,80 {% of female[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 89 in the world of 146 (39,73%); 13 in Africa from 41 (70,73%)
6,67 % (1,33 % annual) ↗
min: 11,80; max: 73,52; max-min: 61,71 (83,94%); mid: 42,66;
-30,86 (-261,40%)

Adolescents out of school

36,52 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 109 in the world of 122 (11,48%); 18 in Africa from 27 (37,04%)
28,18 {% of male[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 85 in the world of 104 (19,23%); 11 in Africa from 24 (58,33%)
44,90 {% of female[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 95 in the world of 104 (9,62%); 21 in Africa from 28 (28,57%)

Government expenditure on education in Benin


Government expenditure on education, total

4,38 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(descending): 83 in the world of 147 (44,22%); 21 in Africa from 39 (48,72%)
14,81 % (2,96 % annual) ↗
min: 2,63; max: 5,03; max-min: 2,40 (47,77%); mid: 3,83;
0,553 (12,62%)

Government expenditure per student, primary

10,65 % of GDP per capita[?] (2014)
(descending): 97 in the world of 126 (23,81%); 19 in Africa from 33 (45,45%)
32,67 % (6,53 % annual) ↗
min: 10,20; max: 14,13; max-min: 3,93 (27,82%); mid: 12,17;
-1,51 (-14,21%)

Government expenditure per student, secondary

13,59 % of GDP per capita[?] (2014)
(descending): 97 in the world of 125 (23,20%); 22 in Africa from 29 (27,59%)
27,61 % (5,52 % annual) ↗
min: 13,59; max: 23,12; max-min: 9,53 (41,22%); mid: 18,36;
-4,76 (-35,06%)

Government expenditure per tertiary student as % of GDP per capita

68,23 % of GDP per capita[?] (2013)
(descending): 109 in the world of 115 (6,09%); 29 in Africa from 31 (9,68%)
4,36 % (0,873 % annual) ↘
min: 65,25; max: 194,85; max-min: 129,60 (66,51%); mid: 130,05;
-61,82 (-90,61%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in Benin


Pupil-teacher ratio in pre-primary education

26,71 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 118 in the world of 152 (23,03%); 24 in Africa from 43 (46,51%)
24,44 % (4,89 % annual) ↗
min: 20,02; max: 49,13; max-min: 29,11 (59,25%); mid: 34,58;
-7,86 (-29,44%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in primary education

45,92 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 169 in the world of 178 (5,62%); 44 in Africa from 52 (17,31%)
1,02 % (0,204 % annual) ↗
min: 30,55; max: 62,17; max-min: 31,62 (50,87%); mid: 46,36;
-0,435 (-0,947%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education

9,92 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 37 in the world of 153 (76,47%); 3 in Africa from 42 (95,24%)
46,51 % (9,30 % annual) ↗
min: 9,82; max: 31,39; max-min: 21,57 (68,71%); mid: 20,61;
-10,69 (-107,83%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

11,02 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 46 in the world of 130 (65,38%); 3 in Africa from 30 (93,33%)
48,07 % (9,61 % annual) ↗
min: 10,90; max: 29,63; max-min: 18,74 (63,23%); mid: 20,27;
-9,25 (-83,93%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

17,26 [?] (2011)
(ascending): 71 in the world of 141 (50,35%); 14 in Africa from 40 (67,50%)
2,93 % (0,585 % annual) ↗
min: 7,07; max: 29,40; max-min: 22,32 (75,94%); mid: 18,24;
-0,979 (-5,68%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

7,70 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 13 in the world of 124 (90,32%); 3 in Africa from 27 (92,59%)
37,41 % (7,48 % annual) ↗
min: 7,63; max: 16,48; max-min: 8,85 (53,70%); mid: 12,05;
-4,36 (-56,57%)

Literacy rate in Benin


Literacy rate, adult

38,58 {(total)[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 150 in the world of 157 (5,10%); 46 in Africa from 52 (13,46%)
13,03 % (2,61 % annual) ↘
min: 18,20; max: 38,58; max-min: 20,38 (52,82%); mid: 28,39;
10,19 (26,41%)
49,87 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 151 in the world of 157 (4,46%); 46 in Africa from 52 (13,46%)
10,31 % (2,06 % annual) ↘
min: 25,19; max: 49,87; max-min: 24,68 (49,49%); mid: 37,53;
12,34 (24,75%)
27,29 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 151 in the world of 157 (4,46%); 47 in Africa from 52 (11,54%)
18,01 % (3,60 % annual) ↘
min: 9,54; max: 27,29; max-min: 17,75 (65,04%); mid: 18,41;
8,87 (32,52%)

Literacy rate, youth

0,679 {% of total[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 152 in the world of 156 (3,21%); 49 in Africa from 52 (7,69%)
9,65 % (1,93 % annual) ↘
min: 0,399; max: 0,679; max-min: 0,280 (41,19%); mid: 0,539;
0,140 (20,60%)
62,58 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 148 in the world of 156 (5,77%); 44 in Africa from 52 (17,31%)
6,85 % (1,37 % annual) ↘
min: 45,71; max: 62,58; max-min: 16,87 (26,96%); mid: 54,15;
8,44 (13,48%)
42,50 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 151 in the world of 156 (3,85%); 47 in Africa from 52 (11,54%)
15,31 % (3,06 % annual) ↘
min: 18,26; max: 42,50; max-min: 24,25 (57,05%); mid: 30,38;
12,12 (28,52%)