Education in Jamaica

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Education in Jamaica


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Educational attainment in Jamaica


Educational attainment, at least Bachelor's or equivalent, population 25+, total

6,81 {% of total[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 65 in the world of 79 (18,99%); 18 place in America 20 (15%)
5,17 {% of male[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 71 in the world of 79 (11,39%); 20 place in America 20 (5%)
8,35 {% of female[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 64 in the world of 79 (20,25%); 17 place in America 20 (20%)

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

60,72 {% of total[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 65 in the world of 105 (39,05%); 11 place in America 24 (58,33%)
56,55 {% of male[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 74 in the world of 105 (30,48%); 14 place in America 24 (45,83%)
64,63 {% of female[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 62 in the world of 105 (41,90%); 10 place in America 24 (62,50%)

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

13,95 {% of total[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 64 in the world of 81 (22,22%); 14 place in America 19 (31,58%)
9,92 {% of male[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 73 in the world of 81 (11,11%); 16 place in America 19 (21,05%)
17,74 {% of female[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 54 in the world of 81 (34,57%); 11 place in America 19 (47,37%)

Educational attainment, at least completed primary, population 25+ years, total

99,25 {% of total[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 17 in the world of 94 (82,98%); 2 place in America 22 (95,45%)
99,14 {% of male[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 22 in the world of 92 (77,17%); 2 place in America 22 (95,45%)
99,35 {% of female[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 14 in the world of 91 (85,71%); 1 place in America 21 (100%)

School in Jamaica


Children out of school

6,78 {% of total[?]}
(2004)
(ascending): 85 in the world of 171 (50,88%); 24 place in America 36 (36,11%)
5,10 % (1,02 % annual) ↘
min: 0,993; max: 9,38; max-min: 8,38 (89,41%); mid: 5,19;
1,60 (23,54%)
7,30 {% of male[?]}
(2004)
(ascending): 75 in the world of 164 (54,88%); 22 place in America 35 (40%)
11,44 % (2,29 % annual) ↘
min: 1,21; max: 10,48; max-min: 9,27 (88,45%); mid: 5,84;
1,45 (19,91%)
6,24 {% of female[?]}
(2004)
(ascending): 68 in the world of 164 (59,15%); 21 place in America 35 (42,86%)
2,67 % (0,533 % annual) ↗
min: 0,407; max: 8,25; max-min: 7,85 (95,07%); mid: 4,33;
1,91 (30,63%)

Adolescents out of school

17,31 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 84 in the world of 122 (31,97%); 22 place in America 30 (30%)
20,64 % (4,13 % annual) ↘
min: 1,90; max: 19,20; max-min: 17,30 (90,10%); mid: 10,55;
6,76 (39,04%)
20,20 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 72 in the world of 104 (31,73%); 23 place in America 29 (24,14%)
18,87 % (3,77 % annual) ↘
min: 3,64; max: 22,54; max-min: 18,89 (83,83%); mid: 13,09;
7,11 (35,20%)
14,26 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 63 in the world of 104 (40,38%); 19 place in America 28 (35,71%)
23,28 % (4,66 % annual) ↘
min: 0,097; max: 15,69; max-min: 15,60 (99,38%); mid: 7,89;
6,37 (44,65%)

Government expenditure on education in Jamaica


Government expenditure on education, total

6,03 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(descending): 42 in the world of 147 (72,11%); 12 place in America 31 (64,52%)
5,73 % (1,15 % annual) ↗
min: 3,21; max: 6,37; max-min: 3,16 (49,55%); mid: 4,79;
1,23 (20,47%)

Government expenditure per student, primary

22,38 % of GDP per capita[?] (2014)
(descending): 31 in the world of 126 (76,19%); 6 place in America 27 (81,48%)
5,79 % (1,16 % annual) ↘
min: 10,12; max: 22,51; max-min: 12,40 (55,06%); mid: 16,31;
6,06 (27,10%)

Government expenditure per student, secondary

22,98 % of GDP per capita[?] (2014)
(descending): 79 in the world of 125 (37,60%); 17 place in America 30 (46,67%)
4,43 % (0,885 % annual) ↗
min: 17,53; max: 29,43; max-min: 11,89 (40,42%); mid: 23,48;
-0,503 (-2,19%)

Government expenditure per tertiary student as % of GDP per capita

40,11 % of GDP per capita[?] (2013)
(descending): 33 in the world of 115 (72,17%); 3 place in America 21 (90,48%)
30,39 % (6,08 % annual) ↗
min: 32,07; max: 70,37; max-min: 38,30 (54,43%); mid: 51,22;
-11,11 (-27,69%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in Jamaica


Pupil-teacher ratio in pre-primary education

23,82 [?] (2007)
(2010) (ascending): 138 in the world of 169 (18,93%); 33 place in America 36 (11,11%)
4,79 % (0,958 % annual) ↘
min: 21,25; max: 39,90; max-min: 18,65 (46,74%); mid: 30,58;
-6,76 (-28,37%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in primary education

22,08 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 107 in the world of 178 (40,45%); 31 place in America 36 (16,67%)
8,62 % (1,72 % annual) ↗
min: 21,28; max: 46,70; max-min: 25,42 (54,44%); mid: 33,99;
-11,91 (-53,92%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education

16,50 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 94 in the world of 153 (39,22%); 23 place in America 34 (35,29%)
13,37 % (2,67 % annual) ↘
min: 14,29; max: 30,46; max-min: 16,17 (53,09%); mid: 22,38;
-5,88 (-35,65%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

19,37 [?] (2002)
(2005) (ascending): 89 in the world of 152 (42,11%); 24 place in America 34 (32,35%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

22,81 [?] (2002)
(2005) (ascending): 115 in the world of 164 (30,49%); 27 place in America 30 (13,33%)
9,88 % (1,98 % annual) ↘
min: 11,73; max: 23,78; max-min: 12,06 (50,70%); mid: 17,75;
5,06 (22,17%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

19,31 [?] (2002)
(2005) (ascending): 103 in the world of 145 (29,66%); 26 place in America 33 (24,24%)

Literacy rate in Jamaica


Literacy rate, adult

88,45 {(total)[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 157 (42,68%); 21 place in America 28 (28,57%)
2,86 % (0,572 % annual) ↘
min: 80,52; max: 88,45; max-min: 7,93 (8,96%); mid: 84,48;
3,96 (4,48%)
83,88 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 157 (28,66%); 25 place in America 28 (14,29%)
3,50 % (0,700 % annual) ↘
min: 74,08; max: 83,88; max-min: 9,80 (11,68%); mid: 78,98;
4,90 (5,84%)
93,01 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 73 in the world of 157 (54,14%); 17 place in America 28 (42,86%)
2,28 % (0,456 % annual) ↘
min: 85,87; max: 93,01; max-min: 7,14 (7,67%); mid: 89,44;
3,57 (3,84%)

Literacy rate, youth

1,05 {% of total[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 4 in the world of 156 (98,08%); 1 place in America 27 (100%)
1,53 % (0,306 % annual) ↗
min: 1,05; max: 1,10; max-min: 0,053 (4,83%); mid: 1,08;
-0,027 (-2,54%)
94,16 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 102 in the world of 156 (35,26%); 23 place in America 27 (18,52%)
2,18 % (0,435 % annual) ↘
min: 87,31; max: 94,16; max-min: 6,85 (7,27%); mid: 90,74;
3,42 (3,64%)
98,84 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 75 in the world of 156 (52,56%); 15 place in America 27 (48,15%)
0,747 % (0,149 % annual) ↘
min: 96,30; max: 98,84; max-min: 2,54 (2,57%); mid: 97,57;
1,27 (1,29%)