Education in Senegal

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Education in Senegal


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Educational attainment in Senegal


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

3,12 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 69 in the world of 79 (13,92%); 2 in Africa from 8 (87,50%)
51,36 % (10,27 % annual) ↘
min: 2,05; max: 3,12; max-min: 1,07 (34,24%); mid: 2,58;
0,534 (17,12%)
4,54 {% of male[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 70 in the world of 79 (12,66%); 4 in Africa from 8 (62,50%)
41,21 % (8,24 % annual) ↘
min: 3,29; max: 4,54; max-min: 1,25 (27,47%); mid: 3,92;
0,624 (13,74%)
1,80 {% of female[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 73 in the world of 79 (8,86%); 4 in Africa from 8 (62,50%)
59,36 % (11,87 % annual) ↘
min: 1,09; max: 1,80; max-min: 0,713 (39,57%); mid: 1,45;
0,357 (19,79%)

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

13,89 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 96 in the world of 105 (9,52%); 11 in Africa from 19 (47,37%)
26,64 % (5,33 % annual) ↘
min: 7,55; max: 13,89; max-min: 6,34 (45,65%); mid: 10,72;
3,17 (22,82%)
18,57 {% of male[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 95 in the world of 105 (10,48%); 10 in Africa from 19 (52,63%)
20,88 % (4,18 % annual) ↘
min: 11,16; max: 18,57; max-min: 7,41 (39,91%); mid: 14,86;
3,71 (19,96%)
9,57 {% of female[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 96 in the world of 105 (9,52%); 11 in Africa from 19 (47,37%)
30,19 % (6,04 % annual) ↘
min: 4,60; max: 9,57; max-min: 4,97 (51,92%); mid: 7,08;
2,48 (25,96%)

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

3,25 {% of total[?]}
(2006)
(descending): 99 in the world of 102 (3,92%); 12 in Africa from 13 (15,38%)
5,21 {% of male[?]}
(2006)
(descending): 98 in the world of 102 (4,90%); 12 in Africa from 13 (15,38%)
1,65 {% of female[?]}
(2006)
(descending): 101 in the world of 102 (1,96%); 13 in Africa from 13 (7,69%)

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

27,35 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 86 in the world of 94 (9,57%); 8 in Africa from 15 (53,33%)
28,36 % (5,67 % annual) ↘
min: 10,85; max: 27,35; max-min: 16,50 (60,32%); mid: 19,10;
8,25 (30,16%)
33,46 {% of male[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 83 in the world of 92 (10,87%); 8 in Africa from 15 (53,33%)
22,42 % (4,48 % annual) ↘
min: 15,59; max: 33,46; max-min: 17,86 (53,39%); mid: 24,53;
8,93 (26,70%)
21,71 {% of female[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 82 in the world of 91 (10,99%); 7 in Africa from 15 (60%)
32,59 % (6,52 % annual) ↘
min: 6,98; max: 21,71; max-min: 14,73 (67,85%); mid: 14,35;
7,37 (33,92%)

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

4,26 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 93 in the world of 103 (10,68%); 6 in Africa from 14 (64,29%)
40,32 % (8,06 % annual) ↘
min: 0,798; max: 4,26; max-min: 3,47 (81,29%); mid: 2,53;
1,73 (40,65%)
6,09 {% of male[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 93 in the world of 103 (10,68%); 7 in Africa from 14 (57,14%)
32,68 % (6,54 % annual) ↘
min: 1,45; max: 6,09; max-min: 4,65 (76,27%); mid: 3,77;
2,32 (38,14%)
2,58 {% of female[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 93 in the world of 103 (10,68%); 6 in Africa from 14 (64,29%)
48,10 % (9,62 % annual) ↘
min: 0,268; max: 2,58; max-min: 2,31 (89,58%); mid: 1,42;
1,15 (44,79%)

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

8,23 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 99 in the world of 109 (10,09%); 7 in Africa from 16 (62,50%)
33,47 % (6,69 % annual) ↘
min: 4,93; max: 8,23; max-min: 3,31 (40,19%); mid: 6,58;
1,65 (20,10%)
11,53 {% of male[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 99 in the world of 109 (10,09%); 8 in Africa from 16 (56,25%)
26,77 % (5,35 % annual) ↘
min: 7,52; max: 11,53; max-min: 4,01 (34,75%); mid: 9,53;
2,00 (17,38%)
5,19 {% of female[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 102 in the world of 109 (7,34%); 10 in Africa from 16 (43,75%)
39,05 % (7,81 % annual) ↘
min: 2,80; max: 5,19; max-min: 2,39 (46,03%); mid: 4,00;
1,19 (23,02%)

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

1,94 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 39 in the world of 70 (45,71%); 1 in Africa from 3 (100%)
60,26 % (12,05 % annual) ↘
min: 1,16; max: 1,94; max-min: 0,778 (40,18%); mid: 1,55;
0,389 (20,09%)
2,90 {% of male[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 39 in the world of 70 (45,71%); 2 in Africa from 3 (66,67%)
46,55 % (9,31 % annual) ↘
min: 2,00; max: 2,90; max-min: 0,900 (31,03%); mid: 2,45;
0,450 (15,52%)
1,05 {% of female[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 49 in the world of 70 (31,43%); 2 in Africa from 3 (66,67%)
77,14 % (15,43 % annual) ↘
min: 0,508; max: 1,05; max-min: 0,538 (51,43%); mid: 0,777;
0,269 (25,71%)

Educational attainment, Doctoral or equivalent, population 25+, total

0,424 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 22 in the world of 55 (61,82%); 1 in Africa from 2 (100%)
52,22 % (10,44 % annual) ↘
min: 0,276; max: 0,424; max-min: 0,147 (34,81%); mid: 0,350;
0,074 (17,41%)
0,684 {% of male[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 18 in the world of 55 (69,09%); 1 in Africa from 2 (100%)
49,57 % (9,91 % annual) ↘
min: 0,458; max: 0,684; max-min: 0,226 (33,05%); mid: 0,571;
0,113 (16,52%)
0,184 {% of female[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 36 in the world of 53 (33,96%); 1 in Africa from 2 (100%)
38,95 % (7,79 % annual) ↘
min: 0,136; max: 0,184; max-min: 0,048 (25,97%); mid: 0,160;
0,024 (12,98%)

School in Senegal


Children out of school

27,16 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 146 in the world of 159 (8,81%); 33 in Africa from 44 (27,27%)
9,65 % (1,93 % annual) ↗
min: 26,79; max: 68,94; max-min: 42,14 (61,13%); mid: 47,87;
-20,71 (-76,23%)
30,15 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 133 in the world of 144 (8,33%); 32 in Africa from 42 (26,19%)
5,02 % (1,00 % annual) ↗
min: 29,54; max: 63,07; max-min: 33,53 (53,16%); mid: 46,30;
-16,15 (-53,57%)
24,11 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 128 in the world of 146 (13,01%); 26 in Africa from 41 (39,02%)
15,59 % (3,12 % annual) ↗
min: 24,00; max: 74,90; max-min: 50,90 (67,96%); mid: 49,45;
-25,34 (-105,12%)

Adolescents out of school

57,47 {% of total[?]}
(2006)
(ascending): 147 in the world of 149 (2,01%); 32 in Africa from 33 (6,06%)
4,88 % (0,976 % annual) ↘
min: 54,67; max: 62,49; max-min: 7,82 (12,52%); mid: 58,58;
-1,11 (-1,93%)
54,20 {% of male[?]}
(2006)
(ascending): 133 in the world of 135 (2,22%); 32 in Africa from 33 (6,06%)
6,43 % (1,29 % annual) ↘
min: 50,72; max: 58,89; max-min: 8,18 (13,88%); mid: 54,80;
-0,603 (-1,11%)
60,79 {% of female[?]}
(2006)
(ascending): 136 in the world of 137 (1,46%); 31 in Africa from 32 (6,25%)
3,48 % (0,695 % annual) ↘
min: 58,68; max: 66,14; max-min: 7,46 (11,28%); mid: 62,41;
-1,62 (-2,66%)

Government expenditure on education in Senegal


Government expenditure on education, total

5,60 % of GDP[?] (2010)
(descending): 38 in the world of 147 (74,83%); 10 in Africa from 39 (76,92%)

Government expenditure per student, primary

16,97 % of GDP per capita[?] (2010)
(descending): 94 in the world of 126 (26,19%); 18 in Africa from 33 (48,48%)

Government expenditure per student, secondary

28,97 % of GDP per capita[?] (2010)
(descending): 13 in the world of 125 (90,40%); 8 in Africa from 29 (75,86%)

Government expenditure per tertiary student as % of GDP per capita

193,57 % of GDP per capita[?] (2010)
(descending): 7 in the world of 115 (94,78%); 7 in Africa from 31 (80,65%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in Senegal


Pupil-teacher ratio in pre-primary education

17,22 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 84 in the world of 152 (45,39%); 12 in Africa from 43 (74,42%)
41,92 % (8,38 % annual) ↗
min: 17,22; max: 36,30; max-min: 19,08 (52,57%); mid: 26,76;
-9,54 (-55,42%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in primary education

31,59 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 139 in the world of 178 (22,47%); 19 in Africa from 52 (65,38%)
6,54 % (1,31 % annual) ↗
min: 31,59; max: 59,74; max-min: 28,15 (47,13%); mid: 45,66;
-14,08 (-44,57%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education

27,35 [?] (2011)
(ascending): 133 in the world of 153 (13,73%); 31 in Africa from 42 (28,57%)
0,600 % (0,120 % annual) ↘
min: 21,48; max: 34,46; max-min: 12,98 (37,67%); mid: 27,97;
-0,617 (-2,25%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

34,79 [?] (2008)
(2010) (ascending): 137 in the world of 147 (7,48%); 27 in Africa from 35 (25,71%)
17,32 % (3,46 % annual) ↘
min: 26,76; max: 43,49; max-min: 16,73 (38,48%); mid: 35,12;
-0,336 (-0,965%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

30,58 [?] (1992)
(1995) (ascending): 156 in the world of 158 (1,90%); 45 in Africa from 45 (2,22%)
16,21 % (3,24 % annual) ↘
min: 10,50; max: 30,58; max-min: 20,08 (65,65%); mid: 20,54;
10,04 (32,83%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

25,15 [?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 133 in the world of 145 (8,97%); 29 in Africa from 33 (15,15%)
20,46 % (4,09 % annual) ↘
min: 18,19; max: 25,15; max-min: 6,96 (27,66%); mid: 21,67;
3,48 (13,83%)

Literacy rate in Senegal


Literacy rate, adult

56,14 {(total)[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 142 in the world of 157 (10,19%); 38 in Africa from 52 (28,85%)
7,71 % (1,54 % annual) ↘
min: 24,65; max: 56,14; max-min: 31,49 (56,09%); mid: 40,39;
15,74 (28,05%)
68,47 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 137 in the world of 157 (13,38%); 36 in Africa from 52 (32,69%)
6,42 % (1,28 % annual) ↘
min: 36,90; max: 68,47; max-min: 31,57 (46,11%); mid: 52,69;
15,78 (23,05%)
43,80 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 142 in the world of 157 (10,19%); 39 in Africa from 52 (26,92%)
9,71 % (1,94 % annual) ↘
min: 17,86; max: 43,80; max-min: 25,94 (59,22%); mid: 30,83;
12,97 (29,61%)

Literacy rate, youth

0,837 {% of total[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 143 in the world of 156 (8,97%); 41 in Africa from 52 (23,08%)
7,16 % (1,43 % annual) ↘
min: 0,571; max: 0,837; max-min: 0,267 (31,85%); mid: 0,704;
0,133 (15,93%)
75,91 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 137 in the world of 156 (12,82%); 35 in Africa from 52 (34,62%)
2,41 % (0,482 % annual) ↘
min: 49,13; max: 75,91; max-min: 26,79 (35,28%); mid: 62,52;
13,39 (17,64%)
63,57 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 143 in the world of 156 (8,97%); 40 in Africa from 52 (25%)
9,39 % (1,88 % annual) ↘
min: 28,03; max: 63,57; max-min: 35,53 (55,90%); mid: 45,80;
17,77 (27,95%)