Education in Sierra Leone

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Education in Sierra Leone


The continent: Africa
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

School in Sierra Leone


Children out of school

0,676 {% of total[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 81 in the world of 174 (54,02%); 7 in Africa from 49 (87,76%)
1 774 % (354,75 % annual) ↗
min: 0,676; max: 50,38; max-min: 49,70 (98,66%); mid: 25,53;
-24,85 (-3 674%)
0,025 {% of male[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 47 in the world of 163 (71,78%); 5 in Africa from 48 (91,67%)
39 871 % (7 974 % annual) ↗
min: 0,025; max: 41,32; max-min: 41,30 (99,94%); mid: 20,67;
-20,65 (-82 591%)
1,32 {% of female[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 85 in the world of 166 (49,40%); 9 in Africa from 49 (83,67%)
1 055 % (210,92 % annual) ↗
min: 1,32; max: 59,05; max-min: 57,73 (97,76%); mid: 30,18;
-28,86 (-2 185%)

Adolescents out of school

30,90 {% of total[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 101 in the world of 122 (18,03%); 13 in Africa from 27 (55,56%)
28,94 {% of male[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 86 in the world of 104 (18,27%); 12 in Africa from 24 (54,17%)
32,82 {% of female[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 87 in the world of 104 (17,31%); 15 in Africa from 28 (50%)

Government expenditure on education in Sierra Leone


Government expenditure on education, total

2,76 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(descending): 116 in the world of 147 (21,77%); 27 in Africa from 39 (33,33%)
6,23 % (1,25 % annual) ↘
min: 2,41; max: 4,95; max-min: 2,54 (51,24%); mid: 3,68;
-0,921 (-33,35%)

Government expenditure per student, primary

5,62 % of GDP per capita[?] (2013)
(descending): 122 in the world of 126 (3,97%); 31 in Africa from 33 (9,09%)
26,33 % (5,27 % annual) ↗
min: 5,62; max: 7,04; max-min: 1,42 (20,14%); mid: 6,33;
-0,709 (-12,61%)

Government expenditure per student, secondary

7,94 % of GDP per capita[?] (2013)
(descending): 124 in the world of 125 (1,60%); 28 in Africa from 29 (6,90%)
66,97 % (13,39 % annual) ↗
min: 7,94; max: 11,93; max-min: 3,99 (33,43%); mid: 9,93;
-1,99 (-25,10%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in Sierra Leone


Pupil-teacher ratio in pre-primary education

18,83 [?] (2013)
(ascending): 66 in the world of 152 (57,24%); 10 in Africa from 43 (79,07%)
7,60 % (1,52 % annual) ↘
min: 17,24; max: 23,53; max-min: 6,30 (26,76%); mid: 20,38;
-1,55 (-8,25%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in primary education

34,83 [?] (2013)
(ascending): 151 in the world of 178 (15,73%); 29 in Africa from 52 (46,15%)
8,35 % (1,67 % annual) ↘
min: 30,14; max: 38,91; max-min: 8,78 (22,55%); mid: 34,52;
0,307 (0,883%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education

20,66 [?] (2013)
(ascending): 106 in the world of 153 (31,37%); 17 in Africa from 42 (61,90%)
2,25 % (0,449 % annual) ↗
min: 17,17; max: 31,51; max-min: 14,34 (45,52%); mid: 24,34;
-3,68 (-17,79%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

19,84 [?] (2013)
(ascending): 82 in the world of 130 (37,69%); 9 in Africa from 30 (73,33%)
1,92 % (0,384 % annual) ↘
min: 19,11; max: 22,59; max-min: 3,49 (15,42%); mid: 20,85;
-1,01 (-5,11%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

7,55 [?] (2002)
(2005) (ascending): 13 in the world of 164 (92,68%); 2 in Africa from 44 (97,73%)
5,13 % (1,03 % annual) ↗
min: 5,11; max: 8,02; max-min: 2,91 (36,28%); mid: 6,57;
0,980 (12,98%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

22,51 [?] (2013)
(ascending): 90 in the world of 124 (28,23%); 16 in Africa from 27 (44,44%)
13,40 % (2,68 % annual) ↗
min: 22,51; max: 33,80; max-min: 11,29 (33,41%); mid: 28,15;
-5,65 (-25,09%)

Literacy rate in Sierra Leone


Literacy rate, adult

48,61 {(total)[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 146 in the world of 157 (7,64%); 42 in Africa from 52 (21,15%)
12,39 % (2,48 % annual) ↘
min: 36,60; max: 48,61; max-min: 12,01 (24,70%); mid: 42,61;
6,00 (12,35%)
59,04 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 146 in the world of 157 (7,64%); 42 in Africa from 52 (21,15%)
9,50 % (1,90 % annual) ↘
min: 46,65; max: 59,04; max-min: 12,38 (20,98%); mid: 52,85;
6,19 (10,49%)
38,18 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 146 in the world of 157 (7,64%); 42 in Africa from 52 (21,15%)
16,88 % (3,38 % annual) ↘
min: 24,16; max: 38,18; max-min: 14,02 (36,73%); mid: 31,17;
7,01 (18,36%)

Literacy rate, youth

0,781 {% of total[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 149 in the world of 156 (5,13%); 46 in Africa from 52 (13,46%)
8,85 % (1,77 % annual) ↘
min: 0,627; max: 0,781; max-min: 0,154 (19,73%); mid: 0,704;
0,077 (9,87%)
75,79 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 138 in the world of 156 (12,18%); 36 in Africa from 52 (32,69%)
9,59 % (1,92 % annual) ↘
min: 59,61; max: 75,79; max-min: 16,18 (21,34%); mid: 67,70;
8,09 (10,67%)
59,17 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 144 in the world of 156 (8,33%); 41 in Africa from 52 (23,08%)
16,74 % (3,35 % annual) ↘
min: 37,36; max: 59,17; max-min: 21,81 (36,86%); mid: 48,26;
10,91 (18,43%)