Education in Sri Lanka

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Education in Sri Lanka


The continent: Asia
  
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Educational attainment, at least completed lower secondary, population 25+, total

74,03 {% of total[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 49 in the world of 122 (60,66%); 11 place in Asia 35 (71,43%)
0,384 % (0,077 % annual) ↗
min: 73,93; max: 74,81; max-min: 0,884 (1,18%); mid: 74,37;
-0,347 (-0,469%)
75,53 {% of male[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 53 in the world of 122 (57,38%); 13 place in Asia 35 (65,71%)
0,654 % (0,131 % annual) ↗
min: 75,48; max: 76,75; max-min: 1,27 (1,65%); mid: 76,11;
-0,585 (-0,774%)
72,73 {% of female[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 47 in the world of 122 (62,30%); 10 place in Asia 35 (74,29%)
0,028 % (0,0056626 % annual) ↗
min: 72,59; max: 72,97; max-min: 0,376 (0,515%); mid: 72,78;
-0,047 (-0,065%)

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

29,64 {% of total[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 33 in the world of 102 (68,63%); 8 place in Asia 27 (74,07%)
7,52 % (1,50 % annual) ↗
min: 29,30; max: 35,30; max-min: 6,00 (16,98%); mid: 32,30;
-2,66 (-8,96%)
29,02 {% of male[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 32 in the world of 102 (69,61%); 9 place in Asia 27 (70,37%)
8,04 % (1,61 % annual) ↗
min: 28,73; max: 34,84; max-min: 6,11 (17,53%); mid: 31,79;
-2,77 (-9,55%)
30,18 {% of female[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 31 in the world of 102 (70,59%); 9 place in Asia 27 (70,37%)
7,15 % (1,43 % annual) ↗
min: 29,80; max: 35,73; max-min: 5,94 (16,62%); mid: 32,76;
-2,58 (-8,55%)

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

85,89 {% of total[?]}
(2001)
(descending): 56 in the world of 110 (50%); 13 place in Asia 33 (63,64%)
88,44 {% of male[?]}
(2001)
(descending): 57 in the world of 110 (49,09%); 16 place in Asia 33 (54,55%)
83,45 {% of female[?]}
(2001)
(descending): 56 in the world of 110 (50%); 12 place in Asia 33 (66,67%)

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

14,11 {% of total[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 71 in the world of 122 (42,62%); 23 place in Asia 35 (37,14%)
2,16 % (0,433 % annual) ↘
min: 13,70; max: 14,11; max-min: 0,404 (2,86%); mid: 13,91;
0,202 (1,43%)
13,28 {% of male[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 75 in the world of 122 (39,34%); 25 place in Asia 35 (31,43%)
0,809 % (0,162 % annual) ↘
min: 13,09; max: 13,28; max-min: 0,194 (1,46%); mid: 13,18;
0,094 (0,704%)
14,83 {% of female[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 66 in the world of 123 (47,15%); 21 place in Asia 35 (42,86%)
3,08 % (0,615 % annual) ↘
min: 14,11; max: 14,83; max-min: 0,714 (4,82%); mid: 14,47;
0,357 (2,41%)

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

56,10 {% of total[?]}
(2001)
(descending): 50 in the world of 114 (57,02%); 12 place in Asia 34 (67,65%)
56,62 {% of male[?]}
(2001)
(descending): 49 in the world of 114 (57,89%); 12 place in Asia 34 (67,65%)
55,61 {% of female[?]}
(2001)
(descending): 43 in the world of 114 (63,16%); 13 place in Asia 34 (64,71%)

School in Sri Lanka


Children out of school

2,67 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 38 in the world of 159 (76,73%); 8 place in Asia 38 (81,58%)
85,88 % (17,18 % annual) ↗
min: 0,075; max: 21,52; max-min: 21,44 (99,65%); mid: 10,80;
-8,13 (-304,97%)
1,79 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 18 in the world of 144 (88,19%); 5 place in Asia 33 (87,88%)
131,18 % (26,24 % annual) ↗
min: 0,477; max: 6,00; max-min: 5,52 (92,06%); mid: 3,24;
-1,45 (-80,80%)
3,55 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 44 in the world of 146 (70,55%); 7 place in Asia 32 (81,25%)
62,83 % (12,57 % annual) ↗
min: 0,287; max: 7,26; max-min: 6,98 (96,05%); mid: 3,78;
-0,225 (-6,35%)

Adolescents out of school

5,06 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 33 in the world of 122 (73,77%); 8 place in Asia 33 (78,79%)
31,92 % (6,38 % annual) ↗
min: 5,06; max: 6,86; max-min: 1,79 (26,16%); mid: 5,96;
-0,897 (-17,71%)
5,45 {% of male[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 25 in the world of 104 (76,92%); 5 place in Asia 27 (85,19%)
31,42 % (6,28 % annual) ↗
min: 5,45; max: 7,19; max-min: 1,75 (24,31%); mid: 6,32;
-0,875 (-16,06%)
4,68 {% of female[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 14 in the world of 104 (87,50%); 2 place in Asia 24 (95,83%)
32,34 % (6,47 % annual) ↗
min: 4,68; max: 6,51; max-min: 1,83 (28,16%); mid: 5,60;
-0,917 (-19,60%)

Government expenditure on education in Sri Lanka


Government expenditure on education, total

1,62 % of GDP[?] (2013)
(descending): 137 in the world of 147 (7,48%); 32 place in Asia 34 (8,82%)
5,96 % (1,19 % annual) ↗
min: 1,50; max: 3,34; max-min: 1,85 (55,25%); mid: 2,42;
-0,799 (-49,28%)

Government expenditure per student, primary

4,32 % of GDP per capita[?] (2013)
(descending): 117 in the world of 126 (7,94%); 25 place in Asia 27 (11,11%)
19,54 % (3,91 % annual) ↗
min: 4,15; max: 7,35; max-min: 3,20 (43,55%); mid: 5,75;
-1,43 (-33,07%)

Government expenditure per student, secondary

6,26 % of GDP per capita[?] (2013)
(descending): 114 in the world of 125 (9,60%); 29 place in Asia 29 (3,45%)
19,56 % (3,91 % annual) ↗
min: 5,96; max: 7,55; max-min: 1,58 (20,98%); mid: 6,75;
-0,498 (-7,97%)

Government expenditure per tertiary student as % of GDP per capita

23,56 % of GDP per capita[?] (2013)
(descending): 59 in the world of 115 (49,57%); 9 place in Asia 27 (70,37%)
5,44 % (1,09 % annual) ↘
min: 20,99; max: 27,66; max-min: 6,68 (24,13%); mid: 24,33;
-0,772 (-3,28%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in primary education

23,66 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 112 in the world of 178 (37,64%); 27 place in Asia 42 (38,10%)
1,08 % (0,216 % annual) ↗
min: 21,92; max: 31,93; max-min: 10,01 (31,34%); mid: 26,93;
-3,27 (-13,82%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education

17,28 [?] (2012)
(ascending): 97 in the world of 153 (37,25%); 22 place in Asia 34 (38,24%)
1,69 % (0,338 % annual) ↗
min: 17,26; max: 22,48; max-min: 5,23 (23,25%); mid: 19,87;
-2,59 (-14,97%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

17,34 [?] (2013)
(ascending): 89 in the world of 130 (32,31%); 22 place in Asia 31 (32,26%)
3,77 % (0,753 % annual) ↘
min: 16,51; max: 21,95; max-min: 5,44 (24,79%); mid: 19,23;
-1,89 (-10,91%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

45,22 [?] (2011)
(ascending): 126 in the world of 141 (11,35%); 37 place in Asia 40 (10%)
9,62 % (1,92 % annual) ↗
min: 7,41; max: 49,57; max-min: 42,17 (85,06%); mid: 28,49;
16,73 (37,00%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

18,16 [?] (2012)
(ascending): 89 in the world of 124 (29,03%); 17 place in Asia 26 (38,46%)
3,17 % (0,635 % annual) ↘
min: 17,88; max: 18,16; max-min: 0,288 (1,59%); mid: 18,02;
0,144 (0,794%)

Literacy rate in Sri Lanka


Literacy rate, adult

92,66 {(total)[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 157 (47,77%); 33 place in Asia 46 (30,43%)
1,50 % (0,301 % annual) ↘
min: 86,48; max: 92,66; max-min: 6,18 (6,67%); mid: 89,57;
3,09 (3,33%)
93,62 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 82 in the world of 157 (48,41%); 32 place in Asia 46 (32,61%)
1,11 % (0,222 % annual) ↘
min: 91,35; max: 93,62; max-min: 2,27 (2,42%); mid: 92,48;
1,13 (1,21%)
91,71 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 157 (47,77%); 31 place in Asia 46 (34,78%)
1,91 % (0,382 % annual) ↘
min: 82,02; max: 91,71; max-min: 9,69 (10,56%); mid: 86,87;
4,84 (5,28%)

Literacy rate, youth

1,01 {% of total[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 29 in the world of 156 (82,05%); 7 place in Asia 46 (86,96%)
0,110 % (0,022 % annual) ↗
min: 0,982; max: 1,01; max-min: 0,031 (3,09%); mid: 0,997;
0,011 (1,08%)
98,37 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 156 (55,77%); 26 place in Asia 46 (45,65%)
0,691 % (0,138 % annual) ↘
min: 91,88; max: 98,37; max-min: 6,49 (6,59%); mid: 95,12;
3,24 (3,30%)
99,17 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 60 in the world of 156 (62,18%); 24 place in Asia 46 (50%)
0,581 % (0,116 % annual) ↘
min: 90,19; max: 99,17; max-min: 8,97 (9,05%); mid: 94,68;
4,49 (4,52%)