Education in Trinidad and Tobago

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Education in Trinidad and Tobago


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

59,63 {% of total[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 71 in the world of 122 (42,62%); 11 place in America 26 (61,54%)
0,868 % (0,174 % annual) ↗
min: 59,63; max: 59,76; max-min: 0,129 (0,217%); mid: 59,69;
-0,065 (-0,108%)
59,56 {% of male[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 75 in the world of 122 (39,34%); 11 place in America 26 (61,54%)
3,04 % (0,608 % annual) ↗
min: 59,56; max: 60,02; max-min: 0,453 (0,754%); mid: 59,79;
-0,226 (-0,380%)
59,69 {% of female[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 66 in the world of 122 (46,72%); 11 place in America 26 (61,54%)
1,25 % (0,249 % annual) ↘
min: 59,51; max: 59,69; max-min: 0,186 (0,312%); mid: 59,60;
0,093 (0,156%)

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

43,94 {% of total[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 13 in the world of 102 (88,24%); 5 place in America 23 (82,61%)
1,55 % (0,311 % annual) ↗
min: 43,94; max: 44,11; max-min: 0,171 (0,387%); mid: 44,03;
-0,085 (-0,194%)
45,87 {% of male[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 10 in the world of 102 (91,18%); 4 place in America 23 (86,96%)
2,04 % (0,409 % annual) ↗
min: 45,87; max: 46,10; max-min: 0,234 (0,508%); mid: 45,98;
-0,117 (-0,255%)
42,06 {% of female[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 16 in the world of 102 (85,29%); 6 place in America 23 (78,26%)
1,06 % (0,213 % annual) ↗
min: 42,06; max: 42,17; max-min: 0,112 (0,265%); mid: 42,12;
-0,056 (-0,133%)

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

94,63 {% of total[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 39 in the world of 111 (65,77%); 6 place in America 25 (80%)
1,69 % (0,338 % annual) ↘
min: 94,23; max: 94,63; max-min: 0,400 (0,422%); mid: 94,43;
0,200 (0,211%)
96,09 {% of male[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 39 in the world of 111 (65,77%); 5 place in America 25 (84%)
1,72 % (0,344 % annual) ↘
min: 95,68; max: 96,09; max-min: 0,413 (0,430%); mid: 95,88;
0,206 (0,215%)
93,20 {% of female[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 40 in the world of 111 (64,86%); 6 place in America 25 (80%)
1,65 % (0,330 % annual) ↘
min: 92,81; max: 93,20; max-min: 0,384 (0,412%); mid: 93,00;
0,192 (0,206%)

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

9,61 {% of total[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 89 in the world of 122 (27,87%); 22 place in America 26 (19,23%)
9,18 % (1,84 % annual) ↗
min: 9,61; max: 9,83; max-min: 0,221 (2,24%); mid: 9,72;
-0,110 (-1,15%)
8,93 {% of male[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 91 in the world of 122 (26,23%); 19 place in America 26 (30,77%)
16,98 % (3,40 % annual) ↘
min: 8,55; max: 8,93; max-min: 0,379 (4,24%); mid: 8,74;
0,190 (2,12%)
10,28 {% of female[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 93 in the world of 123 (25,20%); 22 place in America 26 (19,23%)
31,31 % (6,26 % annual) ↗
min: 10,28; max: 11,08; max-min: 0,804 (7,26%); mid: 10,68;
-0,402 (-3,91%)

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

56,73 {% of total[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 54 in the world of 125 (57,60%); 7 place in America 27 (77,78%)
2,04 % (0,407 % annual) ↗
min: 56,73; max: 57,02; max-min: 0,289 (0,507%); mid: 56,88;
-0,144 (-0,255%)
56,85 {% of male[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 55 in the world of 125 (56,80%); 8 place in America 27 (74,07%)
4,63 % (0,925 % annual) ↗
min: 56,85; max: 57,50; max-min: 0,657 (1,14%); mid: 57,17;
-0,329 (-0,578%)
56,63 {% of female[?]}
(2009)
(descending): 52 in the world of 125 (59,20%); 7 place in America 27 (77,78%)
0,496 % (0,099 % annual) ↘
min: 56,55; max: 56,63; max-min: 0,070 (0,124%); mid: 56,59;
0,035 (0,062%)

School in Trinidad and Tobago


Children out of school

1,27 {% of total[?]}
(2010)
(ascending): 35 in the world of 174 (80,46%); 8 place in America 35 (80%)
399,42 % (79,88 % annual) ↗
min: 1,27; max: 13,74; max-min: 12,48 (90,79%); mid: 7,51;
-6,24 (-492,63%)
0,941 {% of male[?]}
(2010)
(ascending): 66 in the world of 144 (54,86%); 9 place in America 29 (72,41%)
1,60 {% of female[?]}
(2010)
(ascending): 35 in the world of 166 (79,52%); 8 place in America 34 (79,41%)
296,03 % (59,21 % annual) ↗
min: 1,32; max: 13,36; max-min: 12,04 (90,12%); mid: 7,34;
-5,74 (-358,45%)

Adolescents out of school

11,73 {% of total[?]}
(2004)
(ascending): 91 in the world of 148 (39,19%); 22 place in America 32 (34,38%)
6,93 % (1,39 % annual) ↗
min: 11,73; max: 14,54; max-min: 2,81 (19,33%); mid: 13,14;
-1,41 (-11,98%)
12,45 {% of male[?]}
(2004)
(ascending): 78 in the world of 133 (42,11%); 21 place in America 31 (35,48%)
6,75 % (1,35 % annual) ↗
min: 12,45; max: 14,76; max-min: 2,31 (15,65%); mid: 13,60;
-1,15 (-9,28%)
11,00 {% of female[?]}
(2004)
(ascending): 68 in the world of 132 (49,24%); 18 place in America 30 (43,33%)
7,14 % (1,43 % annual) ↗
min: 11,00; max: 16,16; max-min: 5,16 (31,95%); mid: 13,58;
-2,58 (-23,48%)

Government expenditure on education in Trinidad and Tobago


Government expenditure on education, total

3,14 % of GDP[?] (2003)
(2005) (descending): 159 in the world of 177 (10,73%); 34 place in America 36 (8,33%)
12,15 % (2,43 % annual) ↘
min: 2,44; max: 5,87; max-min: 3,44 (58,48%); mid: 4,16;
-1,02 (-32,52%)

Government expenditure per student, primary

15,11 % of GDP per capita[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 51 in the world of 149 (66,44%); 9 place in America 34 (76,47%)
34,57 % (6,91 % annual) ↘
min: 8,58; max: 15,45; max-min: 6,87 (44,48%); mid: 12,02;
3,09 (20,46%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in Trinidad and Tobago


Pupil-teacher ratio in pre-primary education

13,53 [?] (2007)
(2010) (ascending): 52 in the world of 169 (69,82%); 11 place in America 36 (72,22%)
3,02 % (0,604 % annual) ↗
min: 12,82; max: 15,73; max-min: 2,91 (18,52%); mid: 14,27;
-0,741 (-5,47%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in primary education

17,58 [?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 84 in the world of 187 (55,61%); 20 place in America 39 (51,28%)
5,88 % (1,18 % annual) ↘
min: 15,94; max: 34,47; max-min: 18,53 (53,75%); mid: 25,20;
-7,62 (-43,37%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education

20,04 [?] (1981)
(1985) (ascending): 72 in the world of 151 (52,98%); 19 place in America 36 (50%)
2,48 % (0,496 % annual) ↗
min: 20,04; max: 24,51; max-min: 4,47 (18,25%); mid: 22,27;
-2,24 (-11,16%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

13,50 [?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 58 in the world of 147 (61,22%); 13 place in America 33 (63,64%)
22,10 % (4,42 % annual) ↗
min: 13,50; max: 21,95; max-min: 8,45 (38,50%); mid: 17,72;
-4,22 (-31,30%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

9,74 [?] (2004)
(2005) (ascending): 9 in the world of 164 (95,12%); 2 place in America 30 (96,67%)
47,12 % (9,42 % annual) ↗
min: 5,76; max: 21,88; max-min: 16,12 (73,66%); mid: 13,82;
-4,09 (-41,95%)

Literacy rate in Trinidad and Tobago


Literacy rate, adult

98,98 {(total)[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 29 in the world of 157 (82,17%); 2 place in America 28 (96,43%)
0,304 % (0,061 % annual) ↘
min: 94,99; max: 98,98; max-min: 3,98 (4,02%); mid: 96,98;
1,99 (2,01%)
99,25 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 30 in the world of 157 (81,53%); 2 place in America 28 (96,43%)
0,139 % (0,028 % annual) ↘
min: 96,52; max: 99,25; max-min: 2,73 (2,75%); mid: 97,88;
1,36 (1,37%)
98,70 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 30 in the world of 157 (81,53%); 4 place in America 28 (89,29%)
0,470 % (0,094 % annual) ↘
min: 93,46; max: 98,70; max-min: 5,24 (5,31%); mid: 96,08;
2,62 (2,65%)

Literacy rate, youth

1,00 {% of total[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 76 in the world of 156 (51,92%); 20 place in America 27 (29,63%)
0,0025983 % (0,0005197 % annual) ↘
min: 1; max: 1,00; max-min: 0,0004899 (0,049%); mid: 1,00;
-0,0000650 (-0,0064957%)
99,60 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 156 (77,56%); 2 place in America 27 (96,30%)
0,053 % (0,011 % annual) ↘
min: 99,20; max: 99,60; max-min: 0,406 (0,408%); mid: 99,40;
0,203 (0,204%)
99,62 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 156 (76,28%); 3 place in America 27 (92,59%)
0,055 % (0,011 % annual) ↘
min: 99,24; max: 99,62; max-min: 0,375 (0,377%); mid: 99,43;
0,188 (0,188%)