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Benin

Beninese and Beninois Elementary (primary) school Stats

Definitions

  • Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Spending on teaching materials: Percentage of public funding for primary education that is allocated for teaching materials.
  • Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Trained teachers > Both sexes: Percentage of all primary teachers with at least the minimum level of traning required to teach at the primary level.
  • Trained teachers > Men: Percentage of male primary teachers with at least the minimum level of traning required to teach at the primary level.
  • Trained teachers > Women: Percentage of female primary teachers with at least the minimum level of traning required to teach at the primary level.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Gender parity index 0.875 2011 104th out of 116
Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 90.78% 2010 3rd out of 49
Spending on teaching materials 7.89% 1998 1st out of 9
Students per teacher 44.15 2012 13th out of 77
Trained teachers > Both sexes 46.89% 2011 74th out of 77
Trained teachers > Men 46.82% 2011 58th out of 67
Trained teachers > Women 47.19% 2011 64th out of 67

Citation

Benin Education > Elementary (primary) school Profiles (Subcategories)

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