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Gambia

Gambia Education Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Child care (preschool) > Duration 4 2012 6th out of 204
Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3 2012 84th out of 204
Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 36.53 1999 4th out of 125
College and university > Gender parity index 0.222 2004 125th out of 141
College and university > Private school share 0.0 2008 100th out of 106
College and university > Share of total education spending 7.36% 2012 16th out of 18
College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 16% 2004 6th out of 7
Compulsary education duration 6 2011 162nd out of 188
Compulsary education starting age 7 2011 6th out of 188
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6 2012 44th out of 212
Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 4.07% 2012 7th out of 22
High school > Gender parity index 0.946 2010 111th out of 141
High school > Lower secondary school duration 3 2012 93th out of 205
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3 2012 60th out of 205
Tertiary > Students studying abroad 1,271.64 2011 166th out of 203

Citation

"Gambia Education Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Gambia/Education

  • Gambia has ranked in the top 3 for elementary (primary) school) > share of total education spending since 2009.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 5 for elementary (primary) school) > proportion spent on all staff salaries since 2006.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 6 for child care (preschool) > students per teacher since 1992.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 6 for child care (preschool) > duration since 2006.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 14 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1977.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 16 for high school > lower secondary starting age since 1977.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 11 for compulsary education starting age since 1999.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 7 for high school> proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries since 2011.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 16 for elementary (primary) school > proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries since 2001.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 14 for school attendance of orphans since 2000.