# Burkina Faso - Primary completion rate

## Primary completion rate, female (% of relevant age group)

Primary completion rate, female (% of relevant age group) in Burkina Faso was 42.28 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 42.28 in 2010, while its lowest value was 4.43 in 1972.

Definition: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
1971 4.63
1972 4.43
1973 4.68
1974 4.76
1975 5.27
1976 5.31
1977 6.15
1978 6.13
1979 6.62
1980 6.52
1981 7.10
1982 7.26
1983 7.87
1984 9.08
1985 9.71
1987 11.19
1988 12.07
1989 11.93
1990 14.10
1991 15.10
1992 21.62
1993 19.35
1994 20.39
1995 15.27
1996 18.07
1999 18.00
2000 19.53
2001 20.21
2002 21.40
2003 23.29
2004 24.62
2005 25.87
2006 27.24
2007 29.07
2008 32.64
2009 38.58
2010 42.28

## Primary completion rate, male (% of relevant age group)

Primary completion rate, male (% of relevant age group) in Burkina Faso was 47.82 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 47.82 in 2010, while its lowest value was 8.07 in 1974.

Definition: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
1971 9.34
1972 8.57
1973 8.64
1974 8.07
1975 9.14
1976 9.35
1977 10.34
1978 10.64
1979 11.72
1980 11.47
1981 12.85
1982 12.98
1983 13.68
1984 14.38
1985 16.87
1987 19.21
1988 20.62
1989 20.39
1990 24.29
1991 24.52
1992 31.30
1993 32.53
1994 33.30
1995 21.76
1996 27.01
1999 25.82
2000 27.87
2001 29.48
2002 29.90
2003 31.19
2004 32.43
2005 33.71
2006 34.48
2007 37.01
2008 41.12
2009 45.05
2010 47.82

## Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group)

Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) in Burkina Faso was 45.10 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 45.10 in 2010, while its lowest value was 6.44 in 1974.

Definition: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
1971 7.02
1972 6.53
1973 6.69
1974 6.44
1975 7.23
1976 7.36
1977 8.28
1978 8.42
1979 9.21
1980 9.03
1981 10.02
1982 10.17
1983 10.82
1984 11.77
1985 13.35
1987 15.27
1988 16.41
1989 16.23
1990 19.28
1991 19.89
1992 26.54
1993 26.05
1994 26.95
1995 18.57
1996 22.61
1999 21.97
2000 23.77
2001 24.92
2002 25.72
2003 27.31
2004 28.59
2005 29.86
2006 30.92
2007 33.11
2008 36.95
2009 41.87
2010 45.10

## Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes