Lesotho - Persistence to last grade of primary

Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort)

Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort) in Lesotho was 75.78 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 76.79 in 2009, while its lowest value was 30.11 in 1974.

Definition: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.

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

See also:

Year Value
1972 33.40
1973 35.16
1974 30.11
1975 41.67
1976 39.79
1977 36.60
1978 40.07
1979 39.53
1980 40.90
1981 41.17
1982 39.44
1983 41.71
1984 44.50
1985 41.19
1986 47.00
1987 47.21
1988 48.21
1989 54.03
1990 60.46
1991 58.27
1992 62.06
1993 67.82
1994 63.74
1996 67.83
1998 62.08
1999 66.61
2000 62.99
2001 67.71
2002 76.12
2003 64.76
2004 74.01
2005 71.23
2006 55.93
2007 76.17
2008 73.15
2009 76.79
2010 75.78

Persistence to last grade of primary, male (% of cohort)

Persistence to last grade of primary, male (% of cohort) in Lesotho was 57.76 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 61.86 in 2009, while its lowest value was 19.73 in 1974.

Definition: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.

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

See also:

Year Value
1972 24.71
1973 23.56
1974 19.73
1975 24.00
1976 23.58
1977 20.88
1978 21.77
1979 21.14
1980 21.01
1981 21.89
1982 20.83
1983 23.56
1984 25.69
1985 24.97
1986 27.95
1987 27.26
1988 28.01
1989 30.69
1990 34.12
1991 33.10
1992 37.19
1993 40.94
1994 39.29
1996 45.73
1998 47.07
1999 51.55
2000 47.44
2001 50.80
2002 58.20
2003 49.72
2004 49.22
2005 55.22
2006 37.81
2007 54.47
2008 46.40
2009 61.86
2010 57.76

Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort)

Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort) in Lesotho was 66.44 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 69.30 in 2009, while its lowest value was 25.46 in 1974.

Definition: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.

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

See also:

Year Value
1971 27.80
1972 29.53
1973 29.96
1974 25.46
1975 33.27
1976 32.13
1977 29.19
1978 31.48
1979 30.88
1980 31.53
1981 32.04
1982 30.54
1983 33.01
1984 35.27
1985 33.35
1986 37.75
1987 37.53
1988 38.39
1989 42.41
1990 47.43
1991 45.86
1992 49.83
1993 54.50
1994 51.54
1996 56.69
1998 54.57
1999 59.21
2000 55.03
2001 59.09
2002 67.00
2003 57.28
2004 61.27
2005 63.12
2006 46.40
2007 64.83
2008 58.85
2009 69.30
2010 66.44

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Efficiency