Ghana - School enrollment

School enrollment, preprimary (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, preprimary (% gross) in Ghana was 114.55 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 120.86 in 2015 and a minimum value of 3.17 in 1971.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to programs at the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment and to provide a bridge between home and school.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 3.17
1973 4.03
1975 8.52
1978 21.44
1979 22.88
1980 27.00
1981 21.74
1982 19.24
1983 19.00
1984 19.52
1985 20.07
1986 21.21
1987 28.47
1988 33.00
1989 32.42
1990 35.71
1999 45.70
2000 59.89
2001 56.60
2002 60.20
2003 64.53
2004 66.38
2005 59.10
2006 79.70
2007 86.88
2008 97.65
2009 118.42
2011 110.78
2012 112.29
2013 114.31
2014 114.82
2015 120.86
2016 119.02
2017 116.79
2018 114.55

School enrollment, preprimary, female (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, preprimary, female (% gross) in Ghana was 115.55 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 122.41 in 2015 and a minimum value of 3.27 in 1971.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to programs at the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment and to provide a bridge between home and school.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 3.27
1973 4.23
1978 23.55
1979 24.70
1980 29.03
1981 20.26
1982 17.85
1984 18.21
1987 29.39
1988 33.27
1989 32.77
1990 35.13
1999 46.20
2000 60.47
2001 57.12
2002 60.72
2003 65.05
2004 66.18
2005 59.78
2006 81.48
2007 88.58
2008 99.19
2009 120.32
2011 112.43
2012 113.81
2013 115.84
2014 116.21
2015 122.41
2016 120.25
2017 118.06
2018 115.55

School enrollment, preprimary, male (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, preprimary, male (% gross) in Ghana was 113.58 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 119.38 in 2015 and a minimum value of 3.07 in 1971.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to programs at the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment and to provide a bridge between home and school.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 3.07
1973 3.85
1978 19.41
1979 21.13
1980 25.04
1981 23.18
1982 20.59
1984 20.80
1987 27.58
1988 32.73
1989 32.09
1990 36.26
1999 45.23
2000 59.32
2001 56.11
2002 59.70
2003 64.03
2004 66.56
2005 58.44
2006 77.98
2007 85.24
2008 96.17
2009 116.59
2011 109.21
2012 110.83
2013 112.83
2014 113.47
2015 119.38
2016 117.84
2017 115.58
2018 113.58

School enrollment, primary (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, primary (% gross) in Ghana was 103.57 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 108.34 in 2015 and a minimum value of 61.64 in 1974.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 64.09
1972 62.32
1973 63.21
1974 61.64
1975 62.02
1976 66.80
1977 68.20
1978 68.39
1979 69.58
1980 70.84
1981 73.13
1982 74.92
1983 73.45
1984 70.81
1985 72.67
1986 69.31
1987 70.54
1988 69.67
1989 73.33
1990 71.38
1991 79.48
1992 79.93
1993 79.00
1994 80.10
1995 78.41
1996 77.89
1997 80.46
1999 78.34
2000 82.87
2001 77.91
2002 81.00
2003 77.61
2004 80.76
2005 86.55
2006 90.67
2007 95.58
2008 101.02
2009 100.29
2011 102.97
2012 106.69
2013 106.10
2014 104.59
2015 108.34
2016 106.73
2017 105.51
2018 103.57

School enrollment, primary, female (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, primary, female (% gross) in Ghana was 104.21 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 108.32 in 2015 and a minimum value of 55.46 in 1975.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 58.39
1972 56.34
1973 56.94
1974 55.98
1975 55.46
1976 59.34
1977 60.65
1978 60.64
1979 62.15
1980 63.66
1981 66.12
1982 67.47
1983 66.10
1984 63.73
1985 64.56
1987 62.01
1988 62.94
1989 66.59
1990 65.21
1991 73.18
1992 74.35
1993 73.96
1994 75.29
1995 74.15
1999 75.15
2000 79.86
2001 75.51
2002 78.51
2003 75.42
2004 78.24
2005 84.72
2006 89.79
2007 94.73
2008 100.17
2009 99.46
2011 102.48
2012 106.58
2013 106.06
2014 104.56
2015 108.32
2016 107.40
2017 106.05
2018 104.21

School enrollment, primary, male (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, primary, male (% gross) in Ghana was 102.96 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 108.36 in 2015 and a minimum value of 67.05 in 1974.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 69.51
1972 68.01
1973 69.18
1974 67.05
1975 68.29
1976 73.94
1977 75.43
1978 75.82
1979 76.71
1980 77.76
1981 79.90
1982 82.13
1983 80.56
1984 77.67
1985 80.52
1987 78.78
1988 76.18
1989 79.84
1990 77.34
1991 85.56
1992 85.32
1993 83.84
1994 84.72
1995 82.51
1999 81.40
2000 85.76
2001 80.22
2002 83.39
2003 79.71
2004 83.18
2005 88.29
2006 91.50
2007 96.40
2008 101.84
2009 101.09
2011 103.44
2012 106.79
2013 106.14
2014 104.62
2015 108.36
2016 106.09
2017 104.99
2018 102.96

School enrollment, primary (% net)

The value for School enrollment, primary (% net) in Ghana was 84.48 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 89.29 in 2015 and a minimum value of 57.35 in 2001.

Definition: Net enrollment rate is the ratio of children of official school age who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1999 59.06
2000 62.48
2001 57.35
2002 59.90
2003 59.57
2005 63.71
2006 62.81
2007 68.15
2008 73.32
2009 72.36
2011 80.59
2012 79.39
2013 84.93
2014 86.99
2015 89.29
2016 86.38
2017 85.18
2018 84.48

School enrollment, primary, female (% net)

The value for School enrollment, primary, female (% net) in Ghana was 85.08 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 89.46 in 2015 and a minimum value of 56.84 in 2001.

Definition: Net enrollment rate is the ratio of children of official school age who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1999 57.90
2000 61.53
2001 56.84
2002 59.54
2003 59.57
2005 63.32
2006 63.05
2007 68.23
2008 73.56
2009 72.47
2011 80.68
2013 85.13
2014 87.16
2015 89.46
2016 87.10
2017 85.75
2018 85.08

School enrollment, primary, male (% net)

The value for School enrollment, primary, male (% net) in Ghana was 83.90 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 89.12 in 2015 and a minimum value of 57.83 in 2001.

Definition: Net enrollment rate is the ratio of children of official school age who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1999 60.18
2000 63.39
2001 57.83
2002 60.24
2003 59.58
2005 64.07
2006 62.59
2007 68.08
2008 73.10
2009 72.26
2011 80.50
2013 84.74
2014 86.83
2015 89.12
2016 85.69
2017 84.63
2018 83.90

School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary)

School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary) in Ghana was 27.85 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 27.85 in 2018, while its lowest value was 6.27 in 1987.

Definition: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1987 6.27
1988 6.47
1989 6.30
1991 7.31
1992 10.16
1993 9.72
1994 10.67
1995 10.85
1996 10.99
1997 13.13
1999 13.32
2000 17.41
2001 17.35
2002 18.28
2003 15.95
2004 18.00
2005 20.52
2006 15.18
2007 16.08
2008 17.29
2009 17.96
2011 19.29
2012 22.09
2013 23.12
2014 23.23
2015 25.27
2016 25.28
2017 25.81
2018 27.85

School enrollment, secondary (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, secondary (% gross) in Ghana was 71.32 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 71.32 in 2018 and a minimum value of 33.30 in 2001.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 41.98
1973 38.73
1974 36.09
1975 34.64
1976 34.43
1977 34.52
1978 34.28
1979 34.38
1980 35.72
1981 36.21
1982 35.38
1983 36.12
1984 36.32
1985 35.24
1986 35.69
1987 35.76
1988 37.94
1989 34.20
1990 35.05
1995 35.66
1999 35.03
2000 35.13
2001 33.30
2002 34.56
2003 35.76
2004 38.18
2005 40.03
2006 41.58
2007 45.33
2008 47.35
2009 48.80
2011 55.57
2012 56.44
2013 67.76
2014 64.06
2015 67.91
2016 68.90
2017 69.01
2018 71.32

School enrollment, secondary, female (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, secondary, female (% gross) in Ghana was 70.79 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 70.79 in 2018 and a minimum value of 26.88 in 1979.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 32.63
1973 31.06
1974 28.64
1975 27.54
1976 27.06
1977 26.93
1978 27.00
1979 26.88
1980 28.28
1981 28.17
1982 27.70
1983 27.68
1984 27.69
1985 27.03
1987 29.28
1988 30.22
1989 27.23
1990 27.84
1995 29.91
1999 31.16
2000 31.53
2001 30.37
2002 31.69
2003 32.88
2004 34.73
2005 36.43
2006 38.18
2007 42.38
2008 44.49
2009 45.74
2011 52.64
2012 53.44
2013 64.60
2014 62.03
2015 66.10
2016 67.75
2017 68.07
2018 70.79

School enrollment, secondary, male (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, secondary, male (% gross) in Ghana was 71.83 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 71.83 in 2018 and a minimum value of 36.11 in 2001.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 50.86
1973 45.99
1974 43.14
1975 41.36
1976 41.41
1977 41.72
1978 41.21
1979 41.51
1980 42.81
1981 43.88
1982 42.72
1983 44.23
1984 44.62
1985 43.16
1987 42.01
1988 45.40
1989 40.95
1990 42.02
1995 41.21
1999 38.75
2000 38.59
2001 36.11
2002 37.31
2003 38.52
2004 41.48
2005 43.48
2006 44.83
2007 48.16
2008 50.09
2009 51.74
2011 58.38
2012 59.31
2013 70.79
2014 66.01
2015 69.63
2016 70.01
2017 69.91
2018 71.83

School enrollment, secondary (% net)

The value for School enrollment, secondary (% net) in Ghana was 58.26 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 58.26 in 2018 and a minimum value of 30.42 in 2001.

Definition: Net enrollment rate is the ratio of children of official school age who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1999 31.74
2000 32.15
2001 30.42
2002 31.89
2003 32.86
2005 36.66
2006 38.07
2007 43.34
2008 44.02
2009 42.54
2013 52.66
2014 52.14
2015 55.58
2016 55.44
2017 55.44
2018 58.26

School enrollment, secondary, female (% net)

The value for School enrollment, secondary, female (% net) in Ghana was 58.78 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 58.78 in 2018 and a minimum value of 28.20 in 2001.

Definition: Net enrollment rate is the ratio of children of official school age who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1999 28.83
2000 29.32
2001 28.20
2002 29.70
2003 30.71
2005 33.89
2006 35.51
2007 40.96
2008 41.86
2009 40.67
2013 51.31
2014 51.39
2015 55.01
2016 55.50
2017 55.82
2018 58.78

School enrollment, secondary, male (% net)

The value for School enrollment, secondary, male (% net) in Ghana was 57.76 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 57.76 in 2018 and a minimum value of 32.56 in 2001.

Definition: Net enrollment rate is the ratio of children of official school age who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1999 34.54
2000 34.87
2001 32.56
2002 33.99
2003 34.91
2005 39.31
2006 40.52
2007 45.61
2008 46.08
2009 44.32
2013 53.95
2014 52.85
2015 56.14
2016 55.38
2017 55.08
2018 57.76

School enrollment, secondary, private (% of total secondary)

School enrollment, secondary, private (% of total secondary) in Ghana was 16.13 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 17.18 in 2015, while its lowest value was 7.13 in 1999.

Definition: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1999 7.13
2000 9.62
2001 10.47
2002 11.58
2005 14.21
2006 13.42
2007 14.86
2008 15.97
2009 14.95
2011 15.40
2012 15.91
2013 16.08
2014 16.23
2015 17.18
2016 16.77
2017 16.70
2018 16.13

School enrollment, tertiary (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, tertiary (% gross) in Ghana was 15.69 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16.01 in 2017 and a minimum value of 0.69 in 1971.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 0.69
1972 0.74
1973 0.81
1974 0.94
1975 0.99
1976 1.09
1982 1.50
1991 0.92
1992 1.06
1993 1.26
1994 1.28
2005 5.87
2006 5.24
2007 6.44
2008 8.48
2009 8.80
2011 11.77
2012 11.94
2013 13.83
2014 15.40
2015 15.69
2016 15.54
2017 16.01
2018 15.69

School enrollment, tertiary, female (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, tertiary, female (% gross) in Ghana was 13.57 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 13.57 in 2018 and a minimum value of 0.20 in 1971.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1971 0.20
1972 0.21
1973 0.24
1974 0.31
1975 0.42
1976 0.35
1982 0.63
1991 0.43
1992 0.50
1993 0.49
1994 0.60
2005 4.18
2006 3.60
2007 4.50
2008 5.21
2009 6.70
2011 8.95
2012 9.21
2013 10.81
2014 12.36
2015 12.85
2016 12.96
2017 13.42
2018 13.57

School enrollment, tertiary, male (% gross)

The value for School enrollment, tertiary, male (% gross) in Ghana was 17.72 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.49 in 2017 and a minimum value of 1.16 in 1971.

Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

See also:

Year Value
1971 1.16
1972 1.24
1973 1.36
1974 1.54
1975 1.54
1976 1.78
1982 2.34
1991 1.40
1992 1.60
1993 2.00
1994 1.94
2005 7.50
2006 6.83
2007 8.32
2008 11.62
2009 10.81
2011 14.47
2012 14.55
2013 16.71
2014 18.31
2015 18.40
2016 17.99
2017 18.49
2018 17.72

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Participation