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Ghana - School life expectancy in secondary education

11.0 (years) in 2015

In 2015, school life expectancy in secondary education for Ghana was 11 years. School life expectancy in secondary education of Ghana increased from 6.9 years in 1988 to 11 years in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 2.54 %.

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What is school life expectancy in secondary education?

School life expectancy (years). Primary to secondary. Total is the total number of years of schooling which a child of a certain age can expect to receive in the future, assuming that the probability of his or her being enrolled in school at any particular age is equal to the current enrollment ratio for that age. For a child of a certain age a, the school life expectancy is calculated as the sum of the age specific enrolment rates for the levels of education specified. The part of the enrolment that is not distributed by age is divided by the school-age population for the level of education they are enrolled in, and multiplied by the duration of that level of education. The result is then added to the sum of the age-specific enrolment rates. The expected number of years does not necessarily coincide with the expected number of grades of education completed because of repetition.

What is Ghana school life expectancy in secondary education?

Date Value Change, %
2015 11.0 4.30 %
2014 10.6 -3.21 %
2013 10.9 0.57 %
2012 10.9 2.55 %
2011 10.6 5.13 %
2009 10.1 1.30 %
2008 10.0 5.28 %
2007 9.5 7.51 %
2006 8.8 5.15 %
2005 8.4 6.32 %
2004 7.9 5.64 %
2003 7.5

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