Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) rose to 6.19% in Sierra Leone in 2017

Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) (%)
Education | Sierra Leone | May 18, 2019
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Total repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment reached 6.19 % in 2017 in Sierra Leone, according to World Bank. This is 5.69 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, total repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 15.6 % in 2011 and an all time low of 5.86 % in 2016. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, total repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment in Burkina Faso amounted to 6.35 % and 19.7 % in Mali in 2017.

Sierra Leone has been ranked 22nd within the group of 83 countries we follow in terms of total repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 6.84% 6.85% 6.91% 6.23% 5.85% ...
Burkina Faso % 8.18% 7.38% 6.87% 5.59% 5.66% ...
Ghana % ... 2.77% 2.55% 2.65% 1.97% ...
Guinea % 14.2% 14.1% 13.6% ... 11.6% ... ...
Ivory Coast % ... 19.6% 20.2% 15.0% 15.2% 12.7% ...
Liberia % ... ... ... 6.04% 5.36% 6.05% ... ...
Mali % 19.2% 18.4% 20.1% 19.5% 20.9% ...
Mauritania % 3.71% 3.34% 3.49% 3.12% 8.06% ...
Niger % 3.51% 4.20% 3.85% 3.37% 2.51% ...
Senegal % 3.42% 2.79% 2.88% 2.73% 3.71% ...
Sierra Leone % ... 14.1% 13.7% 13.9% 13.4% 5.86% ...