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UIS STATISTICS IN BRIEF
 
Education (all levels) profile - Georgia
Central Asia
  General information
  2011
Total population (000)
  4 329
Annual population growth rate (%) ^
  0.7
Population 0-14 years (%)
  17
Rural population (%) ^
  47
Total fertility rate (births per woman) ^
 (2010) 1.6
Infant mortality rate (0/00) ^
  18
Life expectancy at birth (years) ^
 (2010) 73
HIV rate (%) in adults (15-49 years) ^
  0.2
Poverty (% of pop. on less than $2 a day) ^
 (2010) 36
GDP per capita (PPP) US$  ^
  5 465
GDP growth rate (%) ^
  7.0
Total debt service as a % of GNI ^
  11.4
Children of primary school-age who are out of school  (%)
  1

  Participation in education
Percentages of children in school are represented by Gross Enrolment Ratios (GER) and Net Enrolment Ratios (NER). GER is the number of pupils enrolled in a given level of education regardless of age expressed as a percentage of the population in the theoretical age group for that level of education. The GER may be greater than 100% when students younger or older than the official age for a given level of education are enrolled in that level. NER is the number of pupils in the theoretical age group who are enrolled expressed as a percentage of the same population.
 
Pre-primary enrolment
Pre-primary 1991 1999 2002 2011 2011
Regional average
GER
(%)
MF
  59
  35
  43
  ...
  32
M
  ...
  36
  42
  ...
  32
F
  ...
  35
  44
  ...
  32
Primary enrolment
Primary 1991 1999 2002 2011 2011
Regional average
 GER
(%)
MF
  97
  94
  92
  107
  100
M
  98
  94
  92
  106
  101
F
  97
  94
  93
  109
  99
  NER 
(%)
 MF
  ...
  ...
  ...
  98
  91
M
  ...
  ...
  ...
  ...
  91
F
  ...
  ...
  ...
  ...
  90

Secondary enrolment
Secondary 1991 1999 2002 2011 2011
Regional average
GER
(%)
MF
  95
  79
  81
  ...
  99
M
  96
  80
  81
  ...
  100
F
  93
  78
  80
  ...
  97
NER
(%)
 MF
  ...
  76
  ...
  ...
 (**) 89
M
  ...
  76
  ...
  ...
 (**) 90
F
  ...
  76
  ...
  ...
 (**) 88
Tertiary enrolment
30% of the population of tertiary age are in tertiary education
Tertiary 1991 1999 2002 2011 2011
Regional average
GER
(%)
 MF
  37
  36
  41
  30
  24
M
  38
  35
  42
  27
  23
F
  35
  37
  41
  33
  25

  Progression and completion in education
 2011
School life expectancy ISCED 1-6 (years)
 (2009) 13.2
Percentage of repeaters, primary (%)
  ...
Survival rate to grade 5 (%)
  95
Gross intake rate to last grade of primary (%)
 (2012) 108
Primary to secondary transition rate (%)
  98

The gross intake rate to last grade of primary may be greater than 100% when students younger or older than the theoretical entrance age enter the last grade.

  Resources for education
 2011
Pupil / teacher ratio (primary)
 (2012) 6
Public expenditure on education :
     as % of GDP
  2.7
     as % of total government expenditure
  9.3
Distribution of public expenditure per level (%) - 2011 :
     pre-primary
  15
     primary
  38
     secondary
  43
     tertiary
  1
     unknown
  4
9.3% of government spending goes to education
Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. 

 Literacy rates
Literacy rates 1990 2011 2011
Regional average
  Adult
(15+)
%
MF
  ...
 (**) 99.7
  99.5
M
  ...
 (**) 99.8
  99.6
F
  ...
 (**) 99.7
  99.4
  Youth 
(15-24)
%
 MF
  ...
 (**) 99.8
  99.7
M
  ...
 (**) 99.8
  99.6
F
  ...
 (**) 99.9
  99.8
99.7% of adults and 99.8% of youth are literate
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Footnotes:
All the education statistics, with the exception of the literacy data, refer to the year 2011 unless otherwise noted. For more information on rates of out of school children, or other indicators see the online education glossary.
** UIS estimation
^ World Bank World Development Indicators