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Education Statistics Year 2013

Highlights
1.         Expenditure
For the year 2013, government expenditure on education was estimated at about
 Rs 13,584 million, representing 13% of total expenditure.
 
2.         Pre-primary education
  Pre-primary schools numbered 978 in March 2013 with an enrolment of 31,419 children (51% boys, 49% girls). The Gross Enrolment Ratio (number of students enrolled per 100 population aged 4-5) works out to 98% with an average of 13 pupils per teacher.
 
3.         Primary education
            As at March 2013, there were 320 primary schools with 108,853 pupils (51% boys, 49% girls). Total staff comprised 8,126 persons with 4,146 General Purpose Teachers and 1,366 Oriental Language teachers. The Gross Enrolment Ratio (number of students enrolled per 100 population aged 6-11) is 98% and the pupil/teacher (general purpose) ratio works out to 26.
 
4.         Secondary education
             I.      General
As at March 2013, there were 176 schools providing secondary education in the general stream. The secondary school enrolment was 113,872 (48% boys, 52% girls) and the number of teachers was 8,092. The Gross Enrolment Ratio (number of students enrolled per
100 population aged 12-19) works out to 71% and the pupil/teacher ratio 14.
 
          II.      Pre-vocational
   Pre-vocational education was dispensed in 116 schools in March 2013 with
an enrolment of 10,437 students (66% boys, 34% girls) and 738 teaching staff.
The pupil/teacher ratio was 14.
           
5.         CPE, SC & HSC Results
Pass rate for Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) examination increased from 68.6% in 2011 to 68.8% in 2012.  For the Cambridge School Certificate (SC), the pass rate decreased slightly from 76.7% in 2011 to 75.7% in 2012. For the Cambridge Higher School Certificate (HSC), it decreased slightly from 79.3% in 2011 to 79.1% in 2012.
 
6.         Tertiary Education
Tertiary level enrolment went up by 8.0 %, from 45,969 in 2011 to 49,625 in 2012.
 
September 2013
 
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