Albania

Background Information

Region

Europe & Central Asia

World Bank income group

Upper middle income

Percent of population aged 10-24

20% (UNFPA, 2020)

Total primary school age population (both sexes)

161,924 (UIS, 2020)

Total secondary school age population (both sexes)

256,938 (UIS, 2020)

Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 18 (% of women aged 20-24)

12%

Source: UNSDG, 2018

Adolescent birth rate (per 1,000 women ages 15-19)

20

Source: UN Human Development Reports, 2018

Percentage of women who ever experienced physical violence since age 15

No data available

Percentage of married women employed in the last 12 months (% of married or in-union women 15-49)

46%

Source: DHS, 2018

Education Snapshot Back to Top

Number of years of free primary and secondary education guaranteed in legal frameworks (Years)

12

Source: UIS, 2019

Expenditure on education as a percentage of total government expenditure % GDP spent on education

Source: UIS, 2017

Proportion of schools with access to single-sex basic sanitation facilities

  • Primary 74%

    (2019)

  • Lower secondary 95%

    (2019)

  • Upper secondary 90%

    (2019)

Source: UIS

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in reading

No data available

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in mathematics

No data available

Completion rate

Primary school age
  • Female 96%

  • Male 94%

Female: UIS, 2017

Male: UIS, 2017

Lower secondary school age
  • Female 94%

  • Male 93%

Female: UIS, 2017

Male: UIS, 2017

Upper secondary school age
  • Female 82%

  • Male 79%

Female: UIS, 2017

Male: UIS, 2017


Out-of-school rate

Primary school
  • Female 4%

  • Male 4%

Female: UIS, 2017

Male: UIS, 2017

Lower secondary school
  • Female 5%

  • Male 5%

Female: UIS, 2017

Male: UIS, 2017

Upper secondary school
  • Female 19%

  • Male 22%

Female: UIS, 2017

Male: UIS, 2017

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