Armenia

Background Information

Region

Europe & Central Asia

World Bank income group

Upper middle income

Percent of population aged 10-24

18% (UNFPA, 2020)

Total primary school age population (both sexes)

169,786 (UIS, 2020)

Total secondary school age population (both sexes)

294,730 (UIS, 2020)

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

5%

Source: UNSDG, 2016

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

22

Source: UN Human Development Reports, 2018

Percentage of women who ever experienced physical violence since age 15 (% of women 15-49)

6%

Source: DHS, 2016

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

42%

Source: DHS, 2016

Education Snapshot Back to Top

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

12

Source: UIS, 2020

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

No data available

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

  • Female 56%

  • Male 53%

Female: UIS, 2015

Male: UIS, 2015


Completion rate

Primary school age
  • Female 99%

  • Male 99%

Female: UIS, 2016

Male: UIS, 2016

Lower secondary school age
  • Female 99%

  • Male 95%

Female: UIS, 2016

Male: UIS, 2016

Upper secondary school age
  • Female 74%

  • Male 55%

Female: UIS, 2016

Male: UIS, 2016


Out-of-school rate

Primary school
  • Female 4%

  • Male 5%

Female: UIS, 2016

Male: UIS, 2016

Lower secondary school
  • Female 1%

  • Male 1%

Female: UIS, 2016

Male: UIS, 2016

Upper secondary school
  • Female 6%

  • Male 13%

Female: UIS, 2016

Male: UIS, 2016

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