Liberia

Background Information

Region

Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank income group

Low income

Percent of population aged 10-24

32% (UNFPA, 2020)

Total primary school age population (both sexes)

784,340 (UIS, 2020)

Total secondary school age population (both sexes)

691,665 (UIS, 2020)

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

36%

Source: UNSDG, 2013

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

136

Source: UN Human Development Reports, 2018

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

44%

Source: DHS, 2007

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

66%

Source: DHS, 2013

Education Snapshot Back to Top

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

6

Source: UIS, 2019

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

Source: UIS, 2018

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

  • Primary 28%

    (2016)

  • Lower secondary 41%

    (2016)

  • Upper secondary 49%

    (2016)

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

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Out-of-school rate

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