The total number of individuals registered as participants in a programme or activity.

Example of use

Worldwide, enrolment in higher education has been growing steadily: Between 2000 and 2014, the number of students in higher education institutions more than doubled, rising from 100 million to 207 million. In the same period, the global higher education gross enrolment ratio increased from 19% to 34% (UNESCO, 2017:1).  

Source :

UNESCO. 2017. Six ways to ensure higher education leaves no one behind. Policy Paper 30. Paris: IIEP-UNESCO