Net enrolment rate

definition

Enrolment of the official age group for a given level of education, expressed as a percentage of the population in that age group.

example of use

Had the rate of decline between 1999 and 2008 been maintained, the number of children out of school would be 23 million by 2015, just below the EFA target of a 97% net enrolment ratio (UNESCO, 2014: 53).

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