Transition rate


Transition rate to secondary education. New entrants to the first grade of secondary education in a given year, expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils enrolled in the final grade of primary education in the previous year.

UNESCO. 2004. Education for All: The Quality Imperative: EFA Global Monitoring Report, 2005. Paris:UNESCO

Example of use

In the Republic of Korea, all pupils make the transition from primary to lower secondary education, while this is the case for fewer than three out of four pupils (74%) in Myanmar. A similar trend is found in South and West Asia, with Bhutan reaching a transition rate of 98% while Pakistan stands at 75%.

UNESCO. 2011. Global education digest 2011: comparing education statistics across the world. Paris: UNESCO