Kiribati is a small state of the Commonwealth with a population of about 102,000 spread over islands and atolls covering an immense expanse of ocean. Kiribati is a contributor to COL’s budget. COL’s work with Kiribati is primarily through the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC).

 

School-age Population by Education Level1

13,529

 

10,389

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Secondary Education
for the school year ending 20081

90.9%

 

82.1%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Tertiary Education
for the school year ending 20131

n/a

 

n/a

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 1

47.7%

 

n/a

Secondary(2008)

 

Tertiary (2012)

 

 

1. UNESCO Institutue for Statitics Data Centre, retrieved in May, 2015

 

Literacy rate (2012)1

n/a

 

n/a

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Female

 

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Male

 

 

Economic Activity (2010)1

n/a

 

n/a

Adult (15+) economic activity
Female

 

Adult (15+) economic activity
Male

 

 

Political Decision Making (2014)1

9%

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

 

 

Life expectancy (2012)1

69

 

64

Female

 

Male

 

 

1. COL gender country profile April 2015 

 

8.8 16.6
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
1.1 0
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
6 11.5
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in April, 2015