A Polynesian island nation with a population of just under 10,000, Tuvalu is the fourth smallest country in the world. The literacy rate is high, so Tuvalu’s educational focus is on developing vocational skills. Tuvalu is a regular contributor to COL’s budget.

 

 

School-age Population by Education Level1

1,444

 

1,081

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

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

90.6%

 

77.1%

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

n/a

 

n/a

Secondary(2012)

 

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

7%

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

 

 

Life expectancy (2012)1

70

 

66

Female

 

Male

 

 

1. COL gender country profile April 2015 

 

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