The Gambia, having left the Commonwealth in 2013, rejoined on 8 February 2018. It is the smallest nation in mainland Africa. 

 

 

School-age Population by Education Level1

304,846

 

197,631

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Secondary Education
for the school year ending 20101

49.1%

 

51.2%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Tertiary Education
for the school year ending 20121

2.2%

 

3.2%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 1

n/a

 

7.9%

Secondary

 

Tertiary (2012)

 

 

1. UNESCO Institute for Statistics Data Centre, retrieved in March 2020

1.9 139.5
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
0.2 36.8
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
9.6 19.8
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in March 2020