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

279,045

 

172,310

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

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

55.7%

 

58.5%

Female

 

Male

 

 

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

2.5%

 

3.7%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 1

n/a

 

7.9%

Secondary

 

Tertiary (2012)

 

 

1. UNESCO Institute for Statistics Data Centre, retrieved in May 2018

1.9 139
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
0.1 21.2
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
9.3 18.5
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in May, 2018