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High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Children out of school, primary per 1000

DEFINITION: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Chile 5.99 2011
2 United States 5.64 2011
3 Luxembourg 3.77 2011
4 Australia 3.06 2011
5 Austria 3.01 1989
6 Denmark 2.74 2010
7 Israel 2.65 2010
8 Poland 2.05 2011
9 Estonia 1.58 2010
10 Slovenia 1.48 2011
11 Iceland 1.38 2011
12 Ireland 1.28 2011
13 Finland 1.12 2011
14 Norway 0.626 2011
15 Belgium 0.618 2011
16 France 0.613 2011
17 South Korea 0.612 2011
18 New Zealand 0.587 2011
19 Switzerland 0.443 2011
20 Portugal 0.428 2010
21 Italy 0.421 2011
22 Sweden 0.32 2011
23 Greece 0.246 2010
24 United Kingdom 0.212 2011
25 Spain 0.164 2011
26 Germany 0.0884 2011
27 Canada 0.0615 2000
28 Netherlands 0.0465 2011
29 Japan 0.0322 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Children out of school, primary per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Education/Children-out-of-school,-primary-per-1000

High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Children out of school, primary per 1000

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Interesting observations about Education > Children out of school, primary per 1000

  • Japan has ranked last for children out of school, primary per 1000 since 1992.
  • Somalia ranked first for children out of school, primary per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 1980.
  • Haiti ranked first for children out of school, primary per 1000 amongst Former French colonies in 1997.
  • All of the top 3 countries by children out of school, primary per 1000 are Failed states’ .
  • Afghanistan ranked first for children out of school, primary per 1000 amongst Landlocked countries in 1993.
  • 17 of the top 18 countries by children out of school, primary per 1000 are Hot countries.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked first for children out of school, primary per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 1999.
  • Yemen ranked first for children out of school, primary per 1000 amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2012.
  • Niger has ranked in the top 3 for children out of school, primary per 1000 since 1973.
  • Sierra Leone ranked third for children out of school, primary per 1000 amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 1983.
  • China ranked first for children out of school, primary per 1000 amongst Cold countries in 1997.
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