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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Yemen 20.55 2012
2 Iraq 12.99 2007
3 Saudi Arabia 7.64 2012
4 Libya 5.03 1978
5 Lebanon 4.05 2012
6 Qatar 3.39 2005
7 Jordan 3.21 2011
8 Morocco 2.68 2012
9 Egypt 2.66 2011
10 Israel 2.65 2010
11 Oman 2.13 2012
12 Kuwait 1.37 2007
13 Bahrain 1.01 1999
14 Syria 0.864 2010
15 Algeria 0.658 2012
16 United Arab Emirates 0.626 2012
17 Tunisia 0.0473 2012
18 Iran 0.0454 2012

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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Education/Children-out-of-school,-primary-per-1000

Middle Eastern and North Africa 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.
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