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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Primary education, pupils

DEFINITION: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Nigeria 20.68 million 2010
2 Ethiopia 14.53 million 2012
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 12 million 2012
4 Tanzania 8.25 million 2012
5 Uganda 8.1 million 2011
6 Kenya 7.15 million 2009
7 South Africa 7 million 2012
8 Mozambique 5.36 million 2012
9 Angola 5.03 million 2011
10 Sudan 4.74 million 2009
11 Madagascar 4.4 million 2012
12 Ghana 4.06 million 2012
13 Cameroon 3.85 million 2012
14 Malawi 3.69 million 2012
15 Zambia 3.14 million 2012
16 Cote d'Ivoire 2.92 million 2012
17 Rwanda 2.39 million 2012
18 Zimbabwe 2.36 million 2003
19 Burkina Faso 2.34 million 2012
20 Mali 2.11 million 2012
21 Chad 2.09 million 2012
22 Niger 2.05 million 2012
23 Benin 1.99 million 2012
24 Burundi 1.98 million 2012
25 Senegal 1.78 million 2012
26 Guinea 1.6 million 2012
27 Togo 1.37 million 2012
28 Sierra Leone 1.25 million 2012
29 Republic of the Congo 734,493 2012
30 Liberia 674,534 2011
31 Central African Republic 662,317 2012
32 Mauritania 553,584 2012
33 Somalia 457,132 2007
34 Namibia 415,454 2012
35 Lesotho 381,690 2012
36 Eritrea 334,245 2012
37 Botswana 330,775 2009
38 Gabon 317,946 2011
39 Guinea-Bissau 278,890 2010
40 The Gambia 244,033 2012
41 Swaziland 239,721 2011
42 Comoros 133,023 2012
43 Mauritius 113,634 2012
44 Equatorial Guinea 92,029 2012
45 Cape Verde 67,903 2012
46 Djibouti 63,612 2012
47 Sao Tome and Principe 33,893 2012
48 Seychelles 8,695 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education, pupils. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Education/Primary-education,-pupils

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Primary education, pupils

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Interesting observations about Education > Primary education, pupils

  • India ranked first for primary education, pupils amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Indonesia ranked first for primary education, pupils amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
  • China has ranked in the top 2 for primary education, pupils since 1970.
  • Nigeria ranked first for primary education, pupils amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2010.
  • Vietnam ranked first for primary education, pupils amongst Former French colonies in 2012.
  • Brazil ranked first for primary education, pupils amongst Christian countries in 1998.
  • Ethiopia ranked first for primary education, pupils amongst Landlocked countries in 2012.
  • All of the top 4 countries by primary education, pupils are Emerging markets'.
  • Tuvalu has ranked last for primary education, pupils since 2001.
  • Egypt ranked first for primary education, pupils amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2011.
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