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Education > Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female 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 Afghanistan 71.13 1993
2 Somalia 67.5 1980
3 Sierra Leone 60.56 1983
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 53.82 1999
5 Liberia 47.76 2011
6 Eritrea 42.83 2012
7 Chad 38.86 2011
8 Nigeria 36.03 2010
9 Cote d'Ivoire 35 2009
10 Haiti 34.62 1997
11 Niger 34.62 2012
12 Papua New Guinea 33.52 1989
13 Burkina Faso 28.82 2012
14 Central African Republic 28.22 2012
15 Equatorial Guinea 26.09 2012
16 Burma 25.99 1978
17 Mali 24.86 2012
18 Guinea 24.07 2012
19 Guinea-Bissau 23.41 2010
20 Angola 22.57 2011
21 Djibouti 21.89 2012
22 Libya 20.43 1972
23 Mauritania 20.16 2012
24 The Gambia 18.95 2012
25 Ethiopia 18.02 2012
26 Pakistan 17.03 2012
27 Yemen 16.23 2012
28 Mozambique 16.07 2012
29 Madagascar 15.86 2003
30 Benin 15.84 2008
31 Zimbabwe 14.99 2003
32 Comoros 14.75 2007
33 Senegal 13.58 2012
34 Ghana 13.49 2012
35 Lesotho 13.32 2012
36 Kenya 13.18 2009
37 Swaziland 12.98 2007
38 Botswana 12.18 2009
39 Bolivia 11.63 2011
40 Cameroon 11.25 2012
41 Guyana 10.99 2011
42 Iraq 10.7 2007
43 Paraguay 10.56 2010
44 Togo 9.9 2008
45 Saint Lucia 9.9 2012
46 Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.86 2012
47 Antigua and Barbuda 8.77 2011
48 Rwanda 8.76 2010
49 Tonga 8.29 1999
50 Namibia 8.28 2012
51 Uganda 8.11 2011
52 Turks and Caicos Islands 7.52 2005
53 East Timor 7.38 2011
54 Philippines 7.25 2009
55 China 6.89 1997
56 South Africa 6.27 2012
57 Gabon 6.22 1997
58 Colombia 6.18 2012
59 Dominican Republic 6.15 2011
60 India 5.58 2003
61 Jamaica 5.52 2004
62 Malta 5.23 2011
63 Solomon Islands 5.14 2012
64 Puerto Rico 5.1 2011
65 Panama 4.66 2012
66 Burundi 4.47 2010
67 Bhutan 4.36 2012
68 Bermuda 4.29 2011
69 Suriname 4.18 2011
70 Nicaragua 4.09 2010
71 Albania 4.04 2003
72 Guatemala 3.99 2011
73 Maldives 3.94 2009
74 Venezuela 3.76 2012
75 Macau 3.73 2008
76 Zambia 3.63 2012
77 Azerbaijan 3.6 2011
78 Lebanon 3.59 2012
79 Honduras 3.55 2012
80 Republic of the Congo 3.44 2012
81 Uzbekistan 3.44 2011
82 Malaysia 3.16 2003
83 El Salvador 2.99 2011
84 Chile 2.96 2011
85 Malawi 2.86 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 2.8 2009
86 Laos 2.69 2012
87 Brunei 2.6 2012
88 Cape Verde 2.57 2012
89 United States 2.5 2011
90 Sri Lanka 2.47 2011
91 Romania 2.47 2011
92 French Polynesia 2.25 1996
93 Qatar 2.18 2002
94 Costa Rica 2.17 2011
95 Tanzania 2.16 2008
96 Seychelles 2.1 2009
97 Peru 2.09 2011
98 Thailand 2.07 2009
99 Saudi Arabia 2.07 2012
100 Jordan 2.06 2011
101 Vanuatu 2.01 2004
102 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.98 2011
103 Turkey 1.92 2011
104 Moldova 1.91 2012
105 Samoa 1.87 2012
106 San Marino 1.82 2009
107 Marshall Islands 1.76 2002
108 Cambodia 1.73 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1.65 2009
109 Nepal 1.6 2012
110 Iran 1.6 2005
111 Algeria 1.52 2009
112 Luxembourg 1.47 2011
113 Serbia 1.46 2012
114 Tajikistan 1.45 2011
115 Morocco 1.45 2012
116 Ecuador 1.37 2012
117 Austria 1.34 1989
118 Egypt 1.33 2004
119 Australia 1.32 2011
120 Kiribati 1.32 1989
121 Dominica 1.31 2010
122 Mongolia 1.19 2012
123 Barbados 1.17 2011
124 Cuba 1.14 2012
125 Israel 1.1 2010
126 Mexico 1.05 2011
127 Belarus 1.03 2012
128 Poland 0.983 2011
129 Denmark 0.947 2010
130 Aruba 0.947 2009
131 Kuwait 0.914 2007
132 Oman 0.893 2012
133 Bahrain 0.874 1999
134 Mauritius 0.837 2012
135 Bangladesh 0.828 2010
136 Syria 0.807 2009
137 Ireland 0.778 2011
138 Kyrgyzstan 0.77 2012
139 Trinidad and Tobago 0.767 2010
140 Estonia 0.742 2010
141 Netherlands 0.729 2006
142 Slovenia 0.633 2011
143 Russia 0.623 2009
European Union average (profile) 0.607 2010
144 Indonesia 0.565 2011
145 Finland 0.537 2011
146 Iceland 0.536 2011
147 Argentina 0.523 2003
148 Grenada 0.47 2009
149 United Arab Emirates 0.467 2012
150 The Bahamas 0.449 2009
151 Hong Kong 0.426 2012
152 Republic of Macedonia 0.411 2010
153 Uruguay 0.406 2009
154 South Korea 0.397 2011
155 Armenia 0.394 2007
156 Hungary 0.384 2011
157 Sao Tome and Principe 0.309 2008
158 Italy 0.295 2011
159 Bulgaria 0.284 2011
160 Lithuania 0.282 2011
161 Montenegro 0.277 2012
162 Norway 0.273 2011
163 Belgium 0.262 2011
164 Latvia 0.256 2011
165 Sweden 0.228 2011
166 Croatia 0.221 2011
167 Tunisia 0.219 2008
168 Georgia 0.201 2012
169 Japan 0.197 1984
170 Germany 0.196 2005
171 Cyprus 0.177 2011
172 New Zealand 0.162 2011
173 France 0.154 2011
174 Switzerland 0.132 2011
175 Belize 0.13 2012
176 Fiji 0.118 2011
177 Ukraine 0.116 2012
178 United Kingdom 0.116 2011
179 Portugal 0.105 2010
180 Kazakhstan 0.0946 2012
181 Canada 0.0578 1999
182 Greece 0.0505 2010
183 Spain 0.0437 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Children out of school, primary, female 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/stats/Education/Children-out-of-school,-primary,-female-per-1000

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

  • Afghanistan ranked first for children out of school, primary, female per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 1993.
  • All of the top 2 countries by children out of school, primary, female per 1000 are Failed states’ .
  • Somalia ranked first for children out of school, primary, female per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 1980.
  • Chad ranked first for children out of school, primary, female per 1000 amongst Former French colonies in 2011.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked first for children out of school, primary, female per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 1999.
  • Sierra Leone ranked second for children out of school, primary, female per 1000 amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 1983.
  • China ranked first for children out of school, primary, female per 1000 amongst Cold countries in 1997.
  • Libya ranked first for children out of school, primary, female per 1000 amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 1972.
  • Haiti ranked first for children out of school, primary, female per 1000 amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 1997.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for children out of school, primary, female per 1000 amongst Former Soviet republics in 2011.
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