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Education > Children out of school > Primary: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Pakistan 6.3 million 2005
2 Sudan 2.7 million 2000
3 United States 1.62 million 2004
4 Niger 1.37 million 2005
5 Cote d'Ivoire 1.22 million 2003
6 Burkina Faso 1.2 million 2005
7 Ghana 1.13 million 2005
8 Mali 1.11 million 2005
9 Kenya 1.03 million 2005
10 Vietnam 1.01 million 2005
11 Turkey 899,833 2004
12 Brazil 799,691 2003
13 Mozambique 799,431 2005
14 Saudi Arabia 792,714 2005
15 Angola 752,989 1998
16 Philippines 646,449 2004
17 Tanzania 604,378 2005
18 South Africa 568,936 2004
19 Colombia 532,592 2005
20 Morocco 524,848 2005
21 Burma 487,384 2005
22 Burundi 479,837 2005
23 Zimbabwe 429,275 2003
24 Congo, Republic of the 376,221 2005
25 Rwanda 373,055 2005
26 Russia 369,274 2004
27 Senegal 361,762 2005
28 Eritrea 307,984 2005
29 Iran 306,852 2005
30 Ukraine 296,005 2005
31 Indonesia 245,614 2004
32 Venezuela 235,577 2005
33 Zambia 227,759 2005
34 Malaysia 221,833 2003
35 Egypt 219,515 2004
36 Madagascar 188,401 2005
37 Liberia 171,431 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 159,819.83 2001
38 Mauritania 130,224 2005
39 Laos 126,224 2005
40 Guinea-Bissau 121,537 2001
41 Dominican Republic 119,848 2005
42 Malawi 113,349 2005
43 Namibia 112,813 2005
44 Azerbaijan 90,771 2005
45 Djibouti 83,363 2005
46 Oman 78,581 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 77,676.5 2004
47 Australia 77,047 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 77,015.76 2004
48 United Arab Emirates 75,754 2005
49 Poland 73,163 2004
50 Syria 70,395 2002
51 Honduras 70,026 2004
52 Nicaragua 53,436 2005
53 The Gambia 53,369 2001
54 Botswana 51,375 2005
55 Comoros 49,426 2000
56 Georgia 47,837 2005
57 El Salvador 47,632 2005
58 Bolivia 47,468 2004
59 Sri Lanka 47,067 2004
60 Romania 46,827 2004
61 Gabon 46,307 2001
62 Jordan 42,896 2004
63 Lesotho 41,497 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 40,225 2002
64 Swaziland 40,136 2004
65 Algeria 39,461 2005
66 Belarus 37,953 2005
67 Jamaica 29,931 2004
68 Mexico 29,642 2004
69 Kuwait 27,950 2005
70 Solomon Islands 26,210 2003
71 Lebanon 24,087 2005
72 Kyrgyzstan 24,041 2005
73 Moldova 23,607 2005
74 Mongolia 22,083 2005
75 Argentina 21,899 2003
76 Cuba 18,866 2005
77 Armenia 18,401 2005
78 Hungary 18,297 2004
79 Tajikistan 17,525 2005
80 Tunisia 16,875 2004
81 Israel 16,168 2004
82 Ireland 15,168 2004
83 Peru 14,606 2004
84 France 14,290 2004
85 Albania 14,204 2004
86 South Korea 14,161 2005
87 Croatia 14,129 2003
88 Netherlands 13,817 2004
89 Lithuania 13,512 2004
90 Hong Kong 12,977 2005
91 Spain 12,671 2004
92 Maldives 12,547 2005
93 Canada 12,419 2001
European Union average (profile) 12,215 2002
94 Italy 11,194 2004
95 Ecuador 10,901 2004
96 Equatorial Guinea 10,496 2003
97 Bulgaria 10,092 2004
98 Sweden 9,536 2004
99 Kazakhstan 9,393 2005
100 Switzerland 9,231 2004
101 Serbia and Montenegro 8,254 2001
102 Cape Verde 7,048 2005
103 Belgium 6,984 2004
104 Japan 6,844 2004
105 Denmark 6,276 2004
106 Mauritius 5,981 2005
107 Norway 4,789 2004
108 Panama 3,633 2005
109 Portugal 3,496 2004
110 Estonia 3,221 2004
111 Macau 3,192 2005
112 The Bahamas 3,159 2005
113 Luxembourg 2,868 2004
114 Greece 2,536 2004
115 Suriname 2,357 2005
116 Grenada 2,352 2005
117 Finland 1,957 2004
118 New Zealand 1,914 2004
119 Malta 1,798 2004
120 Vanuatu 1,643 2005
121 Fiji 1,428 2005
122 Bahrain 1,328 2005
123 Brunei 1,323 2005
124 Dominica 1,236 2005
125 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,220 2005
126 United Kingdom 1,069 2004
127 Andorra 820 2005
128 Cyprus 783 2004
129 Marshall Islands 653 2003
130 Cayman Islands 580 2005
131 Barbados 488 2005
132 Saint Lucia 444 2005
133 Netherlands Antilles 428 2003
134 Saint Kitts and Nevis 423 2005
135 Iceland 414 2004
136 Trinidad and Tobago 351 2005
137 Belize 331 2005
138 Qatar 298 2005
139 Seychelles 294 2004
140 Tonga 276 2005
141 Samoa 273 2004
142 Slovenia 256 2004
143 Liechtenstein 251 2004
144 Bermuda 78 2005
145 Palau 61 2000
146 Aruba 41 2005
147 Kiribati 37 2002
148 Sao Tome and Principe 33 2005

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Agriculture

Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Arable land > Hectares, Agricultural land > Sq. km, Arable land > Hectares per capita and 322 more

Background

What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, National tree, Full name and 21 more

Conflict

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Cost of living

TOP STATS: Average monthly disposable salary > After tax, Local purchasing power, Prices at markets > Loaf of bread > Fresh, white and 52 more

Crime

No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Violent crime > Murder rate, Violent crime > Murder rate per million people, Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate and 183 more

Culture

TOP STATS: Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts, Happy Planet Index, Food and drink > Beer consumption and 67 more

Disasters

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Economy

This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP, GDP per capita, Population below poverty line and 3717 more

Education

Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Children out of school, primary, Compulsary education duration, Pupil-teacher ratio, primary and 908 more

Energy

How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Commercial energy use, Electric power consumption > KWh per capita, Electricity > Consumption and 2387 more

Environment

How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Ecological footprint, Marine fish catch, Pollution perceptions > Air pollution and 331 more

Geography

All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Land area > Square miles, Geographic coordinates, Area > Comparative and 102 more

Government

This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

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Health

Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Births and maternity > Total fertility rate, Physicians > Per 1,000 people, Human height > Average female height and 529 more

Industry

Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Manufacturing output, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ per capita, Gross value added by construction and 94 more

Labor

You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

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Language

What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Major language(s), French status and 21 more

Lifestyle

Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

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Media

Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Internet > Internet users per thousand people, Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita, Internet users and 429 more

Military

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People

Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

TOP STATS: Population, Age distribution > Population aged 0-14, Ethnic groups and 1058 more

Religion

Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

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Sports

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Terrorism

This is a category which needs particular highlighting as the growing concern and need for awareness continues to press upon our front pages, in the minds of our leadership and politicians, and indeed, in our everyday conversations. We hope to expand this category into timely and essential data you can rely on to make sense of global and national security, political and societal violence, and our perceptions which are shaped by these notions.

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Transport

Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people, Road > Motorway length, Road network length > Km and 445 more

Travel

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Weather

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STAT
COUNTRIES COVERED
Female > Per capita 144
Male 146
Male > Per capita 145
Male per 1000 143

Interesting observations about Education > Children out of school > Primary

  • All of the top 2 countries by children out of school > primary are Failed states’ .
  • Pakistan ranked first for children out of school > primary amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for children out of school > primary amongst Christian countries in 2004.
  • Brazil ranked first for children out of school > primary amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2003.
  • All of the top 2 countries by children out of school > primary are Muslim.
  • Russia ranked first for children out of school > primary amongst Former Soviet republics in 2004.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for children out of school > primary amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2005.
  • Sudan ranked first for children out of school > primary amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2000.
  • Sao Tome and Principe has ranked last for children out of school > primary since 2003.
  • All of the top 3 countries by children out of school > primary are Former British Colonies'.
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