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Education > Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Djibouti 107.35 2005
2 Niger 103.99 2005
3 Sudan 97.21 2000
4 Comoros 93.55 2000
5 Guinea-Bissau 93.36 2001
6 Mali 93.18 2005
7 Burkina Faso 89.55 2005
8 Cote d'Ivoire 72.35 2003
9 Eritrea 63.45 2005
10 Burundi 61.75 2005
11 Liberia 59.28 2000
12 Solomon Islands 58.72 2003
13 Angola 57.32 1998
14 Namibia 55.65 2005
15 Ghana 52.81 2005
16 Maldives 42.16 2005
17 The Gambia 42.13 2001
18 Mauritania 41.39 2005
19 Pakistan 39.9 2005
20 Rwanda 39.56 2005
21 Mozambique 38.05 2005
22 Gabon 36.89 2001
23 Swaziland 36.66 2004
24 Zimbabwe 33.87 2003
25 Saudi Arabia 32.11 2005
26 Senegal 32.1 2005
27 Oman 31.15 2005
28 Kenya 28.83 2005
29 Botswana 27.39 2005
30 Grenada 22.85 2005
31 Laos 21.8 2005
32 Lesotho 21.55 2005
33 Zambia 19.86 2005
34 Equatorial Guinea 18.46 2003
35 United Arab Emirates 18.26 2005
36 Dominica 17.52 2005
37 Morocco 17.42 2005
38 Tanzania 15.57 2005
39 Cape Verde 14.72 2005
40 Turkey 13.46 2004
41 Dominican Republic 12.83 2005
42 Marshall Islands 12.53 2003
43 Colombia 12.33 2005
44 Vietnam 12.22 2005
45 South Africa 12.19 2004
46 Kuwait 12.17 2005
47 Cayman Islands 11.93 2005
48 Jamaica 11.35 2004
49 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 11.22 2005
50 Georgia 10.97 2005
51 Azerbaijan 10.82 2005
52 Honduras 10.36 2004
53 Madagascar 10.3 2005
54 Andorra 10.1 2005
55 Nicaragua 9.8 2005
56 Burma 9.71 2005
57 The Bahamas 9.6 2005
58 Malaysia 8.91 2003
59 Venezuela 8.81 2005
60 Malawi 8.77 2005
61 Mongolia 8.74 2005
62 Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.61 2005
63 Jordan 8.11 2004
64 Vanuatu 7.85 2005
65 El Salvador 7.84 2005
66 Philippines 7.67 2004
67 Liechtenstein 7.29 2004
68 Macau 6.82 2005
69 Moldova 6.57 2005
70 Ukraine 6.28 2005
71 Luxembourg 6.26 2004
72 Armenia 6.1 2005
73 Lebanon 6.04 2005
74 United States 5.54 2004
75 Bolivia 5.17 2004
76 Mauritius 4.81 2005
77 Suriname 4.72 2005
78 Kyrgyzstan 4.66 2005
79 Malta 4.48 2004
80 Albania 4.42 2004
81 Brazil 4.4 2003
82 Iran 4.37 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.16 2004
83 Syria 4.14 2002
84 Lithuania 3.93 2004
85 Belarus 3.93 2005
86 Australia 3.83 2004
87 Ireland 3.73 2004
88 Brunei 3.6 2005
89 Seychelles 3.56 2004
90 Croatia 3.18 2003
91 Palau 3.18 2000
92 Egypt 3.11 2004
93 Tonga 2.73 2005
94 Saint Lucia 2.68 2005
95 Tajikistan 2.58 2005
96 Russia 2.57 2004
97 Sri Lanka 2.42 2004
98 Estonia 2.39 2004
99 Israel 2.37 2004
100 Romania 2.16 2004
101 Poland 1.92 2004
102 Hong Kong 1.9 2005
103 Hungary 1.81 2004
104 Barbados 1.78 2005
105 Fiji 1.74 2005
106 Tunisia 1.7 2004
107 Cuba 1.67 2005
108 Samoa 1.53 2004
109 Bahrain 1.51 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 1.5 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.44 2004
110 Iceland 1.42 2004
European Union average (profile) 1.33 2002
111 Bulgaria 1.3 2004
112 Switzerland 1.25 2004
113 Belize 1.22 2005
114 Bermuda 1.22 2005
115 Algeria 1.16 2005
116 Denmark 1.16 2004
117 Indonesia 1.11 2004
118 Panama 1.08 2005
119 Sweden 1.06 2004
120 Norway 1.04 2004
121 Netherlands 0.849 2004
122 Ecuador 0.806 2004
123 Cyprus 0.771 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.672 2001
124 Belgium 0.67 2004
125 Kazakhstan 0.62 2005
126 Argentina 0.577 2003
127 Peru 0.533 2004
128 New Zealand 0.468 2004
129 Kiribati 0.431 2002
130 Aruba 0.41 2005
131 Canada 0.4 2001
132 Finland 0.374 2004
133 Qatar 0.363 2005
134 Portugal 0.333 2004
135 Spain 0.297 2004
136 South Korea 0.294 2005
137 Mexico 0.271 2004
138 Trinidad and Tobago 0.271 2005
139 Greece 0.229 2004
140 France 0.228 2004
141 Sao Tome and Principe 0.213 2005
142 Italy 0.192 2004
143 Slovenia 0.128 2004
144 Japan 0.0536 2004
145 United Kingdom 0.0179 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Children out of school > Primary per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. 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-per-1000

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