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Education > Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Djibouti 105.11 per 1,000 people 2005
2 Niger 98.23 per 1,000 people 2005
3 Congo, Republic of the 94.08 per 1,000 people 2005
4 Comoros 91.47 per 1,000 people 2000
5 Burkina Faso 90.87 per 1,000 people 2005
6 Guinea-Bissau 86.43 per 1,000 people 2001
7 Mali 82.31 per 1,000 people 2005
8 Sudan 81.92 per 1,000 people 2000
9 Eritrea 69.97 per 1,000 people 2005
10 Cote d'Ivoire 69.5 per 1,000 people 2003
11 Burundi 63.58 per 1,000 people 2005
12 Solomon Islands 57.75 per 1,000 people 2003
13 Angola 57.08 per 1,000 people 1998
14 Liberia 55.92 per 1,000 people 2000
15 Namibia 55.54 per 1,000 people 2005
16 Ghana 51.07 per 1,000 people 2005
17 Mauritania 42.44 per 1,000 people 2005
18 Rwanda 41.28 per 1,000 people 2005
19 Pakistan 40.46 per 1,000 people 2005
20 Mozambique 40.39 per 1,000 people 2005
21 The Gambia 39.34 per 1,000 people 2001
22 Maldives 38.11 per 1,000 people 2005
23 Swaziland 35.84 per 1,000 people 2004
24 Gabon 35.7 per 1,000 people 2001
25 Saudi Arabia 34.29 per 1,000 people 2005
26 Zimbabwe 33.37 per 1,000 people 2003
27 Senegal 31.03 per 1,000 people 2005
28 Oman 30.61 per 1,000 people 2005
29 Kenya 30.11 per 1,000 people 2005
30 Botswana 29.11 per 1,000 people 2005
31 Lesotho 23.12 per 1,000 people 2005
32 Laos 22.29 per 1,000 people 2005
33 Grenada 22.09 per 1,000 people 2005
34 Equatorial Guinea 21.82 per 1,000 people 2003
35 Zambia 19.52 per 1,000 people 2005
36 Morocco 17.41 per 1,000 people 2005
37 Dominica 17.17 per 1,000 people 2005
38 United Arab Emirates 16.71 per 1,000 people 2005
39 Tanzania 15.71 per 1,000 people 2005
40 Cape Verde 13.91 per 1,000 people 2005
41 Cayman Islands 12.89 per 1,000 people 2005
42 Dominican Republic 12.66 per 1,000 people 2005
43 Turkey 12.65 per 1,000 people 2004
44 Andorra 12.39 per 1,000 people 2005
45 South Africa 12.27 per 1,000 people 2004
46 Vietnam 12.11 per 1,000 people 2005
47 Colombia 11.85 per 1,000 people 2005
48 Jamaica 11.33 per 1,000 people 2004
49 Marshall Islands 11.07 per 1,000 people 2003
50 Kuwait 11.02 per 1,000 people 2005
51 Azerbaijan 10.82 per 1,000 people 2005
52 Georgia 10.69 per 1,000 people 2005
53 Nicaragua 10.38 per 1,000 people 2005
54 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10.25 per 1,000 people 2005
55 Madagascar 10.13 per 1,000 people 2005
56 Honduras 9.94 per 1,000 people 2004
57 The Bahamas 9.78 per 1,000 people 2005
58 Burma 9.65 per 1,000 people 2005
59 Malaysia 9.08 per 1,000 people 2003
60 Venezuela 8.86 per 1,000 people 2005
61 Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.81 per 1,000 people 2005
62 Malawi 8.8 per 1,000 people 2005
63 Mongolia 8.65 per 1,000 people 2005
64 Jordan 8.11 per 1,000 people 2004
65 Philippines 7.92 per 1,000 people 2004
66 Vanuatu 7.77 per 1,000 people 2005
67 Liechtenstein 7.29 per 1,000 people 2004
68 Macau 6.94 per 1,000 people 2005
69 El Salvador 6.92 per 1,000 people 2005
70 Luxembourg 6.33 per 1,000 people 2004
71 Ukraine 6.29 per 1,000 people 2005
72 Armenia 6.1 per 1,000 people 2005
73 Moldova 6.09 per 1,000 people 2005
74 Lebanon 6.01 per 1,000 people 2005
75 United States 5.52 per 1,000 people 2004
76 Bolivia 5.27 per 1,000 people 2004
77 Suriname 5.25 per 1,000 people 2005
78 Mauritius 4.81 per 1,000 people 2005
79 Kyrgyzstan 4.67 per 1,000 people 2005
80 Albania 4.57 per 1,000 people 2004
81 Iran 4.5 per 1,000 people 2005
82 Malta 4.48 per 1,000 people 2004
83 Brazil 4.41 per 1,000 people 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.11 per 1,000 people 2004
84 Syria 3.98 per 1,000 people 2002
85 Lithuania 3.93 per 1,000 people 2004
86 Belarus 3.88 per 1,000 people 2005
87 Australia 3.83 per 1,000 people 2004
88 Ireland 3.73 per 1,000 people 2004
89 Brunei 3.54 per 1,000 people 2005
90 Seychelles 3.52 per 1,000 people 2004
91 Croatia 3.18 per 1,000 people 2003
92 Egypt 3.02 per 1,000 people 2004
93 Tonga 2.7 per 1,000 people 2005
94 Saint Lucia 2.69 per 1,000 people 2005
95 Tajikistan 2.67 per 1,000 people 2005
96 Russia 2.57 per 1,000 people 2004
97 Sri Lanka 2.42 per 1,000 people 2004
98 Netherlands Antilles 2.39 per 1,000 people 2003
99 Estonia 2.39 per 1,000 people 2004
100 Israel 2.38 per 1,000 people 2004
101 Romania 2.16 per 1,000 people 2004
102 Poland 1.92 per 1,000 people 2004
103 Hong Kong 1.87 per 1,000 people 2005
104 Bahrain 1.83 per 1,000 people 2005
=105 Barbados 1.81 per 1,000 people 2005
=105 Hungary 1.81 per 1,000 people 2004
107 Tunisia 1.7 per 1,000 people 2004
108 Fiji 1.69 per 1,000 people 2005
109 Cuba 1.67 per 1,000 people 2005
110 Samoa 1.49 per 1,000 people 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 1.47 per 1,000 people 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.44 per 1,000 people 2004
111 Iceland 1.42 per 1,000 people 2004
European Union average (profile) 1.35 per 1,000 people 2002
112 Bulgaria 1.3 per 1,000 people 2004
113 Switzerland 1.25 per 1,000 people 2004
114 Bermuda 1.23 per 1,000 people 2005
115 Algeria 1.2 per 1,000 people 2005
116 Denmark 1.16 per 1,000 people 2004
117 Belize 1.13 per 1,000 people 2005
118 Indonesia 1.13 per 1,000 people 2004
119 Panama 1.12 per 1,000 people 2005
120 Sweden 1.06 per 1,000 people 2004
121 Cyprus 1.06 per 1,000 people 2004
122 Norway 1.04 per 1,000 people 2004
123 Serbia and Montenegro 1.02 per 1,000 people 2001
124 Netherlands 0.849 per 1,000 people 2004
125 Ecuador 0.836 per 1,000 people 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.673 per 1,000 people 2001
126 Belgium 0.67 per 1,000 people 2004
127 Kazakhstan 0.62 per 1,000 people 2005
128 Argentina 0.576 per 1,000 people 2003
129 Peru 0.53 per 1,000 people 2004
130 New Zealand 0.471 per 1,000 people 2004
131 Aruba 0.409 per 1,000 people 2005
132 Canada 0.4 per 1,000 people 2001
133 Kiribati 0.391 per 1,000 people 2002
134 Finland 0.374 per 1,000 people 2004
135 Qatar 0.367 per 1,000 people 2005
136 Portugal 0.333 per 1,000 people 2004
137 Spain 0.297 per 1,000 people 2004
138 South Korea 0.293 per 1,000 people 2005
139 Mexico 0.29 per 1,000 people 2004
140 Trinidad and Tobago 0.269 per 1,000 people 2005
141 France 0.236 per 1,000 people 2004
142 Greece 0.229 per 1,000 people 2004
143 Sao Tome and Principe 0.211 per 1,000 people 2005
144 Italy 0.192 per 1,000 people 2004
145 Slovenia 0.128 per 1,000 people 2004
146 Japan 0.054 per 1,000 people 2004
147 United Kingdom 0.018 per 1,000 people 2004

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"Countries Compared by Education > Children out of school > Primary > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Children-out-of-school/Primary/Per-capita

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