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Education > Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Uganda 283.47 2002
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 246.46 1980
2 Maldives 241.36 2002
3 Malawi 238.67 2002
4 Lesotho 222.05 2002
5 Cambodia 218.12 2002
6 Gabon 217.7 2002
7 East Timor 210.74 2001
8 Namibia 206.7 2002
9 Sao Tome and Principe 202.99 2001
10 Vanuatu 193.19 2002
11 Swaziland 193.16 2002
12 Comoros 192.39 2002
13 Cape Verde 191.32 2002
14 Togo 190.31 2002
15 Nigeria 190.08 2002
16 Belize 187.42 2002
17 Zimbabwe 186.35 2003
18 Botswana 183.19 2002
19 Haiti 182.6 1997
20 Rwanda 182.09 2002
21 Liberia 181 1999
22 Tanzania 178.53 2003
23 Guatemala 176.42 2002
24 Nicaragua 175.93 2002
25 Syria 175.63 2002
26 Honduras 175.27 2001
27 Bolivia 174.64 2002
28 Paraguay 172.79 2002
29 Kiribati 172.76 2002
30 Tonga 172.63 2002
31 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 172.25 2002
32 Antigua and Barbuda 171.29 1999
33 Samoa 170.81 2002
34 Madagascar 170.68 2002
35 Iraq 169.61 2002
36 Kenya 169.4 2002
37 Marshall Islands 168.19 2001
38 Cameroon 166.76 2002
39 Benin 166.32 2002
40 El Salvador 164.39 2002
41 South Africa 163.96 2002
42 Nepal 163 2002
43 Zambia 162.97 2002
44 American Samoa 162.96 1991
45 Grenada 162.57 2002
46 Peru 160.23 2002
47 Philippines 160.22 2002
48 Yemen 159.04 2002
49 Laos 157.85 2002
50 Jordan 156.04 2002
51 Dominican Republic 153.84 2002
52 Saint Lucia 153.37 2002
53 Bhutan 152.71 2002
54 Ecuador 152.53 2002
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 152.35 2001
55 Puerto Rico 152.01 1981
56 Tuvalu 150.67 2001
57 Dominica 149.84 2002
58 Guyana 149.01 2002
Hot countries average (profile) 147.35 1982
59 Afghanistan 147.13 2002
60 Equatorial Guinea 146.64 2001
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 143.97 2002
Former British colonies average (profile) 143.52 2002
61 Algeria 141.61 2002
62 Fiji 141.17 2001
63 Mozambique 140.01 2002
64 Morocco 139.92 2002
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 139.34 2002
65 Libya 139.32 2002
66 Mexico 139.21 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 138.6 2002
67 Mauritania 137.07 2002
68 French Polynesia 136.69 1995
69 The Gambia 136.44 2002
70 Saint Kitts and Nevis 136.38 2002
71 Venezuela 136.18 2002
72 Oman 136.05 2002
73 Indonesia 135.1 2002
74 Suriname 134.68 2002
75 Sierra Leone 133.9 2000
76 Costa Rica 133.25 2002
77 Panama 132.11 2002
78 Ghana 131.96 2003
79 Argentina 130.61 2002
80 Tunisia 130.56 2002
81 Brunei 129.56 2002
82 Bangladesh 128.18 2002
83 Lebanon 127.8 2002
South Asia average (profile) 127.69 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 127.15 2002
84 Burundi 127.15 2002
85 Solomon Islands 126.69 2002
86 Colombia 126 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 125.79 2002
87 Chad 124.92 2002
OPEC countries average (profile) 124.57 2002
88 Guam 124.45 1988
89 Jamaica 124.28 2002
90 Senegal 123.88 2002
91 Malaysia 123.25 2002
Muslim countries average (profile) 122.84 2002
92 Cote d'Ivoire 122.71 2002
93 Guinea-Bissau 121.76 2000
94 Turkey 121.56 2002
Landlocked countries average (profile) 119.39 2002
95 New Caledonia 119.22 1994
96 Mali 118.97 2002
97 Guinea 118.67 2002
98 Israel 117.18 2002
99 Papua New Guinea 116.68 2002
100 India 116.62 2002
Religious countries average (profile) 115.87 2002
101 Egypt 115.29 2002
102 Seychelles 114.97 2002
103 Ethiopia 114.87 2003
104 Ireland 113.84 2002
failed states average (profile) 113.67 1986
105 Bahrain 111.78 2002
106 Vietnam 111.15 2002
107 Trinidad and Tobago 110.38 2002
108 The Bahamas 110.27 2002
109 Central African Republic 110.04 2002
110 Uruguay 109.65 2002
111 Iceland 109.45 2002
112 Mauritius 109.43 2002
Catholic countries average (profile) 109.11 2002
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 108.65 2002
113 Tajikistan 108.51 2002
114 Brazil 108.03 2002
115 Saudi Arabia 107.32 2002
116 Chile 107.13 2003
117 Qatar 105.56 2002
118 Aruba 104.18 2002
119 Iran 103.78 2002
120 Sudan 103.75 2002
121 Palau 101.13 2000
122 Uzbekistan 99.45 2002
123 Burma 99.25 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 99.07 2002
124 Australia 98.4 2002
125 Mongolia 97.69 2002
126 Norway 95.33 2002
127 China 95.02 2002
128 Thailand 94.79 2003
129 Macau 94.38 2002
130 Pakistan 93.82 2002
131 New Zealand 91.65 2002
132 Kyrgyzstan 90.05 2002
133 Democratic Republic of the Congo 89.46 1998
134 Sri Lanka 88.77 2003
135 South Korea 87.45 2003
136 Sweden 86.82 2002
137 United States 86.39 2002
138 Barbados 85.61 2002
139 Eritrea 83.92 2002
140 Turks and Caicos Islands 83.26 2002
141 Cayman Islands 82.62 2001
142 Cuba 82.53 2002
143 Burkina Faso 82.31 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 80.32 2002
144 Malta 80.08 2002
145 Netherlands 79.92 2002
146 Canada 79.86 2001
147 Bermuda 78.55 2001
148 Angola 78.25 1999
149 Denmark 78.09 2002
150 Poland 78.03 2002
151 Azerbaijan 77.78 2002
152 Albania 77.47 2002
153 United Arab Emirates 77.04 2002
154 Luxembourg 76.38 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 75.96 2002
155 United Kingdom 75.65 2002
156 Finland 75.52 2002
157 Kazakhstan 75.38 2002
158 Kuwait 75.21 2002
Cold countries average (profile) 74.57 2002
159 Portugal 74.06 2002
160 Estonia 73.73 2002
161 Belgium 73.72 2002
162 Switzerland 73.52 2002
163 Singapore 73.47 1996
164 Niger 72.57 2002
165 Hong Kong 72.28 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 65.62 2002
166 Liechtenstein 65.58 2002
Europe average (profile) 64.97 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 64.78 2002
167 Djibouti 64.51 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 64.47 2002
168 Cyprus 64.16 2002
European Union average (profile) 63.21 2002
169 Monaco 61.87 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 61.52 2002
170 France 61.35 2002
171 Spain 60.23 2002
172 Moldova 59.46 2002
173 Greece 59.34 2002
174 Andorra 57.82 2002
175 Japan 57.04 2002
176 Czech Republic 55.52 2002
177 Georgia 54.71 2002
178 Lithuania 52.91 2002
179 Slovakia 50.2 2002
180 Italy 48.62 2002
181 Austria 47.01 2002
182 San Marino 46.97 1999
183 Hungary 45.68 2002
184 Romania 45.44 2002
185 Belarus 44.3 2002
186 Latvia 44.2 2002
187 Armenia 44.2 2002
188 Slovenia 43.66 2002
189 Croatia 43.24 2002
190 Bulgaria 42.32 2002
191 Ukraine 40.67 2002
192 Germany 40.05 2002
193 Russia 37.28 2002
194 Somalia 32.38 1985

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Source: UNESCO UIS Data | 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/Education-enrolment-by-level/Primary-level-per-1000

Education > Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000

  • All of the top 2 countries by education enrolment by level > primary level per 1000 are Hot countries.
  • All of the top 3 countries by education enrolment by level > primary level per 1000 are Former British Colonies'.
  • Somalia has ranked last for education enrolment by level > primary level per 1000 since 1982.
  • 3 of the top 4 countries by education enrolment by level > primary level per 1000 are Christian.
  • 3 of the top 4 countries by education enrolment by level > primary level per 1000 are Landlocked.
  • Uganda has had the highest education enrolment by level > primary level per 1000 since 2000.
  • 3 of the top 4 countries by education enrolment by level > primary level per 1000 are Sub-Saharan African.
  • Maldives has ranked in the top 2 for education enrolment by level > primary level per 1000 since 1998.
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