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Education > Primary education, pupils: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India 137.75 million 2011
2 China 99.71 million 2011
South Asia average (profile) 35.93 million 2011
3 Brazil 35.84 million 1998
4 Indonesia 30.66 million 2011
5 European Union 27.79 million 2011
6 United States 24.43 million 2011
7 Nigeria 20.68 million 2010
8 Bangladesh 18.43 million 2011
9 Pakistan 18.12 million 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 16.86 million 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 15.86 million 2011
10 Mexico 14.93 million 2011
11 Ethiopia 14.53 million 2012
12 Philippines 13.69 million 2009
13 Democratic Republic of the Congo 12 million 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 10.84 million 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 10.41 million 2009
14 Egypt 10.27 million 2011
15 Tanzania 8.25 million 2012
16 Uganda 8.1 million 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.64 million 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 7.55 million 2007
17 Kenya 7.15 million 2009
18 Vietnam 7.1 million 2012
19 Japan 7.03 million 2011
20 South Africa 7 million 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.71 million 2010
21 Turkey 6.58 million 2011
22 Iran 5.75 million 2012
23 Thailand 5.37 million 2009
24 Mozambique 5.36 million 2012
25 Afghanistan 5.29 million 2011
26 Burma 5.13 million 2010
27 Angola 5.03 million 2011
28 Russia 5.02 million 2009
29 Iraq 4.86 million 2007
30 Nepal 4.78 million 2012
31 Sudan 4.74 million 2009
32 Colombia 4.74 million 2012
33 Argentina 4.7 million 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 4.59 million 2010
34 United Kingdom 4.42 million 2011
35 Madagascar 4.4 million 2012
36 France 4.17 million 2011
37 Ghana 4.06 million 2012
38 Morocco 4.02 million 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 3.97 million 2010
39 Cameroon 3.85 million 2012
40 Malawi 3.69 million 2012
41 Yemen 3.68 million 2012
42 Peru 3.67 million 2011
43 Venezuela 3.49 million 2012
44 Algeria 3.45 million 2012
45 Saudi Arabia 3.44 million 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 3.42 million 2011
46 South Korea 3.14 million 2011
47 Zambia 3.14 million 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.1 million 2009
48 Germany 2.99 million 2011
49 Malaysia 2.95 million 2010
50 Cote d'Ivoire 2.92 million 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 2.88 million 1984
51 Italy 2.83 million 2011
52 Spain 2.77 million 2011
failed states average (profile) 2.71 million 1986
53 Guatemala 2.64 million 2011
54 Syria 2.55 million 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 2.54 million 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.48 million 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.41 million 2011
55 Rwanda 2.39 million 2012
56 Zimbabwe 2.36 million 2003
57 Burkina Faso 2.34 million 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 2.32 million 2012
58 Cambodia 2.19 million 2012
59 Poland 2.19 million 2011
60 Canada 2.17 million 2010
Christian countries average (profile) 2.13 million 2009
61 Ecuador 2.12 million 2012
62 Mali 2.11 million 2012
63 Chad 2.09 million 2012
64 Niger 2.05 million 2012
65 Australia 2.04 million 2011
66 Benin 1.99 million 2012
67 Burundi 1.98 million 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 1.97 million 2010
68 Uzbekistan 1.95 million 2011
69 Senegal 1.78 million 2012
70 Sri Lanka 1.74 million 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 1.68 million 2010
Landlocked countries average (profile) 1.64 million 2010
71 Guinea 1.6 million 2012
72 Ukraine 1.58 million 2012
73 Chile 1.52 million 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 1.49 million 2010
74 Haiti 1.49 million 1998
NATO countries average (profile) 1.42 million 2011
75 Bolivia 1.39 million 2011
76 Togo 1.37 million 2012
77 Dominican Republic 1.31 million 2011
78 Netherlands 1.29 million 2011
79 Sierra Leone 1.25 million 2012
80 Honduras 1.22 million 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 1.1 million 2011
European Union average (profile) 1.08 million 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 1.07 million 2010
81 Tunisia 1.05 million 2012
82 Kazakhstan 1.01 million 2012
83 Nicaragua 923,745 2010
84 El Salvador 900,681 2011
85 Laos 883,938 2012
Europe average (profile) 883,192.05 2011
86 Paraguay 839,291 2010
87 Jordan 834,958 2011
88 Romania 825,962 2011
89 Israel 807,424 2010
90 Cuba 803,194 2012
91 Libya 755,338 2006
92 Belgium 736,062 2011
93 Republic of the Congo 734,493 2012
94 Portugal 733,515 2010
95 Liberia 674,534 2011
96 Tajikistan 662,513 2012
97 Central African Republic 662,317 2012
98 Greece 642,639 2010
99 Papua New Guinea 600,557 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 595,917.08 2011
100 Sweden 578,486 2011
101 Mauritania 553,584 2012
102 Ireland 511,466 2011
103 Costa Rica 506,961 2011
104 Azerbaijan 491,479 2012
105 Switzerland 487,436 2011
106 Czech Republic 468,273 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 458,264.5 2011
107 Somalia 457,132 2007
108 Lebanon 456,206 2012
109 Panama 437,277 2012
110 Norway 423,333 2011
111 Namibia 415,454 2012
112 Kyrgyzstan 405,318 2012
113 Denmark 403,344 2010
114 Hungary 386,958 2011
115 Lesotho 381,690 2012
116 United Arab Emirates 364,017 2012
117 Belarus 351,780 2012
118 New Zealand 347,349 2011
119 Finland 345,615 2011
120 Uruguay 341,885 2010
121 Eritrea 334,245 2012
122 Botswana 330,775 2009
123 Austria 326,351 2011
124 Hong Kong 326,208 2012
125 Gabon 317,946 2011
Tourist destinations average (profile) 312,646.67 2005
126 Oman 299,471 2012
127 Jamaica 299,344 2010
128 Singapore 294,602 2009
129 Serbia 289,403 2012
130 Georgia 287,245 2012
131 Guinea-Bissau 278,890 2010
132 Puerto Rico 269,885 2011
133 Mongolia 256,584 2012
134 Bulgaria 255,086 2011
135 The Gambia 244,033 2012
136 East Timor 241,871 2011
137 Swaziland 239,721 2011
138 Kuwait 230,280 2012
139 Slovakia 209,213 2011
140 Albania 206,617 2012
141 Bosnia and Herzegovina 166,620 2012
142 Croatia 162,186 2011
143 Armenia 138,470 2012
144 Moldova 138,095 2012
145 Comoros 133,023 2012
146 Trinidad and Tobago 131,350 2010
147 Solomon Islands 121,437 2012
148 Lithuania 115,581 2011
149 Latvia 113,668 2011
150 Mauritius 113,634 2012
151 Republic of Macedonia 110,759 2010
152 Bhutan 110,575 2012
153 Slovenia 106,946 2011
154 Qatar 101,424 2012
155 Fiji 101,384 2011
156 Guyana 98,662 2011
157 Bahrain 95,524 2012
158 Equatorial Guinea 92,029 2012
159 Estonia 72,955 2010
160 Suriname 71,606 2011
161 Cape Verde 67,903 2012
162 Djibouti 63,612 2012
163 Cyprus 54,371 2011
164 Belize 53,605 2012
165 Brunei 42,753 2012
166 Vanuatu 41,834 2010
167 Maldives 40,201 2011
168 Montenegro 38,362 2012
169 Luxembourg 35,099 2011
170 The Bahamas 33,977 2010
171 Sao Tome and Principe 33,893 2012
172 Samoa 29,869 2012
173 Iceland 29,432 2011
174 French Polynesia 29,415 1996
175 Malta 24,324 2011
176 Macau 22,646 2012
177 Barbados 22,509 2011
178 New Caledonia 22,308 1994
179 Federated States of Micronesia 18,512 2007
180 Saint Lucia 18,172 2012
181 Tonga 17,222 2012
182 Kiribati 15,566 2009
183 Guam 15,516 1989
184 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 13,811 2012
185 Grenada 13,663 2010
186 Antigua and Barbuda 10,855 2011
187 Aruba 9,112 2011
188 Seychelles 8,695 2011
189 Marshall Islands 8,546 2011
190 Dominica 8,144 2012
191 American Samoa 7,884 1992
192 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5,812 2012
193 Faeroe Islands 5,539 1971
194 Bermuda 4,347 2011
195 Andorra 4,130 2012
196 Cayman Islands 3,985 2011
197 Turks and Caicos Islands 2,891 2009
198 Liechtenstein 2,014 2011
199 Monaco 1,766 2012
200 San Marino 1,574 2012
201 Palau 1,544 2007
202 Tuvalu 1,460 2006

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"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education, pupils. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Primary-education,-pupils

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