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Education > Primary education, pupils per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Angola 249.09 2011
2 Malawi 231.83 2012
3 Uganda 230.4 2011
4 Zambia 222.77 2012
5 Solomon Islands 220.96 2012
6 Mozambique 212.63 2012
7 Brazil 211.47 1998
8 Sierra Leone 209.47 2012
9 Rwanda 209 2012
10 Togo 205.94 2012
11 East Timor 205.69 2011
12 Burundi 201.11 2012
13 Gabon 199.46 2011
14 Swaziland 197.76 2011
15 Benin 197.72 2012
16 Madagascar 197.49 2012
17 Zimbabwe 186.35 2003
18 Lesotho 186.05 2012
19 Comoros 185.4 2012
20 Namibia 183.88 2012
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo 182.71 2012
22 Afghanistan 181.81 2011
23 Sao Tome and Principe 180.19 2012
24 Guatemala 179.83 2011
25 Kenya 179.54 2009
26 Haiti 179.31 1998
27 Cameroon 177.36 2012
28 Vanuatu 177.04 2010
29 Federated States of Micronesia 176.14 2007
30 Guinea-Bissau 175.78 2010
31 Nepal 174.09 2012
32 Tanzania 172.6 2012
33 Botswana 169.48 2009
34 Republic of the Congo 169.35 2012
35 Iraq 169.25 2007
36 Chad 167.96 2012
37 Belize 165.42 2012
38 Liberia 165.34 2011
39 Tonga 164.11 2012
40 Marshall Islands 162.8 2011
41 Kiribati 161.69 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 161.14 2009
42 Ghana 160.13 2012
43 American Samoa 158.96 1992
44 Nicaragua 158.66 2010
45 Ethiopia 158.43 2012
46 Samoa 158.13 2012
47 Yemen 154.49 2012
48 Honduras 153.32 2012
49 Tuvalu 150.02 2006
50 Bhutan 149.06 2012
51 Philippines 148.95 2009
52 Cambodia 147.65 2012
53 Cote d'Ivoire 147.22 2012
54 Central African Republic 146.36 2012
55 Mauritania 145.83 2012
56 El Salvador 143.97 2011
57 Burkina Faso 142.41 2012
58 Mali 142.31 2012
59 Faeroe Islands 142.09 1971
Former French colonies average (profile) 141.82 2012
60 Guinea 139.71 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 139.42 1984
61 Cape Verde 137.34 2012
62 South Africa 136.83 2012
63 Ecuador 136.71 2012
64 The Gambia 136.24 2012
65 Sudan 136.13 2009
66 Suriname 135.17 2011
67 Jordan 135.08 2011
68 Bolivia 134.6 2011
69 French Polynesia 134.14 1996
South Asia average (profile) 134.02 2011
70 Laos 133.01 2012
71 Libya 132.83 2006
72 Grenada 130.53 2010
73 Paraguay 129.93 2010
74 Senegal 129.91 2012
75 Nigeria 129.5 2010
76 Egypt 129.31 2011
77 Dominican Republic 129.11 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 127.59 2010
78 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 126.27 2012
79 Indonesia 125.77 2011
80 Mexico 125.12 2011
81 Equatorial Guinea 124.99 2012
82 Guyana 124.75 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 124.46 2010
83 Peru 123.96 2011
84 Morocco 123.52 2012
85 Antigua and Barbuda 123.14 2011
86 Guam 121.67 1989
87 Saudi Arabia 121.47 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 121.47 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 121.4 2010
88 Maldives 121.1 2011
89 Bangladesh 120.58 2011
90 Niger 119.52 2012
91 New Caledonia 119.22 1994
92 Fiji 116.81 2011
93 Venezuela 116.39 2012
94 Argentina 116.36 2010
95 Panama 115 2012
96 Syria 113.97 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 113.8 2010
97 Dominica 113.61 2012
98 India 112.8 2011
99 Ireland 111.75 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 111.59 2011
failed states average (profile) 111.38 1986
100 Jamaica 110.82 2010
Christian countries average (profile) 110.66 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 109.54 2011
101 Saint Kitts and Nevis 108.47 2012
102 Costa Rica 107.01 2011
103 Israel 105.91 2010
104 Malaysia 104.24 2010
105 Brunei 103.71 2012
106 Lebanon 103.1 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 101.76 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) 101.64 2010
107 Uruguay 101.39 2010
108 Pakistan 101.13 2012
109 Saint Lucia 100.47 2012
110 Seychelles 99.44 2011
111 Colombia 99.41 2012
112 Trinidad and Tobago 98.9 2010
113 Burma 98.71 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 98.24 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 97.63 2010
114 Tunisia 97.12 2012
115 Turks and Caicos Islands 95.58 2009
116 The Bahamas 94.25 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 93.98 2010
117 Iceland 92.26 2011
118 Mongolia 91.75 2012
119 Papua New Guinea 91.68 2008
120 Australia 91.48 2011
121 Oman 90.37 2012
122 Turkey 90.08 2011
123 Algeria 89.69 2012
124 Aruba 89.39 2011
125 Mauritius 87.99 2012
126 Chile 87.84 2011
Tourist destinations average (profile) 87.38 2005
127 Norway 85.47 2011
128 Sri Lanka 83.16 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 82.91 2010
129 Tajikistan 82.72 2012
130 Thailand 81.03 2009
131 Vietnam 79.99 2012
132 Barbados 79.87 2011
133 New Zealand 78.85 2011
134 United States 78.41 2011
135 Netherlands 77.38 2011
136 Palau 76.75 2007
137 Iran 75.2 2012
138 China 74.18 2011
139 Djibouti 74 2012
140 Puerto Rico 73.06 2011
141 Denmark 72.7 2010
142 Kyrgyzstan 72.61 2012
143 Bahrain 72.49 2012
144 Cuba 71.26 2012
145 Kuwait 70.84 2012
146 United Kingdom 70.43 2011
147 Cayman Islands 70.41 2011
148 Portugal 68.96 2010
149 Luxembourg 67.71 2011
150 Bermuda 67.33 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 66.69 2010
151 Belgium 66.63 2011
152 Uzbekistan 66.4 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 66.05 2011
153 Albania 65.34 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 64.72 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 64.32 2010
154 Finland 64.14 2011
155 France 63.82 2011
156 Georgia 63.67 2012
157 Canada 63.53 2010
158 South Korea 63.07 2011
159 Montenegro 61.77 2012
160 Switzerland 61.6 2011
161 Sweden 61.22 2011
162 Spain 60.05 2011
163 Kazakhstan 60.04 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 59.1 2011
164 Singapore 59.07 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 58.46 2011
165 Malta 58.38 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 57.32 2011
166 Poland 56.88 2011
167 Greece 56.83 2010
168 Liechtenstein 55.35 2011
Europe average (profile) 55.29 2011
169 Latvia 55.23 2011
170 Japan 54.99 2011
171 European Union 54.72 2011
172 Eritrea 54.52 2012
European Union average (profile) 54.49 2011
173 Estonia 54.44 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 53.14 2011
174 Azerbaijan 52.86 2012
175 Andorra 52.71 2012
176 Republic of Macedonia 52.69 2010
177 Slovenia 52.1 2011
178 Somalia 51.3 2007
179 San Marino 50.37 2012
180 Qatar 49.46 2012
181 Cyprus 48.7 2011
182 Monaco 46.99 2012
183 Armenia 46.64 2012
184 Italy 46.56 2011
185 Hong Kong 45.59 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 45.54 2011
186 Czech Republic 44.61 2011
187 Bosnia and Herzegovina 43.46 2012
188 Macau 40.67 2012
189 Serbia 40.06 2012
190 United Arab Emirates 39.54 2012
191 Hungary 38.81 2011
192 Moldova 38.8 2012
193 Slovakia 38.75 2011
194 Austria 38.74 2011
195 Romania 38.62 2011
196 Lithuania 38.14 2011
197 Croatia 37.89 2011
198 Belarus 37.17 2012
199 Germany 36.55 2011
200 Russia 35.34 2009
201 Ukraine 34.75 2012
202 Bulgaria 34.71 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education, pupils per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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/Primary-education,-pupils-per-1000

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