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Education > Primary education > Pupils: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India 136.19 million 2004
2 China 121 million 2004
South Asia average (profile) 43.69 million 2004
3 Indonesia 29.14 million 2004
4 United States 24.56 million 2004
5 Nigeria 22.27 million 2005
6 Brazil 18.92 million 2003
7 Bangladesh 17.94 million 2004
8 Pakistan 17.26 million 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 17.21 million 2004
South and Central Asia average (profile) 16.83 million 2004
9 Mexico 14.78 million 2004
10 Philippines 13.02 million 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 12.85 million 2004
Religious countries average (profile) 11.03 million 2003
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 8.22 million 2003
11 Ethiopia 8.02 million 2005
12 Egypt 7.93 million 2004
13 Turkey 7.87 million 2004
14 Vietnam 7.77 million 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.73 million 2004
15 Tanzania 7.54 million 2005
16 South Africa 7.44 million 2004
17 Iran 7.31 million 2005
18 Japan 7.26 million 2004
19 Uganda 7.15 million 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.35 million 2004
20 Kenya 6.08 million 2005
21 Thailand 5.97 million 2005
22 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.59 million 2003
23 Colombia 5.33 million 2005
24 Russia 5.33 million 2004
Cold countries average (profile) 5.08 million 2002
25 Burma 4.95 million 2005
26 United Kingdom 4.69 million 2004
27 Argentina 4.67 million 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 4.63 million 2005
28 Iraq 4.43 million 2005
29 Algeria 4.36 million 2005
30 Afghanistan 4.32 million 2005
31 Peru 4.13 million 2004
32 South Korea 4.13 million 2005
33 Nepal 4.03 million 2005
34 Morocco 4.02 million 2005
35 Mozambique 3.94 million 2005
36 France 3.78 million 2004
Muslim countries average (profile) 3.62 million 2004
37 Madagascar 3.6 million 2005
38 Venezuela 3.45 million 2005
39 Germany 3.31 million 2004
40 Sudan 3.28 million 2005
41 Saudi Arabia 3.26 million 2005
42 Yemen 3.18 million 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 3.12 million 2003
43 Malaysia 3.06 million 2003
44 Cameroon 3 million 2005
45 Ghana 2.93 million 2005
46 Malawi 2.87 million 2005
47 Poland 2.86 million 2004
48 Italy 2.77 million 2004
49 Cambodia 2.7 million 2005
50 Zambia 2.57 million 2005
51 Spain 2.5 million 2004
52 Canada 2.46 million 2002
failed states average (profile) 2.46 million 1991
53 Uzbekistan 2.44 million 2004
Catholic countries average (profile) 2.43 million 2003
54 Zimbabwe 2.36 million 2003
55 Guatemala 2.35 million 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.31 million 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 2.28 million 2004
56 Syria 2.25 million 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 2.25 million 2002
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 2.06 million 2004
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 2.06 million 2003
57 Cote d'Ivoire 2.05 million 2003
58 Ecuador 2 million 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.96 million 2004
59 Ukraine 1.95 million 2005
60 Australia 1.93 million 2004
61 Chile 1.76 million 2004
62 Rwanda 1.72 million 2005
63 Senegal 1.61 million 2005
64 Sri Lanka 1.61 million 2004
65 Bolivia 1.54 million 2004
66 Mali 1.51 million 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 1.42 million 2004
67 Benin 1.32 million 2005
68 Sierra Leone 1.29 million 2005
69 Dominican Republic 1.29 million 2005
70 Netherlands 1.28 million 2004
71 Burkina Faso 1.27 million 2005
72 Chad 1.26 million 2005
73 Honduras 1.26 million 2004
74 Tunisia 1.23 million 2004
75 Guinea 1.21 million 2005
Europe average (profile) 1.09 million 2004
European Union average (profile) 1.07 million 2004
76 Niger 1.06 million 2005
77 Angola 1.06 million 1999
78 El Salvador 1.05 million 2005
79 Burundi 1.04 million 2005
80 Kazakhstan 1.02 million 2005
81 Romania 1.01 million 2004
82 Togo 996,707 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 993,559.14 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 981,783.94 2004
83 Nicaragua 945,089 2005
84 Paraguay 935,722 2003
85 Cuba 895,045 2005
86 Laos 890,821 2005
87 Jordan 799,888 2004
88 Israel 775,021 2004
89 Portugal 758,476 2004
90 Belgium 747,111 2004
91 Libya 713,902 2005
92 Tajikistan 693,078 2005
93 Sweden 690,758 2004
94 Papua New Guinea 680,786 2003
95 Greece 657,492 2004
96 Congo, Republic of the 597,304 2005
97 Azerbaijan 568,097 2005
98 Haiti 555,433 1991
99 Costa Rica 542,087 2005
100 Czech Republic 534,366 2004
101 Switzerland 532,092 2004
102 Liberia 496,253 2000
103 Lebanon 452,607 2005
104 Hong Kong 451,171 2005
105 Ireland 450,413 2004
106 Hungary 446,610 2004
107 Mauritania 443,615 2005
108 Kyrgyzstan 434,155 2005
109 Norway 432,345 2004
110 Panama 430,152 2005
111 Lesotho 422,278 2005
112 Denmark 419,806 2004
113 Namibia 402,812 2005
114 Finland 387,934 2004
115 Belarus 379,577 2005
116 Serbia and Montenegro 379,575 2001
117 Eritrea 377,512 2005
118 Austria 372,963 2004
119 Central African Republic 367,983 2005
120 Uruguay 365,423 2003
121 New Zealand 353,062 2004
122 Georgia 337,071 2005
123 Jamaica 331,286 2004
124 Botswana 328,692 2004
125 Bulgaria 314,221 2004
126 Oman 297,120 2005
127 Gabon 281,371 2004
128 United Arab Emirates 262,807 2005
129 Singapore 260,286 1991
130 Slovakia 254,906 2004
131 Mongolia 251,205 2005
132 Albania 250,487 2004
133 Swaziland 218,352 2004
134 Kuwait 202,826 2005
135 Croatia 192,004 2003
136 Moldova 184,159 2005
137 East Timor 179,559 2005
138 The Gambia 174,836 2004
139 Lithuania 170,216 2004
140 Guinea-Bissau 155,033 2001
141 Trinidad and Tobago 137,313 2005
142 Armenia 125,149 2005
143 Mauritius 123,562 2005
144 Guyana 116,756 2004
145 Fiji 113,643 2005
146 Comoros 106,700 2005
147 Bhutan 99,458 2005
148 Slovenia 93,371 2004
149 Latvia 92,453 2004
150 Estonia 92,098 2004
151 Bahrain 83,299 2005
152 Cape Verde 82,952 2005
153 Equatorial Guinea 75,809 2005
154 Solomon Islands 72,670 2005
155 Qatar 69,991 2005
156 Suriname 65,527 2005
157 Cyprus 61,731 2004
158 Maldives 57,873 2005
159 Djibouti 50,651 2005
160 Belize 49,124 2005
161 Brunei 46,012 2005
162 Vanuatu 39,341 2005
163 Macau 37,401 2005
164 The Bahamas 37,050 2005
165 Luxembourg 34,603 2004
166 Samoa 31,596 2005
167 Malta 31,064 2004
168 Iceland 30,984 2004
169 Sao Tome and Principe 30,468 2005
170 Saint Lucia 25,817 2005
171 Netherlands Antilles 22,667 2003
172 Barbados 22,249 2005
173 Federated States of Micronesia 18,793 2005
174 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 17,858 2005
175 Tonga 16,940 2005
176 Kiribati 16,132 2005
177 Grenada 16,072 2005
178 Virgin Islands 14,319 1991
179 Antigua and Barbuda 13,025 2000
180 Aruba 10,250 2005
181 Dominica 9,441 2005
182 Seychelles 9,194 2004
183 Marshall Islands 8,209 2004
184 American Samoa 8,200 1991
185 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6,350 2005
186 Bermuda 4,760 2005
187 Andorra 4,085 2005
188 Cayman Islands 3,240 2005
189 Liechtenstein 2,266 2004
190 Palau 1,918 2005
191 Monaco 1,831 2004
192 San Marino 1,445 2004

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