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Education > Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sierra Leone 252.22 2005
2 Uganda 248.99 2005
3 Zambia 223.66 2005
4 Malawi 221.9 2005
5 Lesotho 219.27 2005
6 Gabon 208.87 2004
7 Cambodia 201.8 2005
8 Swaziland 199.45 2004
9 Namibia 198.72 2005
10 Sao Tome and Principe 197.06 2005
11 Madagascar 196.7 2005
12 Maldives 194.48 2005
13 Tanzania 194.24 2005
14 Vanuatu 187.9 2005
15 Mozambique 187.66 2005
16 Zimbabwe 186.35 2003
17 Honduras 185.93 2004
18 Guatemala 184.98 2005
19 Rwanda 182.83 2005
20 East Timor 182.64 2005
21 Belize 180.66 2005
22 Togo 179.9 2005
23 Kiribati 178.32 2005
24 Comoros 177.62 2005
25 Botswana 177.22 2004
26 Federated States of Micronesia 176.96 2005
27 Samoa 175.6 2005
28 Afghanistan 173.72 2005
29 Cape Verde 173.3 2005
30 Nicaragua 173.24 2005
31 El Salvador 172.16 2005
32 Liberia 171.6 2000
33 Kenya 169.78 2005
34 American Samoa 169.5 1991
35 Tonga 167.79 2005
36 Bolivia 167.79 2004
37 Antigua and Barbuda 167.74 2000
38 Cameroon 165.44 2005
39 Paraguay 164.67 2003
40 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 164.21 2005
41 Iraq 161.82 2005
42 Benin 161.1 2005
43 Nigeria 159.52 2005
44 South Africa 159.52 2004
45 Nepal 159.34 2005
46 Yemen 157.85 2005
47 Marshall Islands 157.64 2004
48 Grenada 156.11 2005
49 Saint Lucia 156.08 2005
50 Solomon Islands 154.85 2005
51 Philippines 154.55 2004
52 Guyana 154.25 2004
53 Laos 153.84 2005
54 Bhutan 152.91 2005
55 Jordan 151.21 2004
56 Peru 150.83 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 148.65 2002
57 Ecuador 145.19 2005
58 Senegal 143.06 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 141.7 2004
59 Mauritania 141 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 140.82 2003
60 Fiji 138.17 2005
61 Dominican Republic 138.04 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 137.35 2004
62 Ghana 137 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 135.39 2003
63 Mexico 135.14 2004
South Asia average (profile) 134.64 2004
64 Dominica 133.84 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 133.59 2003
65 Morocco 133.53 2005
66 Burundi 133.44 2005
67 Saudi Arabia 132.18 2005
68 Indonesia 131.69 2004
69 Suriname 131.18 2005
70 Saint Kitts and Nevis 129.23 2005
71 Venezuela 129.06 2005
72 Algeria 128.43 2005
73 Panama 127.8 2005
74 Libya 127.61 2005
75 Bangladesh 127.03 2004
76 Mali 126.11 2005
77 Chad 126.06 2005
78 Guinea 126.01 2005
79 The Gambia 125.61 2004
80 Equatorial Guinea 125.58 2005
81 Jamaica 125.58 2004
82 Costa Rica 125.48 2005
83 Brunei 125.1 2005
84 Syria 123.97 2005
85 Tunisia 123.67 2004
86 Colombia 123.5 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 123.31 2004
87 Argentina 123.12 2003
88 Malaysia 122.79 2003
89 India 122.63 2004
Muslim countries average (profile) 121.88 2004
90 Cote d'Ivoire 121 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 120.44 2004
91 Guinea-Bissau 119.1 2001
OPEC countries average (profile) 117.97 2005
92 Oman 117.8 2005
93 Turkey 117.77 2004
94 Papua New Guinea 117.31 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 115.71 2003
failed states average (profile) 114.53 1991
95 Israel 113.82 2004
96 Lebanon 113.52 2005
97 The Bahamas 112.58 2005
98 Egypt 112.31 2004
99 Seychelles 111.44 2004
100 Ireland 110.66 2004
101 Uruguay 109.89 2003
102 Democratic Republic of the Congo 109.66 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) 109.55 2003
103 Pakistan 109.25 2005
104 Chile 108.61 2004
105 Iceland 106.08 2004
106 Trinidad and Tobago 105.88 2005
107 Ethiopia 105.29 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 105.2 2004
108 Iran 104.16 2005
109 Brazil 104.09 2003
110 Sudan 103.78 2005
111 Aruba 102.47 2005
112 Tajikistan 101.84 2005
113 Mongolia 99.43 2005
114 Mauritius 99.39 2005
115 Burma 98.61 2005
116 Palau 96.35 2005
117 Australia 96.12 2004
118 Bahrain 94.71 2005
119 Burkina Faso 94.68 2005
120 Uzbekistan 94.36 2004
121 Vietnam 94.35 2005
122 Norway 94.15 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 93.96 2004
123 China 93.36 2004
124 Central African Republic 92.9 2005
125 Thailand 91.13 2005
126 Kuwait 88.33 2005
127 New Zealand 86.38 2004
128 South Korea 85.7 2005
129 Qatar 85.23 2005
130 Kyrgyzstan 84.1 2005
131 United States 83.88 2004
132 Singapore 83.02 1991
133 Sri Lanka 82.96 2004
134 Barbados 81.33 2005
135 Niger 80.71 2005
136 Macau 79.89 2005
137 Cuba 79.26 2005
138 Netherlands 78.8 2004
139 Canada 78.47 2002
140 United Kingdom 78.27 2004
141 Angola 78.25 1999
142 Albania 77.88 2004
143 Eritrea 77.77 2005
144 Denmark 77.68 2004
145 Malta 77.41 2004
146 Georgia 77.29 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 76.94 2004
147 Sweden 76.81 2004
148 Haiti 76.56 1991
Cold countries average (profile) 76.22 2002
149 Luxembourg 75.54 2004
150 Poland 74.79 2004
151 Finland 74.2 2004
152 Bermuda 74.2 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 74.06 2004
153 Portugal 72.22 2004
154 Switzerland 72.01 2004
155 Belgium 71.69 2004
156 Estonia 68.26 2004
157 Azerbaijan 67.7 2005
158 Kazakhstan 67.6 2005
159 Cayman Islands 66.64 2005
160 Hong Kong 66.22 2005
161 Liechtenstein 65.79 2004
162 Djibouti 65.22 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 65.04 2004
Europe average (profile) 63.86 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 63.79 2004
163 United Arab Emirates 63.34 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 63.07 2004
European Union average (profile) 62.06 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 61.15 2004
164 Cyprus 60.77 2004
165 France 60.34 2004
166 Greece 59.44 2004
167 Spain 58.5 2004
168 Japan 56.8 2004
169 Monaco 54.91 2004
170 Czech Republic 52.31 2004
171 Moldova 51.22 2005
172 Andorra 50.29 2005
173 Lithuania 49.54 2004
174 San Marino 49.33 2004
175 Italy 47.59 2004
176 Slovakia 47.36 2004
177 Slovenia 46.76 2004
178 Romania 46.37 2004
179 Austria 45.64 2004
180 Hungary 44.19 2004
181 Croatia 43.24 2003
182 Armenia 41.51 2005
183 Ukraine 41.31 2005
184 Bulgaria 40.38 2004
185 Germany 40.06 2004
186 Latvia 39.97 2004
187 Belarus 39.28 2005
188 Russia 37.05 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education > Pupils per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. 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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