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Singapore

Singapore Primary education Stats

Definitions

  • Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Pupils per 1000: 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.
  • Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Duration > Years 6 years 2005 26th out of 196
Pupils 260,286 1991 124th out of 172
Pupils > Per capita 0.083 per capita 1991 126th out of 168
Pupils per 1000 83.02 1991 124th out of 169
Teachers 9,843 1991 97th out of 142
Teachers > Per capita 3.14 per 1,000 people 1991 107th out of 140
Teachers per 1000 3.14 1991 109th out of 140

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; 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.

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