Over-Age Students in Primary Education

This key economic indicator for the Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. Liberia increased 1.6points of Over-Age Students in Primary Education in 2016, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2011 Liberia Over-Age Students in Primary Education increased 0.1points year on year attaining 60.33 Percent of Enrollment.
  3. In 2015 South Sudan was number 2 in Over-Age Students in Primary Education.
  4. In 2015 South Sudan was ranked number 2 in Over-Age Students in Primary Education totalising 48.64 Percent of Enrollment, jumping from 153 in 2014.

Top Countries in Over-Age Students in Primary Education

# 169 Countries Percent of Enrollment Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Liberia
60.33 % 2016 +1.6 % +0.1 % View data
2 #2
South Sudan
48.64 % 2015 NA -0.0 % View data
3 #3
Solomon Islands
36.39 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.2 % View data
4 #4
Nepal
28.03 % 2018 -1.7 % NA View data
5 #5
Eswatini
27.63 % 2018 -0.8 % -1.9 % View data
6 #6
Rwanda
26.34 % 2017 -1.4 % NA View data
7 #7
Vanuatu
25.79 % 2015 NA NA View data
8 #8
Eritrea
23.88 % 2018 -1.9 % -4.5 % View data
9 #9
Equatorial Guinea
22.58 % 2015 NA -5.6 % View data
10 #10
Sweden
20.79 % 2018 +6.3 % +4.9 % View data
11 #11
Lesotho
20.44 % 2018 -3.0 % -3.9 % View data
12 #12
Malawi
19.65 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.7 % View data
13 #13
Mauritania
18.94 % 2018 -2.7 % -4.6 % View data
14 #14
Togo
18.21 % 2017 -4.6 % NA View data
15 #15
Timor-Leste
17.31 % 2018 -0.3 % -3.3 % View data
16 #16
Suriname
17.24 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
17 #17
Gambia
16.69 % 2018 +0.8 % -1.1 % View data
18 #18
Comoros
16.61 % 2017 NA NA View data
19 #19
Burkina Faso
16.22 % 2018 +2.5 % -5.0 % View data
20 #20
Mozambique
15.95 % 2018 -4.2 % -1.9 % View data
21 #21
Namibia
15.58 % 2017 NA -2.0 % View data
22 #22
Ghana
15.43 % 2018 -8.0 % -4.2 % View data
23 #23
Colombia
15.04 % 2018 -1.4 % -4.4 % View data
24 #24
Cambodia
14.36 % 2018 -0.3 % NA View data
25 #25
El Salvador
14.25 % 2018 -2.0 % -2.9 % View data
26 #26
Zambia
13.95 % 2017 NA -1.8 % View data
27 #27
Uganda
13.90 % 2013 NA NA View data
28 #28
Morocco
13.76 % 2018 -0.3 % +1.5 % View data
29 #29
Philippines
13.75 % 2016 -6.1 % NA View data
30 #30
Zimbabwe
13.65 % 2013 +6.4 % NA View data
31 #31
Botswana
13.35 % 2014 -9.3 % -7.6 % View data
32 #32
Sao Tome and Principe
12.79 % 2017 NA NA View data
33 #33
Bhutan
12.69 % 2018 -2.9 % -3.1 % View data
34 #34
Dominican Republic
12.46 % 2018 -0.4 % -4.0 % View data
35 #35
Bangladesh
12.42 % 2017 NA NA View data
36 #36
Brazil
12.30 % 2018 -6.3 % -5.8 % View data
37 #37
Costa Rica
12.23 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.6 % View data
38 #38
Cameroon
12.22 % 2018 +1.8 % NA View data
39 #39
Laos
12.01 % 2018 -5.6 % -9.4 % View data
40 #40
Djibouti
11.91 % 2018 -13.6 % NA View data
41 #41
Honduras
11.82 % 2018 -1.0 % -4.0 % View data
42 #42
Aruba
11.45 % 2014 -0.0 % +4.2 % View data
43 #43
Guatemala
11.00 % 2018 +0.1 % -3.5 % View data
44 #44
Chad
10.95 % 2018 -7.4 % +4.6 % View data
45 #45
Myanmar
10.41 % 2017 NA NA View data
46 #46
Thailand
10.36 % 2015 +1.3 % NA View data
47 #47
Ethiopia
10.22 % 2018 -6.5 % NA View data
48 #48
Senegal
10.19 % 2018 -2.2 % +4.7 % View data
49 #49
Marshall Islands
9.89 % 2016 +1.1 % NA View data
50 #50
Yemen
9.88 % 2016 NA NA View data
51 #51
Ivory Coast
9.87 % 2018 -5.0 % -10.5 % View data
52 #52
Guinea
9.38 % 2018 -4.3 % -5.3 % View data
53 #53
Benin
9.24 % 2017 NA +0.8 % View data
54 #54
Sierra Leone
8.75 % 2018 +1.6 % +0.1 % View data
55 #55
Panama
8.63 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.1 % View data
56 #56
Belize
8.49 % 2018 -3.8 % -2.9 % View data
57 #57
Portugal
8.37 % 2018 -0.9 % -0.6 % View data
58 #58
Azerbaijan
8.37 % 2018 -5.6 % +4.0 % View data
59 #59
Mali
8.24 % 2018 +11.8 % +0.8 % View data
60 #60
Iran
8.13 % 2018 +6.1 % -7.4 % View data
61 #61
Niger
7.92 % 2018 +0.8 % +2.9 % View data
62 #62
Cabo Verde
7.72 % 2018 -6.2 % -7.4 % View data
63 #63
Andorra
7.62 % 2017 -5.6 % -2.0 % View data
64 #64
Ukraine
7.51 % 2018 -5.4 % +0.1 % View data
65 #65
Saudi Arabia
7.50 % 2018 -4.0 % -6.7 % View data
66 #66
Samoa
7.39 % 2018 +4.6 % NA View data
67 #67
Bahamas
7.39 % 2016 NA NA View data
68 #68
Venezuela
7.28 % 2018 -3.9 % -7.3 % View data
69 #69
Argentina
7.02 % 2018 -3.4 % -5.0 % View data
70 #70
Uruguay
6.92 % 2016 -17.4 % NA View data
71 #71
Syria
6.90 % 2013 -0.0 % +2.9 % View data
72 #72
Bolivia
6.82 % 2018 +0.1 % -8.7 % View data
73 #73
Lebanon
6.68 % 2018 -3.3 % -1.2 % View data
74 #74
Chile
6.68 % 2018 +1.8 % -2.7 % View data
75 #75
Dominica
6.51 % 2018 +2.7 % NA View data
76 #76
Algeria
6.48 % 2018 -5.8 % -4.2 % View data
77 #77
Albania
6.04 % 2018 -1.6 % -5.2 % View data
78 #78
India
5.91 % 2013 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
79 #79
Netherlands
5.77 % 2016 -5.5 % -3.7 % View data
80 #80
Peru
5.63 % 2018 -7.2 % -8.7 % View data
81 #81
Spain
5.55 % 2018 +2.6 % -0.6 % View data
82 #82
Jamaica
5.53 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.7 % View data
83 #83
Tanzania
5.42 % 2013 +10.8 % -14.3 % View data
84 #84
Belarus
4.96 % 2018 -5.6 % -0.4 % View data
85 #85
Grenada
4.93 % 2018 +4.1 % +16.6 % View data
86 #86
Belgium
4.84 % 2018 +0.5 % -3.3 % View data
87 #87
United States
4.84 % 2018 -1.4 % -3.5 % View data
88 #88
Monaco
4.76 % 2017 +180.0 % NA View data
89 #89
British Virgin Islands
4.63 % 2018 -4.7 % -9.0 % View data
90 #90
United Arab Emirates
4.57 % 2018 +1.4 % +8.2 % View data
91 #91
Mauritius
4.39 % 2018 +1.9 % -5.5 % View data
92 #92
Brunei
4.19 % 2018 -0.2 % +17.5 % View data
93 #93
Fiji
4.03 % 2018 -4.0 % -13.2 % View data
94 #94
Turks and Caicos Islands
3.96 % 2015 -26.2 % NA View data
95 #95
Estonia
3.76 % 2018 +3.5 % +35.5 % View data
96 #96
Seychelles
3.62 % 2018 -0.8 % -2.6 % View data
97 #97
Antigua and Barbuda
3.61 % 2018 -12.6 % NA View data
98 #98
Ecuador
3.58 % 2018 -11.6 % -11.6 % View data
99 #99
Australia
3.52 % 2018 -7.0 % -12.8 % View data
100 #100
Tunisia
3.50 % 2018 -9.3 % -6.1 % View data
101 #101
South Africa
3.45 % 2015 NA NA View data
102 #102
Kiribati
3.41 % 2017 -34.3 % NA View data
103 #103
Luxembourg
3.28 % 2018 -1.1 % -0.6 % View data
104 #104
Romania
3.22 % 2016 -0.7 % -2.8 % View data
105 #105
Turkey
3.19 % 2018 -4.3 % -10.8 % View data
106 #106
Puerto Rico
3.04 % 2018 -3.5 % -2.7 % View data
107 #107
France
2.95 % 2018 -4.2 % -4.5 % View data
108 #108
Cuba
2.88 % 2018 +0.9 % +17.2 % View data
109 #109
Bahrain
2.81 % 2018 +0.3 % -3.1 % View data
110 #110
Israel
2.79 % 2018 -0.6 % +1.2 % View data
111 #111
Kuwait
2.78 % 2018 -5.7 % +15.2 % View data
112 #112
Denmark
2.74 % 2018 +0.6 % -0.7 % View data
113 #113
Hungary
2.69 % 2018 -2.2 % -3.4 % View data
114 #114
Saint Lucia
2.68 % 2018 -6.7 % -4.3 % View data
115 #115
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2.62 % 2018 -30.7 % +2.1 % View data
116 #116
Egypt
2.43 % 2018 -8.6 % NA View data
117 #117
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
2.42 % 2018 -15.0 % -8.2 % View data
118 #118
Hong Kong
2.31 % 2018 -7.8 % +0.3 % View data
119 #119
Armenia
2.22 % 2018 -2.1 % -8.7 % View data
120 #120
Latvia
2.22 % 2018 -9.3 % -8.4 % View data
121 #121
Montenegro
2.18 % 2017 +1.6 % +14.8 % View data
122 #122
Qatar
2.15 % 2018 -0.1 % -4.0 % View data
123 #123
Mexico
2.04 % 2018 -9.6 % -12.9 % View data
124 #124
Cyprus
1.95 % 2018 +0.3 % -3.8 % View data
125 #125
Oman
1.89 % 2018 +2.0 % -19.3 % View data
126 #126
Mongolia
1.88 % 2018 -22.0 % -30.6 % View data
127 #127
Barbados
1.86 % 2017 +4.7 % NA View data
128 #128
Georgia
1.79 % 2018 -4.2 % -13.4 % View data
129 #129
Cayman Islands
1.77 % 2018 NA -0.9 % View data
130 #130
Germany
1.64 % 2018 -0.3 % -2.1 % View data
131 #131
Slovenia
1.62 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.1 % View data
132 #132
Saint Kitts and Nevis
1.62 % 2018 -3.0 % -9.7 % View data
133 #133
West Bank and Gaza
1.58 % 2018 -7.0 % -3.1 % View data
134 #134
Liechtenstein
1.53 % 2018 -3.1 % NA View data
135 #135
Moldova
1.51 % 2018 -10.8 % -8.2 % View data
136 #136
Bulgaria
1.49 % 2018 -10.3 % -8.1 % View data
137 #137
Switzerland
1.39 % 2018 -2.8 % -1.5 % View data
138 #138
Nauru
1.38 % 2016 NA NA View data
139 #139
Greece
1.34 % 2018 -1.5 % -1.5 % View data
140 #140
Italy
1.31 % 2018 -0.2 % -10.3 % View data
141 #141
Finland
1.29 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.0 % View data
142 #142
United Kingdom
1.16 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.1 % View data
143 #143
Vietnam
1.14 % 2018 -18.6 % -20.0 % View data
144 #144
Indonesia
1.11 % 2018 -16.6 % -18.0 % View data
145 #145
Kyrgyzstan
1.03 % 2018 +2.2 % -9.5 % View data
146 #146
Malta
0.92 % 2018 +1.0 % +5.6 % View data
147 #147
Tonga
0.90 % 2015 -86.1 % NA View data
148 #148
Serbia
0.88 % 2018 -0.2 % -10.3 % View data
149 #149
Maldives
0.88 % 2018 -44.2 % -30.6 % View data
150 #150
Poland
0.87 % 2018 -5.2 % -7.2 % View data
151 #151
Macedonia
0.84 % 2018 -2.8 % -3.9 % View data
152 #152
Sri Lanka
0.80 % 2018 -15.0 % -7.6 % View data
153 #153
Jordan
0.77 % 2017 -65.3 % -9.5 % View data
154 #154
Croatia
0.74 % 2018 -4.5 % -5.8 % View data
155 #155
South Korea
0.73 % 2018 -11.5 % -22.8 % View data
156 #156
Kazakhstan
0.69 % 2018 +120.2 % -1.3 % View data
157 #157
Lithuania
0.69 % 2018 -14.8 % -11.1 % View data
158 #158
Uzbekistan
0.55 % 2018 +22.4 % -9.9 % View data
159 #159
Singapore
0.54 % 2016 NA NA View data
160 #160
New Zealand
0.38 % 2018 -0.8 % +8.4 % View data
161 #161
Malaysia
0.25 % 2018 +2.8 % -9.4 % View data
162 #162
Ireland
0.22 % 2018 -37.4 % -17.7 % View data
163 #163
Tuvalu
0.15 % 2016 +12.4 % NA View data
164 #164
Tajikistan
0.07 % 2018 -13.5 % NA View data
165 #165
Iceland
0.04 % 2018 -0.8 % +11.1 % View data
166 #166
Russia
0.01 % 2018 +7.6 % NA View data
167 #167
Canada
0.00 % 2016 NA NA View data
167 #167
Federated States of Micronesia
0.00 % 2015 -100.0 % NA View data
167 #167
Norway
0.00 % 2016 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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