Over-Age Students in Primary Education

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

  1. In 2019, Over-Age Students in Primary Education in Pakistan jumped by 10.3points compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Eritrea Over-Age Students in Primary Education increased 3.7points year on year to 24.63 Percent of Enrollment.
  3. In 2015 South Sudan was ranked number 1 in Over-Age Students in Primary Education.
  4. In 2015 South Sudan was ranked number 1 in Over-Age Students in Primary Education close to 48.64 Percent of Enrollment, compared to 152 in 2014.

Top Countries in Over-Age Students in Primary Education

# 167 Countries Percent of Enrollment Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
South Sudan
48.64 % 2015 NA -0.0 % View data
2 #2
Liberia
46.96 % 2017 NA NA View data
3 #3
Solomon Islands
36.40 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
4 #4
Pakistan
29.11 % 2019 +10.3 % NA View data
5 #5
Nepal
27.96 % 2019 NA -0.1 % View data
6 #6
Swaziland
27.77 % 2019 -0.7 % -1.0 % View data
7 #7
Vanuatu
25.79 % 2015 NA NA View data
8 #8
Madagascar
24.98 % 2018 NA NA View data
9 #9
Rwanda
24.86 % 2018 -5.6 % NA View data
10 #10
Eritrea
24.63 % 2019 -0.2 % +3.7 % View data
11 #11
Equatorial Guinea
22.58 % 2015 NA -5.6 % View data
12 #12
Sweden
21.48 % 2019 +5.7 % +5.3 % View data
13 #13
Lesotho
19.77 % 2019 -3.2 % -3.7 % View data
14 #14
Mauritania
19.66 % 2019 -3.3 % -2.8 % View data
15 #15
Malawi
19.45 % 2019 +0.7 % -0.2 % View data
16 #16
Sudan
19.10 % 2019 +1.7 % +0.0 % View data
17 #17
Gambia
18.63 % 2019 -2.1 % +2.3 % View data
18 #18
Togo
17.89 % 2018 -1.7 % NA View data
19 #19
Comoros
17.87 % 2018 +7.5 % NA View data
20 #20
Burundi
17.06 % 2018 -1.0 % NA View data
21 #21
Suriname
16.17 % 2019 +0.8 % -1.9 % View data
22 #22
Mozambique
16.06 % 2019 -3.2 % -0.5 % View data
23 #23
East Timor
16.04 % 2019 -0.2 % -4.5 % View data
24 #24
Slovakia
15.95 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
25 #25
Burkina Faso
15.87 % 2019 +0.6 % -5.5 % View data
26 #26
Ghana
15.08 % 2019 -2.3 % -1.1 % View data
27 #27
Colombia
14.74 % 2019 -3.0 % -2.8 % View data
28 #28
Zambia
13.95 % 2017 NA -1.8 % View data
29 #29
Paraguay
13.94 % 2016 NA +1.6 % View data
30 #30
Cambodia
13.76 % 2019 -1.0 % -4.8 % View data
31 #31
Austria
13.51 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.2 % View data
32 #32
Botswana
13.35 % 2014 -9.3 % -7.6 % View data
33 #33
El Salvador
13.17 % 2019 -0.2 % -3.9 % View data
34 #34
Morocco
13.12 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
35 #35
Sao Tome and Principe
12.79 % 2017 NA NA View data
36 #36
Brazil
12.61 % 2019 -5.4 % -4.3 % View data
37 #37
Costa Rica
12.59 % 2019 -7.9 % -0.9 % View data
38 #38
Cameroon
12.19 % 2019 -0.2 % +4.1 % View data
39 #39
Honduras
11.52 % 2019 -2.6 % -1.1 % View data
40 #40
Aruba
11.45 % 2014 -0.0 % +4.2 % View data
41 #41
Bhutan
11.30 % 2019 -2.1 % NA View data
42 #42
Djibouti
11.29 % 2019 -5.2 % -2.9 % View data
43 #43
Germany
11.26 % 2019 -2.2 % -2.1 % View data
44 #44
Dominican Republic
11.02 % 2019 -0.8 % -6.7 % View data
45 #45
Guatemala
10.24 % 2019 -0.7 % -3.9 % View data
46 #46
Chad
10.09 % 2019 -7.8 % NA View data
47 #47
Czech Republic
10.07 % 2019 -1.5 % -1.2 % View data
48 #48
Senegal
10.06 % 2019 -1.3 % -1.0 % View data
49 #49
Laos
9.90 % 2019 -6.7 % -11.5 % View data
50 #50
Marshall Islands
9.89 % 2016 +1.1 % NA View data
51 #51
Yemen
9.88 % 2016 NA NA View data
52 #52
Philippines
9.82 % 2017 -28.6 % NA View data
53 #53
Ethiopia
9.53 % 2019 -6.8 % -6.5 % View data
54 #54
Cape Verde
9.42 % 2019 -7.6 % -2.3 % View data
55 #55
Guinea
8.96 % 2019 -4.4 % -2.2 % View data
56 #56
Myanmar
8.75 % 2018 -15.9 % NA View data
57 #57
Panama
8.49 % 2019 -0.7 % +0.1 % View data
58 #58
Belize
8.39 % 2019 -3.1 % -1.1 % View data
59 #59
Iran
8.25 % 2019 +1.4 % +2.4 % View data
60 #60
Samoa
8.18 % 2019 -4.0 % -1.4 % View data
61 #61
Bahamas
8.16 % 2019 -4.3 % -2.3 % View data
62 #62
Ukraine
8.14 % 2019 -3.6 % +2.2 % View data
63 #63
Portugal
7.98 % 2019 -1.3 % -2.2 % View data
64 #64
Niger
7.91 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.9 % View data
65 #65
Ivory Coast
7.87 % 2019 -1.3 % -10.0 % View data
66 #66
Benin
7.87 % 2018 -14.8 % -2.8 % View data
67 #67
Azerbaijan
7.39 % 2019 +4.8 % +1.2 % View data
68 #68
Mali
7.39 % 2019 +4.3 % -1.4 % View data
69 #69
Venezuela
7.03 % 2019 -3.3 % -1.6 % View data
70 #70
Andorra
6.98 % 2019 +2.7 % -2.9 % View data
71 #71
Dominica
6.68 % 2019 +2.6 % +5.6 % View data
72 #72
Chile
6.66 % 2019 -0.3 % -2.1 % View data
73 #73
Turks and Caicos Islands
6.52 % 2018 NA NA View data
74 #74
Lebanon
6.35 % 2019 -5.6 % -8.2 % View data
75 #75
Algeria
6.30 % 2019 -4.1 % -2.6 % View data
76 #76
Albania
6.28 % 2019 -4.6 % -0.9 % View data
77 #77
Argentina
6.08 % 2019 -4.7 % -6.4 % View data
78 #78
Uruguay
6.03 % 2019 -5.9 % -13.1 % View data
79 #79
South Africa
5.79 % 2017 NA NA View data
80 #80
United States
5.70 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.9 % View data
81 #81
Spain
5.55 % 2019 +2.3 % +0.4 % View data
82 #82
Netherlands
5.36 % 2017 -7.2 % -5.0 % View data
83 #83
Jamaica
5.35 % 2019 +0.6 % -1.4 % View data
84 #84
Bolivia
5.33 % 2019 -0.8 % -11.6 % View data
85 #85
Belarus
5.27 % 2019 -4.9 % -0.0 % View data
86 #86
Peru
5.11 % 2019 -9.2 % -8.6 % View data
87 #87
Belgium
4.86 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.8 % View data
88 #88
Tunisia
4.72 % 2019 -10.0 % +0.0 % View data
89 #89
United Arab Emirates
4.61 % 2019 +1.3 % +7.0 % View data
90 #90
Grenada
4.51 % 2019 +9.4 % +13.6 % View data
91 #91
British Virgin Islands
4.39 % 2019 -5.2 % -8.1 % View data
92 #92
Brunei
4.19 % 2019 +2.5 % +6.2 % View data
93 #93
Italy
4.10 % 2019 +6.0 % +13.1 % View data
94 #94
Fiji
3.87 % 2019 -4.1 % NA View data
95 #95
Saudi Arabia
3.85 % 2019 -12.5 % -19.4 % View data
96 #96
Estonia
3.72 % 2019 +3.0 % +0.0 % View data
97 #97
Seychelles
3.58 % 2019 -1.1 % -2.8 % View data
98 #98
Luxembourg
3.44 % 2019 -0.5 % +0.6 % View data
99 #99
Romania
3.43 % 2017 +6.5 % -1.5 % View data
100 #100
Kiribati
3.41 % 2017 -34.3 % NA View data
101 #101
Australia
3.28 % 2019 -6.9 % -13.9 % View data
102 #102
Antigua and Barbuda
3.08 % 2019 -14.0 % -19.9 % View data
103 #103
Mauritius
2.99 % 2019 +5.9 % -11.3 % View data
104 #104
Puerto Rico
2.93 % 2019 -3.5 % -8.5 % View data
105 #105
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2.91 % 2019 -24.4 % +2.0 % View data
106 #106
Israel
2.80 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
107 #107
Russia
2.73 % 2019 +9.2 % +232.8 % View data
108 #108
Bahrain
2.69 % 2019 +1.1 % -2.6 % View data
109 #109
Hungary
2.68 % 2019 -2.0 % -2.8 % View data
110 #110
France
2.68 % 2019 -5.0 % -5.2 % View data
111 #111
Cuba
2.63 % 2019 +1.0 % -2.4 % View data
112 #112
Ecuador
2.63 % 2019 -13.7 % -17.0 % View data
113 #113
Saint Lucia
2.60 % 2019 -4.0 % -4.8 % View data
114 #114
Kuwait
2.58 % 2019 -0.2 % +7.2 % View data
115 #115
Denmark
2.48 % 2019 -0.3 % -2.8 % View data
116 #116
Qatar
2.39 % 2019 -5.6 % -0.5 % View data
117 #117
Egypt
2.29 % 2019 -10.2 % -7.9 % View data
118 #118
Montenegro
2.28 % 2018 +4.7 % NA View data
119 #119
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
2.17 % 2019 -10.6 % -5.3 % View data
120 #120
Armenia
2.08 % 2019 -3.0 % -8.2 % View data
121 #121
Latvia
2.03 % 2019 -8.6 % -8.6 % View data
122 #122
Turkey
1.95 % 2019 -10.6 % -16.4 % View data
123 #123
Barbados
1.85 % 2019 -2.7 % -3.5 % View data
124 #124
Mongolia
1.79 % 2018 -25.8 % -31.3 % View data
125 #125
Cayman Islands
1.77 % 2018 NA -0.9 % View data
126 #126
Slovenia
1.77 % 2019 +1.2 % +3.3 % View data
127 #127
Monaco
1.76 % 2019 -0.4 % NA View data
128 #128
Mexico
1.74 % 2019 -14.8 % -14.4 % View data
129 #129
Cyprus
1.68 % 2019 -0.9 % -4.7 % View data
130 #130
Liechtenstein
1.67 % 2019 -1.9 % -1.7 % View data
131 #131
Saint Kitts and Nevis
1.57 % 2019 -3.1 % -7.4 % View data
132 #132
Palestine
1.49 % 2019 -3.3 % -5.2 % View data
133 #133
Macedonia
1.40 % 2019 +1.7 % +4.3 % View data
134 #134
Nauru
1.38 % 2016 NA NA View data
135 #135
Finland
1.33 % 2019 +1.4 % +2.9 % View data
136 #136
Switzerland
1.31 % 2019 -3.1 % -1.9 % View data
137 #137
Georgia
1.30 % 2019 -9.0 % -15.4 % View data
138 #138
Greece
1.30 % 2019 -1.7 % -1.0 % View data
139 #139
Moldova
1.26 % 2019 -7.2 % -8.5 % View data
140 #140
Bulgaria
1.24 % 2019 -12.4 % -10.4 % View data
141 #141
United Kingdom
1.15 % 2019 +1.1 % +0.5 % View data
142 #142
Indonesia
1.05 % 2019 -20.4 % -18.5 % View data
143 #143
Kyrgyzstan
1.01 % 2019 -9.0 % -9.1 % View data
144 #144
Vietnam
0.95 % 2019 -21.9 % -13.1 % View data
145 #145
Poland
0.94 % 2017 NA -6.3 % View data
146 #146
Tonga
0.90 % 2015 -86.1 % NA View data
147 #147
Serbia
0.90 % 2019 +0.6 % +2.0 % View data
148 #148
Malta
0.88 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.7 % View data
149 #149
Maldives
0.88 % 2018 -44.2 % -30.6 % View data
150 #150
Sri Lanka
0.79 % 2019 -16.7 % -7.3 % View data
151 #151
Croatia
0.78 % 2019 -3.5 % -4.7 % View data
152 #152
Jordan
0.70 % 2018 -9.2 % -1.2 % View data
153 #153
Lithuania
0.69 % 2019 -13.6 % -8.7 % View data
154 #154
Oman
0.67 % 2018 -63.9 % -34.4 % View data
155 #155
Kazakhstan
0.66 % 2019 -4.4 % -0.9 % View data
156 #156
South Korea
0.58 % 2019 -14.3 % -25.1 % View data
157 #157
Singapore
0.53 % 2017 -1.6 % NA View data
158 #158
New Zealand
0.39 % 2019 +2.9 % +13.7 % View data
159 #159
Uzbekistan
0.39 % 2019 -3.5 % -20.6 % View data
160 #160
Ireland
0.38 % 2018 -32.1 % -8.4 % View data
161 #161
Malaysia
0.25 % 2019 -0.0 % -8.8 % View data
162 #162
North Korea
0.21 % 2015 NA NA View data
163 #163
Sierra Leone
0.19 % 2018 -97.8 % -53.5 % View data
164 #164
Tuvalu
0.15 % 2016 +12.4 % NA View data
165 #165
Tajikistan
0.07 % 2018 -13.5 % NA View data
166 #166
Iceland
0.03 % 2019 -2.1 % +5.3 % View data
167 #167
Federated States of Micronesia
0.00 % 2015 -100.0 % NA View data

Source: World Bank

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