Share of Male Over-Age Students in Primary Education

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

  1. Solomon Islands increased 0.2points of Share of Male Over-Age Students in Primary Education in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Eritrea Share of Male Over-Age Students in Primary Education was up 0.9points year on year reaching 25.91 Percent of Male Enrollment.
  3. In 2015 South Sudan was ranked number 2 in Share of Male Over-Age Students in Primary Education.
  4. In 2015 South Sudan was number 2 in Share of Male Over-Age Students in Primary Education close to 50.2 Percent of Male Enrollment, jumping from 153 in 2014.

Top Countries in Share of Male Over-Age Students in Primary Education

# 169 Countries Percent of Male Enrollment Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Liberia
60.00 % 2015 -1.2 % NA View data
2 #2
South Sudan
50.20 % 2015 NA +0.0 % View data
3 #3
Solomon Islands
36.86 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.3 % View data
4 #4
Eswatini
30.02 % 2018 -0.8 % -2.0 % View data
5 #5
Vanuatu
27.40 % 2015 NA NA View data
6 #6
Rwanda
27.00 % 2017 -1.0 % NA View data
7 #7
Eritrea
25.91 % 2018 -1.7 % +0.9 % View data
8 #8
Nepal
24.81 % 2018 -2.0 % NA View data
9 #9
Equatorial Guinea
23.94 % 2015 NA -5.2 % View data
10 #10
Lesotho
22.85 % 2018 -2.5 % -3.4 % View data
11 #11
Malawi
20.24 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.7 % View data
12 #12
Timor-Leste
19.62 % 2018 +0.0 % -2.3 % View data
13 #13
Sweden
19.31 % 2018 +6.5 % +6.6 % View data
14 #14
Suriname
18.86 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
15 #15
Mauritania
18.67 % 2018 -3.0 % -4.8 % View data
16 #16
Namibia
18.22 % 2017 NA -1.7 % View data
17 #17
Togo
17.77 % 2017 -4.6 % NA View data
18 #18
Mozambique
17.51 % 2018 -4.2 % -1.8 % View data
19 #19
Gambia
17.45 % 2018 +1.2 % -1.3 % View data
20 #20
Comoros
17.27 % 2017 NA NA View data
21 #21
Colombia
16.92 % 2018 -0.3 % -3.2 % View data
22 #22
El Salvador
16.10 % 2018 -1.8 % -2.7 % View data
23 #23
Burkina Faso
15.80 % 2018 +2.3 % -5.4 % View data
24 #24
Morocco
15.69 % 2018 -0.1 % +1.6 % View data
25 #25
Philippines
15.51 % 2016 -5.6 % NA View data
26 #26
Ghana
15.50 % 2018 -9.0 % -4.3 % View data
27 #27
Dominican Republic
15.45 % 2018 +0.7 % -3.1 % View data
28 #28
Cambodia
15.41 % 2018 +0.1 % NA View data
29 #29
Botswana
15.09 % 2014 -8.1 % -7.0 % View data
30 #30
Zimbabwe
15.00 % 2013 +5.4 % NA View data
31 #31
Zambia
14.83 % 2017 NA -1.9 % View data
32 #32
Brazil
14.48 % 2018 -4.2 % -4.7 % View data
33 #33
Uganda
14.45 % 2013 NA NA View data
34 #34
Sao Tome and Principe
14.16 % 2017 NA NA View data
35 #35
Cameroon
13.12 % 2018 +3.1 % NA View data
36 #36
Aruba
13.05 % 2014 +0.2 % +4.9 % View data
37 #37
Bhutan
12.98 % 2018 -2.9 % -3.2 % View data
38 #38
Honduras
12.86 % 2018 -0.3 % -3.8 % View data
39 #39
Laos
12.85 % 2018 -5.9 % -9.3 % View data
40 #40
Guatemala
12.43 % 2018 +0.1 % -2.9 % View data
41 #41
Costa Rica
11.98 % 2018 -0.7 % -2.0 % View data
42 #42
Djibouti
11.93 % 2018 -13.8 % NA View data
43 #43
Bangladesh
11.80 % 2017 NA NA View data
44 #44
Marshall Islands
11.69 % 2016 -1.6 % NA View data
45 #45
Chad
11.52 % 2018 -7.2 % +4.7 % View data
46 #46
Myanmar
10.70 % 2017 NA NA View data
47 #47
Ethiopia
10.45 % 2018 -7.3 % NA View data
48 #48
Yemen
10.25 % 2016 NA NA View data
49 #49
Thailand
10.20 % 2015 +6.3 % NA View data
50 #50
Ivory Coast
10.13 % 2018 -6.6 % -12.7 % View data
51 #51
Guinea
9.96 % 2018 -4.6 % -5.5 % View data
52 #52
Belize
9.93 % 2018 -3.4 % -2.4 % View data
53 #53
Portugal
9.83 % 2018 -0.7 % -0.8 % View data
54 #54
Benin
9.76 % 2017 NA +0.8 % View data
55 #55
Cabo Verde
9.56 % 2018 -5.0 % -6.6 % View data
56 #56
Panama
9.51 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.1 % View data
57 #57
Senegal
9.14 % 2018 -1.9 % +2.5 % View data
58 #58
Sierra Leone
8.71 % 2018 +1.0 % -0.5 % View data
59 #59
Bahamas
8.43 % 2016 NA NA View data
60 #60
Andorra
8.40 % 2017 -7.3 % +0.7 % View data
61 #61
Dominica
8.33 % 2018 +2.7 % NA View data
62 #62
Azerbaijan
8.30 % 2018 -6.9 % +4.5 % View data
63 #63
Venezuela
8.21 % 2018 -3.3 % -4.7 % View data
64 #64
Mali
8.21 % 2018 +9.5 % NA View data
65 #65
Algeria
8.15 % 2018 -5.3 % -3.3 % View data
66 #66
Chile
8.04 % 2018 +2.1 % -2.5 % View data
67 #67
Niger
8.01 % 2018 +0.9 % +2.5 % View data
68 #68
Uruguay
7.85 % 2016 -15.5 % NA View data
69 #69
Samoa
7.64 % 2018 +4.6 % NA View data
70 #70
Lebanon
7.61 % 2018 -2.5 % -1.3 % View data
71 #71
Ukraine
7.50 % 2018 -5.3 % +0.1 % View data
72 #72
Syria
7.26 % 2013 -1.5 % +2.4 % View data
73 #73
South Africa
7.23 % 2015 NA NA View data
74 #74
Bolivia
7.17 % 2018 +0.2 % -8.7 % View data
75 #75
Saudi Arabia
6.78 % 2018 -5.2 % -7.1 % View data
76 #76
Grenada
6.72 % 2018 +4.6 % +16.6 % View data
77 #77
Argentina
6.71 % 2018 -4.1 % -5.9 % View data
78 #78
Albania
6.59 % 2018 -1.3 % -5.0 % View data
79 #79
Jamaica
6.44 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.0 % View data
80 #80
Netherlands
6.22 % 2016 -5.1 % -3.6 % View data
81 #81
Peru
5.83 % 2018 -6.7 % -8.4 % View data
82 #82
British Virgin Islands
5.67 % 2018 -4.4 % -9.3 % View data
83 #83
Tanzania
5.54 % 2013 +13.2 % -14.7 % View data
84 #84
Belarus
5.28 % 2018 +0.7 % -2.0 % View data
85 #85
Monaco
5.00 % 2017 +162.9 % NA View data
86 #86
Spain
4.97 % 2018 +1.4 % -1.8 % View data
87 #87
United States
4.92 % 2018 -1.8 % -4.5 % View data
88 #88
Iran
4.84 % 2018 -0.4 % -17.1 % View data
89 #89
Belgium
4.82 % 2018 +0.0 % -3.6 % View data
90 #90
Antigua and Barbuda
4.63 % 2018 -8.7 % NA View data
91 #91
Mauritius
4.54 % 2018 +1.3 % -5.9 % View data
92 #92
Fiji
4.54 % 2018 -3.9 % -12.6 % View data
93 #93
Turks and Caicos Islands
4.52 % 2015 -24.0 % NA View data
94 #94
United Arab Emirates
4.44 % 2018 +0.5 % +6.3 % View data
95 #95
Tunisia
4.41 % 2018 -8.1 % -5.5 % View data
96 #96
Estonia
4.31 % 2018 +2.7 % +31.7 % View data
97 #97
Brunei
4.23 % 2018 -2.0 % +14.0 % View data
98 #98
Ecuador
3.99 % 2018 -10.9 % -11.3 % View data
99 #99
Seychelles
3.92 % 2018 -2.7 % -1.4 % View data
100 #100
Australia
3.88 % 2018 -6.5 % -12.1 % View data
101 #101
Puerto Rico
3.85 % 2018 -3.1 % -2.5 % View data
102 #102
Cuba
3.70 % 2018 +0.2 % +14.6 % View data
103 #103
Kiribati
3.67 % 2017 -37.1 % NA View data
104 #104
Romania
3.62 % 2016 -2.0 % -2.7 % View data
105 #105
Denmark
3.60 % 2018 +0.8 % -0.5 % View data
106 #106
Luxembourg
3.50 % 2018 -1.2 % -1.2 % View data
107 #107
France
3.48 % 2018 -3.8 % -4.0 % View data
108 #108
Saint Lucia
3.43 % 2018 -8.0 % -2.4 % View data
109 #109
Turkey
3.41 % 2018 -3.4 % -9.5 % View data
110 #110
Hungary
3.33 % 2018 -1.3 % -2.7 % View data
111 #111
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
3.24 % 2018 -13.0 % -8.0 % View data
112 #112
Kuwait
3.13 % 2018 -5.1 % +15.3 % View data
113 #113
Israel
3.02 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
114 #114
Egypt
2.98 % 2018 -2.5 % NA View data
115 #115
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2.90 % 2018 -28.8 % +2.5 % View data
116 #116
Latvia
2.75 % 2018 -9.5 % -8.8 % View data
117 #117
Montenegro
2.55 % 2017 +4.9 % +15.2 % View data
118 #118
Hong Kong
2.54 % 2018 -6.8 % -0.2 % View data
119 #119
Bahrain
2.50 % 2018 -1.2 % -4.4 % View data
120 #120
Oman
2.43 % 2018 +4.0 % -4.2 % View data
121 #121
Mexico
2.42 % 2018 -7.7 % -12.5 % View data
122 #122
Barbados
2.40 % 2017 +2.3 % NA View data
123 #123
Mongolia
2.31 % 2018 -18.4 % -28.4 % View data
124 #124
Cayman Islands
2.25 % 2018 NA +2.8 % View data
125 #125
Cyprus
2.25 % 2018 +0.6 % -3.4 % View data
126 #126
Qatar
2.24 % 2018 -3.0 % -2.9 % View data
127 #127
Slovenia
2.08 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.5 % View data
128 #128
Armenia
2.06 % 2018 -1.6 % -8.4 % View data
129 #129
Germany
2.03 % 2018 -0.2 % -1.6 % View data
130 #130
Bulgaria
1.95 % 2018 -7.9 % -7.1 % View data
131 #131
Georgia
1.93 % 2018 -3.8 % -12.7 % View data
132 #132
Saint Kitts and Nevis
1.93 % 2018 -2.8 % -9.8 % View data
133 #133
India
1.87 % 2013 -63.0 % -20.3 % View data
134 #134
Vietnam
1.76 % 2017 -14.2 % -8.3 % View data
135 #135
Liechtenstein
1.74 % 2018 -4.2 % NA View data
136 #136
West Bank and Gaza
1.69 % 2018 -0.4 % -5.8 % View data
137 #137
Moldova
1.69 % 2018 -10.5 % -8.2 % View data
138 #138
Switzerland
1.68 % 2018 -2.2 % -0.4 % View data
139 #139
Finland
1.62 % 2018 +1.1 % -0.0 % View data
140 #140
Greece
1.54 % 2018 -1.3 % -1.5 % View data
141 #141
Italy
1.48 % 2018 -0.0 % -9.6 % View data
142 #142
Poland
1.16 % 2018 -5.3 % -7.3 % View data
143 #143
United Kingdom
1.16 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
144 #144
Kyrgyzstan
1.11 % 2018 +2.5 % -9.3 % View data
145 #145
Maldives
1.05 % 2018 -36.3 % -30.9 % View data
146 #146
Tonga
1.05 % 2015 -86.0 % NA View data
147 #147
Jordan
1.01 % 2017 -57.0 % -5.6 % View data
148 #148
Malta
1.00 % 2018 +0.7 % +4.6 % View data
149 #149
Serbia
0.98 % 2018 +1.0 % -9.2 % View data
150 #150
Nauru
0.97 % 2016 NA NA View data
151 #151
Macedonia
0.92 % 2018 -2.4 % -2.4 % View data
152 #152
Croatia
0.88 % 2018 -3.7 % -5.8 % View data
153 #153
Indonesia
0.84 % 2018 -21.3 % -24.3 % View data
154 #154
Lithuania
0.83 % 2018 -15.1 % -11.0 % View data
155 #155
Kazakhstan
0.79 % 2018 +127.7 % -1.3 % View data
156 #156
Sri Lanka
0.77 % 2018 -16.4 % -10.5 % View data
157 #157
South Korea
0.77 % 2018 -11.4 % -22.7 % View data
158 #158
Singapore
0.59 % 2016 NA NA View data
159 #159
Uzbekistan
0.57 % 2018 +21.6 % -10.0 % View data
160 #160
New Zealand
0.42 % 2018 -2.2 % +8.1 % View data
161 #161
Ireland
0.34 % 2018 -29.0 % -13.6 % View data
162 #162
Malaysia
0.31 % 2018 +6.6 % -9.0 % View data
163 #163
Tuvalu
0.28 % 2016 +11.3 % NA View data
164 #164
Tajikistan
0.08 % 2018 -11.1 % NA View data
165 #165
Iceland
0.03 % 2018 -5.2 % -2.8 % 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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