Afghanistan - Number of Pupils in Primary Education

Since 2014, Afghanistan Number of Pupils in Primary Education grew 1.5% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 20 comparing other countries in Number of Pupils in Primary Education at 6,700,320 Pupils. Afghanistan is overtaken by South Africa, which was ranked number 19 with 7,624,631 Pupils and is followed by Mozambique at 6,637,853 Pupils. India ranked the highest with 144,403,982.41 Pupils in 2019, +0.3% compared to 2018. China, Indonesia and Nigeria respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Qatar recorded the best 5 years average growth at +6.1% per year, while El Salvador was the worst growing country at -3.7% per year.

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Date Units (Pupils)
2019 6,700,320.00
2018 6,544,906.00
2017 6,350,404.00
2016 6,265,011.00
2015 6,199,329.00
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How does Afghanistan rank in Number of Pupils in Primary Education?

# 184 Countries Units (Pupils) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
India
144,403,982 2019 +0.3 % +0.9 % View data
2 #2
China
100,922,941 2019 -0.9 % +1.2 % View data
19 #19
South Africa
7,624,631 2019 +0.3 % +1.2 % View data
20 #20
Afghanistan
6,700,320 2019 +2.4 % +1.5 % View data
21 #21
Mozambique
6,637,853 2019 +1.1 % +3.1 % View data
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