Nigeria - Number of Pupils in Primary Education

Since 2014, Nigeria Number of Pupils in Primary Education jumped by 0.7% year on year. At 26,754,634.39 Pupils in 2019, the country was number 4 among other countries in Number of Pupils in Primary Education. Nigeria is overtaken by Indonesia, which was ranked number 3 with 29,377,793.33 Pupils and is followed by United States with 25,123,677.23 Pupils. India ranked the highest with 144,403,982.41 Pupils in 2019, +0.3% versus 2018. Qatar recorded the best 5 years average growth at +6.1% per year, while El Salvador witnessed the worst performance at -3.7% per year.

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Date Units (Pupils)
2019 26,754,634.39
2018 26,442,205.56
2017 26,123,400.63
2016 25,591,181.00
2015
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How does Nigeria 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
3 #3
Indonesia
29,377,793 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
4 #4
Nigeria
26,754,634 2019 +1.2 % +0.7 % View data
5 #5
United States
25,123,677 2017 +0.4 % +0.8 % View data
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