South Africa - Number of Pupils in Primary Education

Since 2014, South Africa Number of Pupils in Primary Education jumped by 1.2% year on year. At 7,624,631 Pupils in 2019, the country was number 19 comparing other countries in Number of Pupils in Primary Education. South Africa is overtaken by Vietnam, which was number 18 at 7,990,278.98 Pupils and is followed by Afghanistan at 6,700,320 Pupils. India lead the ranking with 144,403,982.41 Pupils in 2019, a growth of 0.3% versus 2018. China, Indonesia and Nigeria respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Qatar witnessed the best average annual 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 7,624,631.00
2018 7,599,546.00
2017 7,582,154.00
2016 7,569,924.00
2015 7,555,842.00
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How does South Africa 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
18 #18
Vietnam
7,990,279 2019 -0.6 % +1.4 % 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
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