Brazil - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Brazil was 5.00 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 5.00 in 2012, while its lowest value was 4.00 in 1970.

Definition: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 4.00
1971 4.00
1972 4.00
1973 4.00
1974 4.00
1975 4.00
1976 4.00
1977 4.00
1978 4.00
1979 4.00
1980 4.00
1981 4.00
1982 4.00
1983 4.00
1984 4.00
1985 4.00
1986 4.00
1987 4.00
1988 4.00
1989 4.00
1990 4.00
1991 4.00
1992 4.00
1993 4.00
1994 4.00
1995 4.00
1996 4.00
1997 4.00
1998 4.00
1999 4.00
2000 4.00
2001 4.00
2002 4.00
2003 4.00
2004 4.00
2005 4.00
2006 4.00
2007 4.00
2008 4.00
2009 4.00
2010 4.00
2011 5.00
2012 5.00

Primary education, pupils

The value for Primary education, pupils in Brazil was 16,893,490 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35,838,370 in 1998 and a minimum value of 12,812,030 in 1970.

Definition: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 12,812,030
1971 13,623,390
1972 13,676,580
1973 13,995,220
1974 14,009,390
1975 13,924,850
1976 13,524,830
1977 14,163,730
1978 14,814,040
1979 15,719,840
1980 16,089,730
1981 15,984,810
1982 16,694,570
1983 16,378,400
1984 17,488,900
1985 17,331,580
1987 17,568,720
1988 18,822,710
1989 18,409,050
1990 20,312,240
1991 19,002,860
1992 19,231,500
1993 19,410,180
1994 19,930,480
1997 20,568,130
1998 35,838,370
1999 20,939,080
2000 20,211,510
2001 19,727,680
2002 19,380,390
2003 18,919,120
2004 18,979,210
2005 18,661,100
2007 17,996,080
2008 17,812,440
2009 17,451,890
2010 16,893,490

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Brazil was 47.24 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 49.71 in 1970, while its lowest value was 47.18 in 2008.

Definition: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 49.71
1971 49.38
1972 49.30
1973 49.46
1974 49.45
1979 48.80
1989 49.23
1999 47.73
2000 47.70
2001 47.75
2002 47.74
2003 47.72
2004 47.71
2005 47.59
2007 47.21
2008 47.18
2009 47.20
2010 47.24

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Brazil was 762,132 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 887,428 in 2004 and a minimum value of 457,406 in 1970.

Definition: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

See also:

Year Value
1970 457,406
1999 807,053
2000 815,079
2001 858,813
2002 867,003
2003 877,204
2004 887,428
2005 886,781
2007 754,291
2008 773,624
2009 770,703
2010 762,132

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Brazil was 90.73 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 94.78 in 1970, while its lowest value was 87.79 in 2005.

Definition: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

See also:

Year Value
1970 94.78
1999 92.61
2000 92.61
2001 92.07
2002 90.04
2003 89.73
2004 89.58
2005 87.79
2007 91.03
2008 91.08
2009 90.83
2010 90.73

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes