Dem. Rep. Congo - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Dem. Rep. Congo was 6.00 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 6.00 in 2012, while its lowest value was 6.00 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 6.00
1971 6.00
1972 6.00
1973 6.00
1974 6.00
1975 6.00
1976 6.00
1977 6.00
1978 6.00
1979 6.00
1980 6.00
1981 6.00
1982 6.00
1983 6.00
1984 6.00
1985 6.00
1986 6.00
1987 6.00
1988 6.00
1989 6.00
1990 6.00
1991 6.00
1992 6.00
1993 6.00
1994 6.00
1995 6.00
1996 6.00
1997 6.00
1998 6.00
1999 6.00
2000 6.00
2001 6.00
2002 6.00
2003 6.00
2004 6.00
2005 6.00
2006 6.00
2007 6.00
2008 6.00
2009 6.00
2010 6.00
2011 6.00
2012 6.00

Primary education, pupils

The value for Primary education, pupils in Dem. Rep. Congo was 11,082,500 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 11,082,500 in 2011 and a minimum value of 3,088,011 in 1971.

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
1971 3,088,011
1972 3,181,242
1973 3,292,020
1974 3,363,384
1975 3,429,076
1976 3,544,498
1977 3,644,578
1978 3,789,530
1979 3,919,395
1980 4,054,758
1981 4,195,699
1982 4,342,470
1983 4,495,346
1984 4,654,613
1985 4,522,363
1986 4,650,756
1987 4,156,029
1988 4,356,516
1990 3,429,633
1991 4,562,430
1992 4,622,758
1993 4,870,933
1994 4,939,297
1995 5,417,506
1999 4,022,411
2002 5,455,391
2007 8,839,888
2008 9,973,365
2009 10,244,090
2010 10,572,420
2011 11,082,500

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Dem. Rep. Congo was 46.26 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 47.38 in 1999, while its lowest value was 36.77 in 1971.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1971 36.77
1972 37.84
1973 38.33
1974 39.35
1975 39.30
1976 39.66
1977 40.24
1978 40.40
1979 40.79
1980 41.19
1981 41.60
1982 41.89
1983 42.32
1984 42.77
1985 39.28
1986 39.29
1987 43.86
1988 42.34
1990 41.30
1991 42.63
1992 43.00
1993 43.58
1994 42.58
1995 40.58
1999 47.38
2002 43.86
2007 44.76
2008 45.46
2009 45.95
2010 46.28
2011 46.26

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Dem. Rep. Congo was 296,554 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 296,554 in 2011 and a minimum value of 72,546 in 1971.

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
1971 72,546
1972 73,129
1973 80,481
1984 112,077
1987 113,468
1992 114,967
1993 117,267
1994 112,041
1995 121,054
1999 154,618
2002 158,887
2007 230,834
2008 255,594
2009 274,453
2010 285,640
2011 296,554

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Dem. Rep. Congo was 26.97 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 27.13 in 2010, while its lowest value was 19.47 in 1993.

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
1992 19.66
1993 19.47
1994 24.04
1995 22.24
1999 21.47
2002 25.86
2007 25.91
2008 26.51
2009 26.34
2010 27.13
2011 26.97

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes