Dominica - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Dominica was 7.00 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 7.00 in 2012, while its lowest value was 7.00 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.

See also:

Year Value
1970 7.00
1971 7.00
1972 7.00
1973 7.00
1974 7.00
1975 7.00
1976 7.00
1977 7.00
1978 7.00
1979 7.00
1980 7.00
1981 7.00
1982 7.00
1983 7.00
1984 7.00
1985 7.00
1986 7.00
1987 7.00
1988 7.00
1989 7.00
1990 7.00
1991 7.00
1992 7.00
1993 7.00
1994 7.00
1995 7.00
1996 7.00
1997 7.00
1998 7.00
1999 7.00
2000 7.00
2001 7.00
2002 7.00
2003 7.00
2004 7.00
2005 7.00
2006 7.00
2007 7.00
2008 7.00
2009 7.00
2010 7.00
2011 7.00
2012 7.00

Primary education, pupils

The value for Primary education, pupils in Dominica was 8,138 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17,808 in 1971 and a minimum value of 8,138 in 2010.

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 17,808
1972 17,758
1973 17,533
1974 17,048
1975 17,675
1976 17,166
1977 17,570
1978 17,402
1979 16,540
1980 15,601
1981 14,815
1982 14,803
1984 13,283
1986 12,340
1987 12,772
1988 12,600
1990 12,690
1991 12,836
1992 12,120
1993 12,795
1994 12,822
1995 12,627
1999 12,044
2000 11,774
2001 11,430
2002 10,984
2003 10,460
2004 9,872
2005 9,441
2006 8,912
2007 8,643
2008 8,369
2009 8,231
2010 8,138
2011 8,138

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Dominica was 49.12 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 50.44 in 1981, while its lowest value was 47.33 in 1984.

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
1971 47.61
1972 47.93
1973 47.94
1974 48.12
1975 47.98
1976 48.21
1977 49.34
1978 49.24
1979 49.14
1980 49.16
1981 50.44
1982 47.46
1984 47.33
1986 48.14
1987 48.51
1988 48.77
1990 48.83
1991 49.09
1992 48.75
1993 49.43
1994 49.56
1995 49.62
1999 48.29
2000 48.31
2001 48.31
2002 48.02
2003 48.31
2004 48.34
2005 48.68
2006 48.66
2007 48.47
2008 48.70
2009 48.78
2010 48.93
2011 49.12

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Dominica was 511.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 617.00 in 2001 and a minimum value of 414.00 in 1992.

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
1973 504.00
1974 448.00
1975 466.00
1977 462.00
1991 439.00
1992 414.00
1999 608.00
2000 602.00
2001 617.00
2002 589.00
2003 550.00
2004 519.00
2005 519.00
2006 517.00
2007 499.00
2008 500.00
2009 510.00
2010 508.00
2011 511.00

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Dominica was 85.91 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 86.81 in 2010, while its lowest value was 71.43 in 1977.

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
1973 77.38
1974 74.78
1975 74.68
1977 71.43
1991 80.64
1992 80.43
1999 75.49
2000 80.07
2001 79.09
2002 79.12
2003 83.82
2004 82.66
2005 84.97
2006 84.33
2007 84.37
2008 85.00
2009 86.27
2010 86.81
2011 85.91

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes