Estonia - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Estonia 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 Estonia was 72,955 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 29 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 153,395 in 1989 and a minimum value of 72,955 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
1981 131,705
1982 133,655
1983 134,854
1984 135,649
1985 136,956
1986 138,573
1987 148,545
1988 153,202
1989 153,395
1990 128,132
1991 127,389
1992 126,050
1993 122,111
1994 120,667
1995 121,404
1996 125,718
1997 126,800
1998 127,823
1999 126,671
2000 123,406
2001 117,289
2002 108,637
2003 100,171
2004 92,098
2005 85,539
2006 79,589
2007 76,026
2008 74,629
2009 73,563
2010 72,955

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Estonia was 48.27 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 48.92 in 1987, while its lowest value was 47.69 in 2001.

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
1981 48.48
1982 48.60
1983 48.56
1984 48.34
1985 48.56
1986 48.41
1987 48.92
1988 48.58
1989 48.40
1990 48.34
1991 48.46
1992 48.52
1993 48.57
1994 48.56
1995 48.36
1996 48.33
1997 48.33
1998 48.09
1999 47.92
2000 47.90
2001 47.69
2002 47.75
2003 47.72
2004 47.88
2005 47.93
2006 48.03
2007 48.29
2008 48.22
2009 48.21
2010 48.27

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Estonia was 6,223 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8,616 in 2000 and a minimum value of 5,927 in 2007.

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

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

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Year Value
1994 6,580
1999 8,086
2000 8,616
2001 8,315
2006 7,516
2007 5,927
2008 6,141
2009 6,183
2010 6,223

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Estonia was 93.12 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 95.74 in 1994, while its lowest value was 85.75 in 2000.

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.

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Year Value
1994 95.74
1999 85.75
2000 85.75
2001 85.99
2006 89.42
2007 93.62
2008 94.04
2009 93.47
2010 93.12

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes