Germany - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Germany was 4.00 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 4.00 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 4.00
2012 4.00

Primary education, pupils

The value for Primary education, pupils in Germany was 3,067,521 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3,865,724 in 1998 and a minimum value of 3,067,521 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
1991 3,431,385
1992 3,438,052
1993 3,582,582
1994 3,639,717
1995 3,727,157
1996 3,804,887
1997 3,859,490
1998 3,865,724
1999 3,767,460
2000 3,655,859
2001 3,519,051
2002 3,373,176
2003 3,303,737
2004 3,305,386
2005 3,306,136
2006 3,329,349
2007 3,311,285
2008 3,236,158
2009 3,150,822
2010 3,067,521

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Germany was 48.63 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 49.00 in 1992, while its lowest value was 48.49 in 1998.

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
1992 49.00
1993 48.57
1994 48.57
1995 48.58
1996 48.55
1997 48.52
1998 48.49
1999 48.51
2000 48.53
2001 48.54
2002 48.54
2003 48.60
2004 48.62
2005 48.69
2006 48.68
2007 48.66
2008 48.61
2009 48.63
2010 48.63

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Germany was 241,845 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 17 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 242,969 in 2007 and a minimum value of 213,489 in 1995.

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
1993 215,414
1994 224,299
1995 213,489
1996 223,235
1997 224,517
1998 221,634
1999 221,318
2000 239,206
2001 238,345
2002 235,993
2003 235,179
2004 232,937
2005 234,107
2006 238,428
2007 242,969
2008 239,761
2009 242,329
2010 241,845

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Germany was 85.54 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 85.54 in 2010, while its lowest value was 80.93 in 1996.

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
1993 83.94
1994 85.00
1995 85.08
1996 80.93
1997 81.25
1999 81.53
2000 81.18
2001 82.03
2002 82.44
2003 82.83
2004 82.92
2005 83.65
2006 84.02
2007 84.03
2008 85.20
2009 84.97
2010 85.54

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes