Guyana - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Guyana 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.

See also:

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 Guyana was 98,662 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 140,394 in 1977 and a minimum value of 98,132 in 1994.

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 130,484
1972 130,671
1973 131,580
1974 132,023
1976 130,240
1977 140,394
1978 138,144
1979 137,312
1980 132,075
1981 130,832
1982 130,003
1983 126,372
1984 121,869
1985 117,211
1986 113,857
1987 112,581
1988 114,700
1989 118,015
1991 104,241
1992 100,116
1993 98,134
1994 98,132
1995 99,664
1996 100,252
1997 102,000
1999 107,207
2000 108,909
2001 109,292
2003 110,828
2004 114,637
2005 116,756
2006 110,503
2007 109,243
2008 107,456
2009 100,760
2010 99,241
2011 98,662

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Guyana was 48.86 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 49.77 in 1985, while its lowest value was 48.61 in 2000.

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 48.98
1972 49.05
1973 49.16
1974 49.18
1976 49.15
1977 49.14
1978 49.35
1979 49.06
1980 49.12
1981 49.10
1982 49.20
1984 49.40
1985 49.77
1986 49.25
1987 49.33
1988 49.24
1989 49.21
1991 49.20
1992 49.14
1993 49.31
1995 49.14
1996 49.11
1997 49.24
1999 48.98
2000 48.61
2001 48.89
2003 48.97
2004 48.69
2005 48.99
2006 48.96
2007 48.68
2008 48.78
2009 48.68
2010 48.77
2011 48.86

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Guyana was 4,012 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,485 in 1971 and a minimum value of 3,200 in 1987.

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 4,485
1974 4,077
1976 4,052
1977 4,335
1978 4,460
1979 4,215
1980 4,003
1981 3,909
1982 3,493
1983 3,489
1984 3,257
1985 3,284
1987 3,200
1991 3,509
1992 3,657
1993 3,669
1994 3,453
1995 3,417
1996 3,345
1997 3,461
1999 4,022
2000 4,153
2001 4,202
2003 4,174
2004 4,246
2005 4,164
2007 4,173
2008 4,204
2009 3,942
2010 4,031
2011 4,012

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Guyana was 88.09 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 88.51 in 2010, while its lowest value was 54.85 in 1971.

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
1971 54.85
1974 65.69
1976 68.88
1977 66.81
1978 68.74
1979 68.87
1980 69.97
1981 69.61
1982 69.65
1984 74.03
1985 73.33
1987 70.31
1991 76.09
1992 78.40
1993 79.50
1995 80.25
1997 84.80
1999 85.55
2000 84.90
2001 85.39
2003 86.25
2004 86.48
2005 86.48
2007 87.54
2008 87.75
2009 88.18
2010 88.51
2011 88.09

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes