Liberia - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Liberia 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 Liberia was 674,534 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 41 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 674,534 in 2011 and a minimum value of 80,217 in 1970.

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
1970 80,217
1971 84,959
1972 90,192
1975 104,056
1976 100,217
1978 129,776
1979 134,658
1980 147,216
1984 132,889
1999 395,611
2000 496,253
2006 488,438
2008 539,887
2009 605,236
2011 674,534

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Liberia was 46.91 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 47.33 in 2006, while its lowest value was 30.15 in 1970.

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
1970 30.15
1971 30.94
1972 32.27
1975 33.62
1976 32.87
1978 35.90
1979 36.87
1980 35.41
1999 42.38
2000 41.92
2006 47.33
2008 46.92
2009 46.47
2011 46.91

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Liberia was 25,137 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 12 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 25,137 in 2011 and a minimum value of 10,055 in 1999.

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
1999 10,055
2000 12,966
2006 17,460
2008 22,253
2009 22,120
2011 25,137

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Liberia was 13.91 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 28.00 in 2000, while its lowest value was 11.87 in 2008.

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
1999 19.20
2000 28.00
2006 12.89
2008 11.87
2009 12.69
2011 13.91

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes