Liberia - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Liberia was 6.00 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 6.00 in 2014, while its lowest value was 6.00 in 1970.

Definition: Primary duration refers to the number of grades (years) in primary school.

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
2013 6.00
2014 6.00

Primary education, pupils

The value for Primary education, pupils in Liberia was 683,977 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 44 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 683,977 in 2014 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
2014 683,977

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Liberia was 46.93 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 44 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
1998 38.98
1999 42.38
2000 41.92
2006 47.33
2008 46.92
2009 46.47
2011 46.91
2014 46.93

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Liberia was 25,812 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 15 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 25,812 in 2014 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 22,237
2009 22,120
2011 25,137
2014 25,812

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Liberia was 13.97 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 28.00 in 2000, while its lowest value was 11.86 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.

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Year Value
1998 15.29
1999 19.20
2000 28.00
2006 12.89
2008 11.86
2009 12.69
2011 13.91
2014 13.97

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes