Malaysia - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Malaysia 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 Malaysia was 2,947,534 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3,202,008 in 2005 and a minimum value of 1,684,263 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 1,684,263
1975 1,893,323
1977 1,929,914
1978 1,968,304
1979 1,986,141
1980 2,008,973
1981 2,034,256
1982 2,072,393
1983 2,120,050
1984 2,148,748
1985 2,199,096
1987 2,274,453
1988 2,338,418
1989 2,397,816
1990 2,455,525
1991 2,540,623
1992 2,626,297
1993 2,693,632
1994 2,744,993
1995 2,799,744
1996 2,856,613
1999 2,911,773
2000 3,025,977
2001 3,033,019
2002 3,009,009
2003 3,056,266
2004 3,159,376
2005 3,202,008
2006 3,133,399
2007 3,103,579
2008 3,053,378
2009 3,000,676
2010 2,947,534

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Malaysia was 48.48 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 48.76 in 1994, while its lowest value was 46.83 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 46.83
1975 48.00
1980 48.55
1981 48.64
1982 48.62
1983 48.54
1984 48.63
1985 48.57
1987 48.63
1988 48.61
1989 48.59
1990 48.63
1991 48.61
1992 48.69
1993 48.69
1994 48.76
1995 48.69
1996 48.69
1998 48.58
1999 48.32
2000 48.70
2001 48.68
2002 48.67
2003 48.60
2004 48.59
2005 48.58
2006 48.55
2007 48.55
2008 48.53
2009 48.48
2010 48.48

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Malaysia was 231,683 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 231,683 in 2010 and a minimum value of 54,366 in 1970.

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
1970 54,366
1975 59,343
1977 61,267
1978 63,636
1979 64,270
1980 73,664
1981 77,100
1982 79,796
1983 81,664
1984 83,760
1985 91,424
1987 102,356
1988 109,563
1989 112,204
1990 120,505
1991 126,139
1992 130,482
1993 134,579
1994 139,343
1995 140,430
1996 147,128
1999 142,996
2000 154,720
2001 154,233
2002 159,041
2003 174,504
2004 180,682
2005 189,521
2006 198,988
2007 205,772
2008 209,850
2009 226,467
2010 231,683

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Malaysia was 68.71 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 69.03 in 2009, while its lowest value was 44.17 in 1980.

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
1980 44.17
1981 44.90
1982 45.82
1983 46.66
1984 47.96
1985 50.04
1987 53.34
1988 55.39
1989 56.00
1990 56.84
1991 57.16
1992 58.19
1993 58.91
1994 59.14
1995 59.56
1996 60.32
1998 62.92
1999 66.22
2000 66.22
2001 66.90
2002 67.54
2003 66.29
2004 66.92
2005 65.69
2006 67.82
2007 68.41
2008 68.44
2009 69.03
2010 68.71

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes