Pakistan - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Pakistan was 5.00 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 5.00 in 2012, while its lowest value was 5.00 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 5.00
1971 5.00
1972 5.00
1973 5.00
1974 5.00
1975 5.00
1976 5.00
1977 5.00
1978 5.00
1979 5.00
1980 5.00
1981 5.00
1982 5.00
1983 5.00
1984 5.00
1985 5.00
1986 5.00
1987 5.00
1988 5.00
1989 5.00
1990 5.00
1991 5.00
1992 5.00
1993 5.00
1994 5.00
1995 5.00
1996 5.00
1997 5.00
1998 5.00
1999 5.00
2000 5.00
2001 5.00
2002 5.00
2003 5.00
2004 5.00
2005 5.00
2006 5.00
2007 5.00
2008 5.00
2009 5.00
2010 5.00
2011 5.00
2012 5.00

Primary education, pupils

The value for Primary education, pupils in Pakistan was 18,050,720 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18,756,350 in 2010 and a minimum value of 3,992,834 in 1971.

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 3,992,834
1972 4,119,577
1973 4,460,497
1974 4,813,134
1975 4,988,873
1976 5,236,203
1977 5,527,860
1978 5,015,479
1979 5,131,360
1980 5,213,092
1981 5,473,578
1982 5,741,490
1983 6,179,400
1984 6,412,000
1985 6,828,000
1986 7,094,059
1987 7,638,781
1988 7,958,529
1989 8,272,550
1990 8,614,857
1998 14,000,000
2000 13,987,200
2001 14,204,950
2002 14,489,110
2003 15,093,960
2004 16,207,290
2005 17,257,950
2006 16,687,660
2007 17,979,190
2008 18,175,800
2009 18,468,100
2010 18,756,350
2011 18,050,720

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Pakistan was 44.14 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 44.14 in 2011, while its lowest value was 26.59 in 1971.

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
1971 26.59
1972 27.03
1973 28.37
1974 28.41
1975 28.67
1976 29.53
1977 28.74
1978 31.87
1979 31.76
1980 32.16
1981 32.56
1982 33.02
1983 32.53
1984 32.63
1985 32.98
1986 33.34
1987 33.14
1988 33.59
1989 33.30
1990 33.51
2000 39.13
2001 39.13
2002 39.13
2003 40.63
2004 40.76
2005 41.83
2006 42.45
2007 43.64
2008 43.84
2009 44.10
2010 44.00
2011 44.14

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Pakistan was 453,164 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 465,334 in 2009 and a minimum value of 96,288 in 1971.

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
1971 96,288
1972 105,679
1973 108,035
1974 115,698
1975 123,361
1976 130,295
1977 133,295
1978 134,370
1979 136,876
1980 140,949
1981 150,004
1982 159,062
1983 176,700
1984 177,298
1985 179,000
1986 180,622
1987 189,400
1988 196,200
1989 203,449
1990 209,754
1998 330,000
2000 423,855
2001 408,871
2002 413,920
2003 433,461
2004 432,222
2005 450,136
2006 427,830
2007 450,027
2008 446,925
2009 465,334
2010 463,674
2011 453,164

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Pakistan was 48.45 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 48.45 in 2011, while its lowest value was 28.14 in 1972.

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 28.23
1972 28.14
1973 30.44
1974 30.26
1975 30.10
1976 33.88
1977 33.57
1978 33.69
1979 31.10
1980 33.88
1981 32.43
1982 31.16
1983 31.92
1984 32.21
1985 31.96
1986 31.69
1987 32.73
1988 32.77
1989 32.64
1990 33.02
2000 44.90
2001 44.90
2002 44.32
2003 44.22
2004 45.19
2005 45.88
2006 45.44
2007 45.90
2008 47.20
2009 46.47
2010 47.72
2011 48.45

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes