Samoa - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Samoa was 6.00 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 8.00 in 1998, 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 8.00
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 Samoa was 29,860 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 41 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 31,175 in 2004 and a minimum value of 24,462 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 24,462
1971 24,976
1972 25,761
1973 27,408
1975 28,492
1976 28,677
1977 29,017
1978 28,955
1979 29,249
1980 28,388
1981 27,675
1982 26,973
1983 26,939
1986 26,921
1995 27,196
1996 27,011
1997 27,317
1999 27,297
2000 28,026
2001 29,203
2002 30,164
2003 31,059
2004 31,175
2007 30,199
2009 29,663
2010 30,871
2011 29,860

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Samoa was 48.58 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 51.09 in 1975, while its lowest value was 46.44 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
1970 48.54
1971 46.44
1972 48.78
1973 48.07
1975 51.09
1976 48.17
1977 47.80
1978 47.64
1979 48.10
1980 47.60
1981 47.86
1982 48.13
1983 48.02
1986 48.37
1995 47.56
1996 47.60
1997 48.09
1998 48.70
1999 47.65
2000 48.09
2001 48.12
2002 47.92
2003 47.84
2004 47.96
2007 47.96
2009 47.51
2010 48.12
2011 48.58

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Samoa was 1,021.00 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,511.00 in 1986 and a minimum value of 919.00 in 2008.

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
1970 1,051.00
1971 937.00
1972 1,137.00
1973 1,011.00
1975 1,216.00
1976 1,322.00
1977 1,346.00
1978 1,471.00
1979 1,458.00
1980 1,438.00
1981 1,288.00
1982 1,460.00
1983 1,502.00
1986 1,511.00
1995 1,475.00
1996 1,479.00
1999 1,137.00
2000 1,167.00
2001 1,166.00
2002 1,121.00
2003 1,240.00
2004 1,245.00
2007 920.00
2008 919.00
2009 936.00
2010 1,021.00

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Samoa was 77.28 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 77.28 in 2010, while its lowest value was 54.15 in 2002.

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
1975 63.57
1976 64.52
1977 67.31
1978 68.39
1979 70.16
1980 71.35
1982 71.92
1983 71.77
1986 73.79
1995 71.05
1996 71.87
1998 73.18
1999 71.24
2000 71.21
2001 72.64
2002 54.15
2003 72.66
2004 72.61
2010 77.28

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes