South Africa - Primary completion rate

Primary completion rate, female (% of relevant age group)

Primary completion rate, female (% of relevant age group) in South Africa was 98.00 as of 2004. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 98.00 in 2004, while its lowest value was 80.21 in 1991.

Definition: Primary completion rate, or gross intake ratio to the last grade of primary education, is the number of new entrants (enrollments minus repeaters) in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, divided by the population at the entrance age for the last grade of primary education. Data limitations preclude adjusting for students who drop out during the final year of primary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1991 80.21
1998 92.70
1999 87.36
2000 87.51
2002 93.21
2003 95.82
2004 98.00

Primary completion rate, male (% of relevant age group)

Primary completion rate, male (% of relevant age group) in South Africa was 93.73 as of 2004. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 93.73 in 2004, while its lowest value was 71.60 in 1991.

Definition: Primary completion rate, or gross intake ratio to the last grade of primary education, is the number of new entrants (enrollments minus repeaters) in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, divided by the population at the entrance age for the last grade of primary education. Data limitations preclude adjusting for students who drop out during the final year of primary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1991 71.60
1998 88.58
1999 83.23
2000 84.14
2002 85.24
2003 88.44
2004 93.73

Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group)

Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) in South Africa was 95.81 as of 2004. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 95.81 in 2004, while its lowest value was 75.90 in 1991.

Definition: Primary completion rate, or gross intake ratio to the last grade of primary education, is the number of new entrants (enrollments minus repeaters) in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, divided by the population at the entrance age for the last grade of primary education. Data limitations preclude adjusting for students who drop out during the final year of primary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1991 75.90
1998 90.65
1999 85.30
2000 85.81
2002 89.13
2003 92.03
2004 95.81

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes