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 97.75 as of 2004. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 97.75 in 2004, while its lowest value was 80.22 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 80.22
1998 92.39
1999 87.16
2000 87.61
2002 93.31
2003 95.72
2004 97.75

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

Primary completion rate, male (% of relevant age group) in South Africa was 99.27 as of 2004. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 99.27 in 2004, while its lowest value was 71.61 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 71.61
1998 86.63
1999 82.40
2000 85.64
2002 89.30
2003 93.18
2004 99.27

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

Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) in South Africa was 98.51 as of 2004. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 98.51 in 2004, while its lowest value was 75.91 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 75.91
1998 89.50
1999 84.77
2000 86.62
2002 91.30
2003 94.45
2004 98.51

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes