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 99.05 as of 2004. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 99.05 in 2004, while its lowest value was 80.20 in 1991.

Definition: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.

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

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Year Value
1991 80.20
1998 92.78
1999 87.40
2000 87.45
2002 93.56
2003 96.54
2004 99.05

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

Primary completion rate, male (% of relevant age group) in South Africa was 99.66 as of 2004. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 99.66 in 2004, while its lowest value was 71.60 in 1991.

Definition: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.

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

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Year Value
1991 71.60
1998 86.96
1999 82.53
2000 85.32
2002 89.38
2003 93.49
2004 99.66

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

Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) in South Africa was 99.35 as of 2004. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 99.35 in 2004, while its lowest value was 75.90 in 1991.

Definition: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.

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

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Year Value
1991 75.90
1998 89.87
1999 84.96
2000 86.38
2002 91.46
2003 95.01
2004 99.35

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes