Tonga - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Tonga was 6.00 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 6.00 in 2012, 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 6.00
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 Tonga was 16,892 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 37 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 19,744 in 1979 and a minimum value of 16,329 in 1983.

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 17,865
1971 16,416
1972 16,566
1973 16,688
1974 16,932
1975 19,260
1976 19,474
1977 19,416
1978 19,730
1979 19,744
1980 19,012
1981 17,364
1982 16,701
1983 16,329
1984 16,921
1985 17,019
1986 16,912
1987 16,715
1990 16,522
1991 16,728
1992 16,658
1993 16,792
1999 16,783
2000 16,697
2001 17,033
2002 17,105
2003 17,891
2004 17,113
2005 17,032
2006 16,941
2007 16,892

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Tonga was 47.03 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 48.02 in 1972, while its lowest value was 46.19 in 1998.

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 47.85
1971 47.34
1972 48.02
1973 47.29
1974 47.61
1975 47.64
1976 47.52
1977 47.51
1978 47.72
1979 47.63
1981 47.48
1982 47.24
1983 47.28
1984 47.59
1985 47.96
1986 47.68
1990 47.91
1991 47.73
1992 47.78
1993 47.61
1998 46.19
1999 46.43
2000 46.64
2001 47.21
2002 47.14
2003 46.92
2004 46.92
2005 47.30
2006 47.12
2007 47.03

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Tonga was 665.00 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 37 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 843.00 in 2004 and a minimum value of 641.00 in 1973.

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
1970 658.00
1971 648.00
1972 642.00
1973 641.00
1974 668.00
1975 688.00
1976 767.00
1978 761.00
1979 818.00
1980 781.00
1981 695.00
1982 793.00
1983 832.00
1984 810.00
1985 744.00
1986 758.00
1987 772.00
1990 689.00
1991 714.00
1992 784.00
1993 754.00
1999 803.00
2000 754.00
2001 823.00
2002 773.00
2003 824.00
2004 843.00
2005 839.00
2006 760.00
2007 665.00

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Tonga was 70.83 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 70.83 in 2007, while its lowest value was 43.52 in 1971.

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
1970 43.77
1971 43.52
1972 46.11
1973 47.27
1974 45.51
1975 53.49
1978 54.14
1979 57.09
1981 59.28
1982 61.16
1983 60.22
1984 60.99
1985 61.83
1986 64.91
1990 68.94
1991 67.37
1992 64.16
1993 65.65
1998 69.95
1999 67.25
2000 68.83
2001 68.04
2002 69.86
2003 62.01
2004 62.99
2007 70.83

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes