Zambia - Children out of school

Children out of school, primary

The value for Children out of school, primary in Zambia was 325,149 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 41 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 742,868 in 2001 and a minimum value of 173,710 in 1972.

Definition: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.

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

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Year Value
1972 173,710
1976 199,263
1977 213,085
1978 236,353
1979 251,556
1980 259,689
1981 266,400
1982 276,033
1983 265,770
1984 261,664
1986 267,541
1988 319,720
1994 493,466
1995 546,251
1998 668,826
1999 712,531
2000 726,467
2001 742,868
2002 689,923
2004 425,340
2005 238,624
2006 278,321
2007 217,026
2008 203,380
2009 284,158
2010 363,405
2011 268,319
2012 235,676
2013 325,149

Children out of school, primary, female

The value for Children out of school, primary, female in Zambia was 147,141 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 41 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 373,698 in 2001 and a minimum value of 95,905 in 2012.

Definition: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.

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

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Year Value
1972 111,157
1976 120,731
1977 126,000
1978 135,426
1979 140,893
1980 144,347
1981 147,339
1982 152,570
1983 148,622
1984 148,062
1986 148,166
1988 170,399
1994 258,429
1995 283,897
1998 344,141
1999 367,232
2000 369,246
2001 373,698
2002 349,358
2004 209,945
2005 108,346
2006 121,390
2007 103,029
2009 125,226
2010 164,998
2011 117,723
2012 95,905
2013 147,141

Children out of school, female (% of female primary school age)

Children out of school, female (% of female primary school age) in Zambia was 9.97 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 36.28 in 1999, while its lowest value was 6.71 in 2012.

Definition: Children out of school are the percentage of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Children in the official primary age group that are in preprimary education should be considered out of school.

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

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Year Value
1972 26.41
1976 24.47
1977 24.55
1978 25.38
1979 25.43
1980 25.13
1981 24.74
1982 24.69
1983 23.17
1984 22.27
1986 20.80
1988 22.45
1994 29.31
1995 31.33
1998 34.82
1999 36.28
2000 35.75
2001 35.41
2002 32.40
2004 18.58
2005 9.35
2006 10.21
2007 8.43
2009 9.64
2010 12.30
2011 8.51
2012 6.71
2013 9.97

Children out of school, primary, male

The value for Children out of school, primary, male in Zambia was 178,008 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 41 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 369,170 in 2001 and a minimum value of 62,553 in 1972.

Definition: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.

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

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Year Value
1972 62,553
1976 78,532
1977 87,085
1978 100,927
1979 110,663
1980 115,342
1981 119,061
1982 123,463
1983 117,148
1984 113,602
1986 119,375
1988 149,321
1994 235,037
1995 262,354
1998 324,685
1999 345,299
2000 357,221
2001 369,170
2002 340,565
2004 215,395
2005 130,278
2006 156,931
2007 113,997
2009 158,932
2010 198,407
2011 150,596
2012 139,771
2013 178,008

Children out of school, male (% of male primary school age)

Children out of school, male (% of male primary school age) in Zambia was 11.94 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 34.76 in 2001, while its lowest value was 9.25 in 2007.

Definition: Children out of school are the percentage of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Children in the official primary age group that are in preprimary education should be considered out of school.

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

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Year Value
1972 14.82
1976 15.84
1977 16.88
1978 18.82
1979 19.87
1980 19.99
1981 19.91
1982 19.89
1983 18.18
1984 17.01
1986 16.66
1988 19.54
1994 26.47
1995 28.75
1998 32.64
1999 33.89
2000 34.35
2001 34.76
2002 31.38
2004 18.93
2005 11.16
2006 13.10
2007 9.25
2009 12.13
2010 14.66
2011 10.79
2012 9.69
2013 11.94

Children out of school (% of primary school age)

Children out of school (% of primary school age) in Zambia was 10.96 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 35.08 in 2001, while its lowest value was 8.04 in 2008.

Definition: Children out of school are the percentage of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Children in the official primary age group that are in preprimary education should be considered out of school.

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

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Year Value
1972 20.61
1976 20.15
1977 20.70
1978 22.09
1979 22.64
1980 22.56
1981 22.32
1982 22.28
1983 20.67
1984 19.64
1986 18.73
1988 20.99
1994 27.88
1995 30.03
1998 33.73
1999 35.08
2000 35.05
2001 35.08
2002 31.89
2004 18.76
2005 10.26
2006 11.66
2007 8.84
2008 8.04
2009 10.89
2010 13.49
2011 9.65
2012 8.21
2013 10.96

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Participation