Belgium - Primary education

Primary education, duration (years)

Primary education, duration (years) in Belgium was 6.00 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 46 years was 6.00 in 2016, while its lowest value was 6.00 in 1970.

Definition: Primary duration refers to the number of grades (years) in primary school.

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

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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
2013 6.00
2014 6.00
2015 6.00
2016 6.00

Primary education, pupils

The value for Primary education, pupils in Belgium was 782,606 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 44 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,021,511 in 1971 and a minimum value of 711,521 in 1992.

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
1971 1,021,511
1972 1,014,802
1973 955,920
1974 968,689
1975 955,255
1976 941,941
1977 923,677
1978 902,627
1979 878,385
1980 861,746
1981 842,117
1982 821,059
1983 780,408
1984 758,663
1985 739,522
1986 730,288
1987 727,647
1988 728,718
1989 727,060
1990 722,811
1991 719,372
1992 711,521
1993 739,093
1994 736,782
1995 738,768
1996 742,796
1999 762,734
2000 773,742
2001 771,889
2002 767,787
2003 761,730
2004 747,111
2005 738,580
2006 732,808
2007 732,411
2008 733,052
2009 731,603
2010 731,761
2011 736,062
2012 744,331
2013 764,137
2014 773,568
2015 782,606

Primary education, pupils (% female)

Primary education, pupils (% female) in Belgium was 48.87 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 49.16 in 1991, while its lowest value was 48.48 in 1995.

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
1971 48.53
1972 48.51
1973 49.05
1974 48.76
1975 48.69
1976 48.69
1977 48.62
1978 48.62
1979 48.77
1980 48.66
1981 48.67
1982 48.71
1983 48.90
1984 48.97
1985 48.99
1986 48.95
1987 49.06
1988 49.07
1989 49.06
1990 49.05
1991 49.16
1992 49.09
1993 48.53
1994 48.49
1995 48.48
1996 48.52
1999 48.55
2000 48.64
2001 48.65
2002 48.67
2003 48.66
2004 48.81
2005 48.81
2006 48.81
2007 48.90
2008 48.92
2009 48.87
2010 48.86
2011 48.83
2012 48.77
2013 48.92
2014 48.90
2015 48.87

Primary education, teachers

The value for Primary education, teachers in Belgium was 68,826 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 43 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 68,826 in 2014 and a minimum value of 40,894 in 1984.

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
1971 51,692
1974 50,312
1976 48,625
1977 48,038
1978 46,484
1979 46,227
1980 44,212
1981 46,430
1982 45,130
1984 40,894
1985 43,958
1986 44,190
1993 59,830
1994 60,738
2000 64,571
2001 63,626
2002 64,288
2003 64,125
2004 64,556
2005 64,278
2006 64,947
2007 65,378
2008 65,574
2009 65,668
2010 66,317
2011 65,783
2012 66,441
2013 68,576
2014 68,826

Primary education, teachers (% female)

Primary education, teachers (% female) in Belgium was 81.71 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 81.71 in 2014, while its lowest value was 54.00 in 1974.

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
1971 56.20
1974 54.00
1976 57.12
1977 57.85
1978 57.63
1979 58.09
1980 58.62
1981 58.75
1984 60.73
1985 58.69
1986 62.51
1993 71.40
1994 71.82
2000 78.30
2001 78.09
2002 78.91
2003 77.70
2004 78.09
2005 78.68
2006 79.32
2007 79.75
2008 80.30
2009 80.58
2010 80.99
2011 81.03
2012 81.29
2013 81.60
2014 81.71

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes