Belgium - Secondary education

Secondary education, duration (years)

Secondary 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: Secondary duration refers to the number of grades (years) in secondary 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

Secondary education, pupils

The value for Secondary education, pupils in Belgium was 1,217,912 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 44 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,217,912 in 2015 and a minimum value of 723,703 in 1971.

Definition: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary 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 723,703
1972 752,093
1973 769,865
1974 784,654
1975 788,773
1976 795,203
1977 811,608
1978 832,600
1979 840,326
1980 839,002
1981 835,524
1982 835,177
1983 818,611
1984 825,108
1985 827,839
1986 824,997
1987 812,991
1988 805,647
1989 794,023
1990 781,488
1991 769,438
1992 765,672
1993 1,040,586
1994 1,053,445
1995 1,061,790
1996 1,058,998
1999 1,033,484
2000 1,057,536
2001 1,125,256
2002 1,149,329
2003 1,180,028
2004 805,778
2005 814,539
2006 821,996
2007 825,293
2008 817,258
2009 810,411
2010 805,880
2011 802,659
2012 793,767
2013 1,206,574
2014 1,210,112
2015 1,217,912

Secondary education, pupils (% female)

Secondary education, pupils (% female) in Belgium was 52.13 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 52.17 in 2013, while its lowest value was 48.02 in 2005.

Definition: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes 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 48.37
1972 48.26
1973 48.41
1974 48.44
1975 48.74
1976 48.77
1977 49.22
1978 49.36
1979 49.35
1980 49.56
1981 49.68
1982 49.54
1983 49.79
1984 49.42
1985 49.45
1986 49.17
1987 49.11
1988 49.04
1989 49.05
1990 49.12
1991 49.07
1992 49.04
1993 50.30
1994 50.34
1995 50.64
1996 50.55
1999 50.63
2000 51.23
2001 51.43
2002 51.64
2003 51.26
2004 48.03
2005 48.02
2006 48.05
2007 48.03
2008 48.15
2009 48.24
2010 48.20
2011 48.13
2012 48.32
2013 52.17
2014 52.11
2015 52.13

Secondary education, general pupils

The value for Secondary education, general pupils in Belgium was 668,179 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 44 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 668,179 in 2015 and a minimum value of 334,891 in 1971.

Definition: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.

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

See also:

Year Value
1971 334,891
1972 348,841
1973 408,081
1974 436,826
1975 469,093
1976 494,684
1977 517,022
1983 462,490
1984 448,881
1985 453,320
1986 450,662
1987 441,879
1988 433,264
1991 434,958
1993 493,591
1994 496,621
1995 495,560
1996 489,957
1999 476,616
2000 476,694
2001 481,952
2002 486,581
2003 487,407
2004 479,769
2005 485,087
2006 486,972
2007 482,377
2008 476,189
2009 472,219
2010 484,368
2011 484,925
2012 484,891
2013 652,569
2014 656,711
2015 668,179

Secondary education, general pupils (% female)

Secondary education, general pupils (% female) in Belgium was 53.05 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 53.38 in 1991, while its lowest value was 46.66 in 1971.

Definition: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.

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

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Year Value
1971 46.66
1972 46.71
1973 46.98
1974 47.10
1975 47.04
1976 47.05
1977 47.29
1984 50.47
1985 50.88
1986 50.63
1987 50.64
1988 50.85
1991 53.38
1993 50.00
1994 50.19
1995 50.23
1996 50.37
1999 50.81
2000 50.82
2001 50.90
2002 50.98
2003 51.08
2004 51.33
2005 51.33
2006 51.32
2007 51.22
2008 51.22
2009 51.29
2010 51.02
2011 50.91
2012 50.89
2013 52.84
2014 52.83
2015 53.05

Secondary education, vocational pupils

The value for Secondary education, vocational pupils in Belgium was 549,733 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 44 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 569,041 in 1996 and a minimum value of 294,586 in 1977.

Definition: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.

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

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Year Value
1971 388,812
1972 403,252
1973 361,784
1974 347,828
1975 319,680
1976 300,519
1977 294,586
1983 356,121
1984 376,227
1985 374,519
1986 374,335
1987 371,112
1988 372,383
1991 334,480
1993 546,995
1994 556,824
1995 566,230
1996 569,041
2004 326,009
2005 329,452
2006 335,024
2007 342,916
2008 341,069
2009 338,192
2010 321,512
2011 317,734
2012 308,876
2013 554,005
2014 553,401
2015 549,733

Secondary education, vocational pupils (% female)

Secondary education, vocational pupils (% female) in Belgium was 51.01 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 52.62 in 1977, while its lowest value was 43.14 in 2005.

Definition: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.

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

See also:

Year Value
1971 49.84
1972 49.60
1973 50.03
1974 50.12
1975 51.24
1976 51.60
1977 52.62
1984 48.16
1985 47.72
1986 47.41
1987 47.28
1988 46.93
1991 43.47
1993 50.57
1994 50.47
1995 50.99
1996 50.71
2004 43.18
2005 43.14
2006 43.31
2007 43.55
2008 43.87
2009 43.98
2010 43.95
2011 43.89
2012 44.28
2013 51.38
2014 51.25
2015 51.01

Secondary education, teachers

The value for Secondary education, teachers in Belgium was 128,413 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 128,500 in 1993 and a minimum value of 70,438 in 1973.

Definition: Secondary 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
1972 71,112
1973 70,438
1974 71,338
1977 71,170
1987 103,999
1988 114,628
1989 106,071
1990 106,795
1991 106,372
1992 110,599
1993 128,500
1994 126,977
2000 105,153
2001 108,755
2002 108,723
2013 127,706
2014 128,413

Secondary education, teachers, female

The value for Secondary education, teachers, female in Belgium was 80,449 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 80,449 in 2014 and a minimum value of 30,344 in 1973.

Definition: Secondary 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
1972 30,814
1973 30,344
1974 30,755
1977 33,860
1987 53,393
1988 60,539
1989 54,780
1990 55,755
1991 55,873
1992 58,751
1993 68,088
1994 67,487
2000 60,258
2001 63,078
2002 63,677
2013 79,718
2014 80,449

Secondary education, teachers (% female)

Secondary education, teachers (% female) in Belgium was 62.65 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 62.65 in 2014, while its lowest value was 43.08 in 1973.

Definition: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary 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
1972 43.33
1973 43.08
1974 43.11
1977 47.58
1987 51.34
1988 52.81
1989 51.64
1990 52.21
1991 52.53
1992 53.12
1993 52.99
1994 53.15
2000 57.31
2001 58.00
2002 58.57
2013 62.42
2014 62.65

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes