Number of Pupils (Primary Education) fell 19.6% to 237 '000 in Singapore in 2016

Number of Pupils (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Singapore | February 1, 2019
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Number of pupils in primary education reached 237 '000 in 2016 in Singapore, according to World Bank. This is 19.6 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, number of pupils in primary education in Singapore reached an all time high of 364 '000 in 1970 and an all time low of 237 '000 in 2016. When compared to Singapore's main peers, number of pupils in primary education in Indonesia amounted to 29,439 '000, 3,101 '000 in Malaysia, 14,294 '000 in Philippines and 4,866 '000 in Thailand in 2016.

Singapore has been ranked 119th within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of number of pupils in primary education.

Number of Pupils (Primary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia '000 2,042 2,083 2,128 2,169 2,141
Cambodia '000 2,224 2,195 2,225 2,022 2,086
China '000 99,708 99,540 97,228 93,865 94,794
Indonesia '000 30,662 30,784 30,039 29,794 29,700
Laos '000 900 884 878 871 850
Malaysia '000 3,238 3,242 3,246 3,178 3,108
Myanmar '000 ... ... ... 5,177 ...
Philippines '000 ... ... ... 14,460 14,460 14,453 ...
Singapore '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Taiwan '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand '000 5,044 5,005 4,955 4,915 4,853
Vietnam '000 7,048 7,101 7,203 7,435 7,544