Number of Pupils (Primary Education) rose 23.5% to 814 '000 in Central African Republic in 2016

Number of Pupils (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Central African Republic | February 1, 2019
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Number of pupils in primary education reached 814 '000 in 2016 in Central African Republic, according to World Bank. This is 23.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of pupils in primary education in Central African Republic reached an all time high of 814 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 176 '000 in 1971. When compared to Central African Republic's main peers, number of pupils in primary education in Cameroon amounted to 4,481 '000, 2,213 '000 in Chad and 4,762 '000 in Sudan in 2016.

Central African Republic has been ranked 79th within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of number of pupils in primary education, 25 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Pupils (Primary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola '000 5,027 4,650 4,838 4,744 ... ... ...
Cameroon '000 3,585 3,849 3,717 4,143 4,370
Central African Republic '000 648 662 655 659 ... ...
Chad '000 1,929 2,091 2,331 2,443 2,270 ...
Congo '000 732 734 731 733 ... ... ...
Dem. Republic of the Congo '000 11,083 12,005 12,601 13,535 13,763 ... ...
Egypt '000 10,266 10,946 11,103 11,030 ...
Ethiopia '000 14,298 14,532 14,415 15,733 16,198 ... ...
Gabon '000 ... ... 318 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Niger '000 1,910 2,051 2,166 2,277 2,445
Nigeria '000 23,669 24,822 26,168 25,801 8,070 ... ...
South Sudan '000 ... ... 1,317 ... ... ... 1,156 ... ...
Sudan '000 3,981 4,143 4,292 4,388 4,518
Zambia '000 3,030 3,135 3,075 3,218 3,216