Number of Pupils (Primary Education) rose 3.18% to 3,900 '000 in Yemen in 2016

Number of Pupils (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Yemen | May 18, 2019
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Number of pupils in primary education reached 3,900 '000 in 2016 in Yemen, according to World Bank. This is 3.18 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of pupils in primary education in Yemen reached an all time high of 3,900 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 2,303 '000 in 1999. When compared to Yemen's main peers, number of pupils in primary education in Djibouti amounted to 61.8 '000, 361 '000 in Oman and 3,678 '000 in Saudi Arabia in 2016.

Yemen has been ranked 36th within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of number of pupils in primary education.

Number of Pupils (Primary Education) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Djibouti '000 ... 63.6 63.4 64.3 62.9 61.8
Eritrea '000 334 350 362 362 ... ...
Ethiopia '000 14,532 14,415 15,733 16,198 ... ... ...
Iran '000 5,747 7,858 7,070 7,245 7,501 ...
Iraq '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Jordan '000 849 883 980 ... 1,050 ...
Oman '000 ... 299 310 327 342 361 ...
Saudi Arabia '000 3,436 3,583 3,681 3,786 3,678 ... ...
Somalia '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sudan '000 4,143 4,292 4,388 4,518 4,762 ...
United Arab Emirates '000 364 377 407 458 465 ... ...
Yemen '000 3,685 3,875 3,780 ... 3,900 ... ...