Number of Pupils (Primary Education) rose 3.33% to 12,038 '000 in Egypt in 2017

Number of Pupils (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Egypt | May 18, 2019
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Number of pupils in primary education reached 12,038 '000 in 2017 in Egypt, according to World Bank. This is 3.33 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of pupils in primary education in Egypt reached an all time high of 12,038 '000 in 2017 and an all time low of 3,795 '000 in 1971. When compared to Egypt's main peers, number of pupils in primary education in Israel amounted to 917 '000 and 4,900 '000 in Sudan in 2017.

Egypt has been ranked 7th within the group of 94 countries we follow in terms of number of pupils in primary education, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Pupils (Primary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria '000 3,363 3,452 3,609 3,765 3,925
Chad '000 1,929 2,091 2,331 2,443 2,270 ...
Egypt '000 10,266 10,946 11,103 11,030 ...
Ethiopia '000 14,298 14,532 14,415 15,733 16,198 ... ...
Iraq '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Israel '000 821 842 849 862 884
Jordan '000 ... 835 849 883 980 ...
Lebanon '000 457 456 472 481 491
Libya '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Saudi Arabia '000 3,348 3,436 3,583 3,681 3,786 ...
South Sudan '000 ... ... 1,317 ... ... ... 1,156 ... ...
Sudan '000 3,981 4,143 4,292 4,388 4,518
Syria '000 2,507 2,553 1,547 2,050 ... ... ...
Tunisia '000 1,028 1,047 1,063 1,089 1,115 ...
United Arab Emirates '000 335 364 377 407 458 ...
Yemen '000 ... 3,641 3,685 3,875 3,780 ... ...