Number of Pupils (Secondary Education) rose 1.14% to 2,649 '000 in Sri Lanka in 2017

Number of Pupils (Secondary Education) ('000)
Education | Sri Lanka | May 18, 2019
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Number of pupils in secondary education reached 2,649 '000 in 2017 in Sri Lanka, according to World Bank. This is 1.14 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of pupils in secondary education in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 2,649 '000 in 2017 and an all time low of 941 '000 in 1970. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, number of pupils in secondary education in Malaysia amounted to 2,745 '000 and 3,971 '000 in Myanmar in 2017.

Sri Lanka has been ranked 20th within the group of 83 countries we follow in terms of number of pupils in secondary education.

Number of Pupils (Secondary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh '000 11,543 12,187 13,314 12,026 14,567
Cambodia '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China '000 97,452 95,004 94,324 88,692 86,127
India '000 113,728 119,148 119,401 129,439 129,542 ...
Indonesia '000 20,778 21,446 22,322 22,587 23,756
Laos '000 490 515 550 601 640
Malaysia '000 2,628 2,757 2,754 2,846 2,801
Maldives '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Myanmar '000 2,833 2,843 2,838 3,191 ...
Pakistan '000 9,939 10,372 10,794 11,287 12,078
Singapore '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sri Lanka '000 ... 2,574 2,590 2,606 2,586 ...
Thailand '000 4,893 4,786 4,655 6,792 6,757
Vietnam '000 8,948 8,874 8,911 8,892 ... ... ...