Which Country Has the Most Pupils at the Primary Level?

Number of Pupils (Primary Education) ('000), 2016 or latest
Education | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 167 countries in 2016, India ranked the highest in number of pupils in primary education with 138,518 '000 followed by China and Indonesia. On the other end of the scale was Monaco with 1.96 '000, Liechtenstein with 1.98 '000 and Cayman Islands with 3.99 '000.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Pupils (Primary Education) indicator page.