Skip to main content

Iraq: Education

Volume 467: debated on Thursday 22 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate he has made of the number of children in (a) primary, (b) secondary and (c) tertiary education in Iraq in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement. (166061)

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) estimate the numbers of children in education in Iraq as follows:

Total enrolment in primary

Total enrolment in secondary

Total enrolment in tertiary, full and part- time

2001

4,031,346

1,257,106

n/a

2002

4,135,761

11,294,395

1317,993

2003

4,280,602

1,477,616

n/a

2004

4,334,609

1,706,234

412,545

2005

14,430,267

11,751,164

1424,908

2006

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a = Not available

1 UIS estimation