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홈 Statistics Education Primary and Secondary Education

Primary and Secondary Education

Student Enrollment, Advancement and Employment

A. Kindergarten Enrollment Rates

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(Unit : person, %)

Primary School
Year Children at the Right Age Number of Children Enrollment Rate(%)
1965 1,959,392 19,566 1.0
1975 1,866,224 32,032 1.7
1985 1,661,709 314,692 18.9
1990 1,312,675 414,532 31.6
1995 2,032,315 529,265 26.0
1996 2,107,717 551,770 26.2
1997 2,145,967 568,096 26.5
1998 2,149,104 533,912 24.8
1999 2,123,068 534,166 25.2
2000 2,077,214 545,263 26.2
2001 2,008,265 545,142 27.1
2002 1,936,485 550,256 28.4
2003 1,883,684 546,531 29.0
2004 1,834,493 541,713 29.5
2005 1,742,512 541,603 31.1
2006 1,609,782 545,812 33.9
2007 1,494,205 541,550 36.2
  • 1) Percentage of enrollment(%) = (Total number of students enrolled/students at the right age)×100
  • 2) The basis for kindergarten enrollment ages : Population Projections for Korea(2006.11), Korea National Statistical Office.
  • 3) As the kindergarten education was extended to children of ages 3-5 in 1992 from ages of 4-5, the statistics includes children of ages 4-5 prior to 1992 and 3-5 from 1992.
  • 4) The number of children at Kindergarten was the children over 4 years old before 1992, but has changed to children over 3 years old since 1992.

B. Elementary School Enrollment Rates

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(Unit : person, %)

Primary School
Year Children at the Right Age Number of Children Enrollment Rate(%)
1965 5,057,422 4,495,913 88.9
1975 5,330,929 5,212,244 97.8
1985 4,862,906 - -
1990 4,785,789 4,809,214 100.5
1995 3,901,388 3,829,733 98.2
1996 3,822,353 3,732,883 97.7
1997 3,822,578 3,730,328 97.6
1998 3,886,627 3,797,191 97.7
1999 3,980,910 3,885,193 97.6
2000 4,072,583 3,960,143 97.2
2001 4,152,025 4,045,484 97.4
2002 4,191,304 4,090,701 97.6
2003 4,177,543 4,119,654 98.6
2004 4,112,409 4,033,539 98.1
2005 4,016,417 3,967,802 98.8
2006 3,922,772 3,875,739 98.8
2007 3,806,079 3,777,779 99.3
  • 1) Percentage of enrollment = (Total number of students enrolled/students at the right age) × 100
  • 2) The right age of Elementary Student is 6-11 years old.
  • 3) Data for 1985 is missing because the original data is incomplete.
  • 4) The basis for Elementary School enrollment ages : Population Projections for Korea(2006.11), Korea National Statistical Office.

C. Advancement Rate of Elementary School Graduates

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(Unit : person, %)

Primary School
Year Number of Graduates in Elementary School Advanced into Higher Schooling Advancement Rate(%)
1965 617,554 335,439 54.3
1975 924,727 714,079 77.2
1985 939,727 932,545 99.2
1990 763,694 761,989 99.8
1995 813,387 812,560 99.9
1996 736,349 735,921 99.9
1997 651,153 650,813 99.9
1998 642,886 642,547 99.9
1999 618,438 618,086 99.9
2000 614,759 614,494 99.9
2001 614,917 614,589 99.9
2002 630,187 630,002 99.9
2003 627,964 627,795 99.9
2004 693,076 692,941 99.9
2005 707,126 707,013 99.9
2006 691,774 691,657 99.9
2007 682,911 682,685 99.9

Rate of Advancements = (Number of Entrants / Graduates) × 100

D. Advancement Rate of Middle School Graduates

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(Unit : person, %)

Primary School
Year Number of Graduates in Middle School Advanced into Higher Schooling Advancement Rate(%)
1965 189,726 131,119 69.1
1975 568,648 424,617 74.7
1985 855,627 776,444 90.7
1990 835,699 799,549 95.7
1995 819,246 806,855 98.5
1996 816,654 808,279 99.0
1997 824,518 819,840 99.4
1998 788,599 784,530 99.5
1999 715,971 712,014 99.4
2000 631,398 628,644 99.5
2001 626,507 623,795 99.5
2002 602,675 599,941 99.5
2003 597,576 595,986 99.7
2004 600,378 598,705 99.7
2005 616,499 614,900 99.7
2006 612,936 611,496 99.7
2007 677,547 674,922 99.6

Rate of Advancement = (Number of Entrants / Graduates)×100

E. Advancement / Employment Rate of High School Graduates

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(Unit : person, %)

Primary School
Year Graduates Advanced into Higher Schooling Employed Enlisted in the Army Rate of Advancement(%) Rate of Employment(%)
1965 115,776 37,378 28,869 1,430 32.3 37.5
1975 263,369 68,055 76,805 3,040 25.8 39.9
1985 642,354 233,737 170,404 4,179 36.4 42.1
1990 761,922 252,831 257,905 3,244 33.2 51.0
1995 649,653 333,950 218,040 911 51.4 69.3
1996 670,161 368,164 218,033 728 54.9 72.4
1997 671,614 403,791 193,736 705 60.1 72.5
1998 736,889 472,252 176,882 1,585 64.1 67.2
1999 747,723 498,183 161,204 1,234 66.6 64.9
2000 764,712 519,811 161,272 844 68.0 66.1
2001 736,171 518,638 143,858 807 70.5 66.4
2002 670,713 497,483 114,429 649 74.2 66.3
2003 590,413 470,702 79,121 367 79.7 66.3
2004 588,550 478,402 65,810 660 81.3 60.1
2005 569,272 467,508 52,852 734 82.1 52.3
2006 568,055 466,248 47,118 699 82.1 46.6
2007 571,357 472,965 35,680 695 82.8 36.5
  • 1) Rate of Advancement = (Number of Entrants /Graduates) × 100
  • 2) Rate of Employment = [Number of Employment / {No. of Graduates - (No. of Entrants + No. of Enlistment)}] ×100
  • 3) Number of Graduates = Advanced into Higher Schooling + Employed + Unemployed + Enlisted + Unknown

F. Advancement / Employment Rate of General High School Graduates

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(Unit : person, %)

Primary School
Year Graduates Advanced into Higher Schooling Employed Enlisted in the Army Rate of Advancement(%) Rate of Employment(%)
1965 68,487 29,459 12,195 485 43.0 31.6
1975 137,228 57,007 13,368 980 41.5 16.9
1985 365,819 196,827 27,190 1,651 53.8 16.2
1990 487,772 230,121 47,792 1,842 47.2 18.7
1995 390,520 284,251 27,892 578 72.8 26.4
1996 395,465 307,791 21,630 415 77.8 24.8
1997 397,702 323,830 16,204 330 81.4 22.0
1998 434,473 364,428 12,807 738 83.9 18.5
1999 456,831 386,053 12,726 437 84.5 18.1
2000 473,665 397,641 11,729 361 83.9 15.5
2001 465,778 397,227 12,890 326 85.3 18.9
2002 439,586 382,380 10,291 302 87.0 18.1
2003 400,903 361,468 6,909 116 90.1 17.6
2004 405,715 364,458 5,748 306 89.8 14.0
2005 399,013 352,344 5,625 341 88.3 12.1
2006 405,455 354,647 4,967 297 87.5 9.8
2007 412,649 359,478 3,605 260 87.1 6.8
  • 1) Rate of Advancement = (Number of Entrants /Graduates) × 100
  • 2) Rate of Employment = [Number of Employment / {No. of Graduates - (No. of Entrants + No. of Enlistment)}] × 100
  • 3) Number of Graduates = Advanced into Higher Schooling + Employed + Unemployed + Enlisted + Unknown

G. Advancement / Employment Rate of Vocational High School Graduates

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(Unit : person, %)

Primary School
Year Graduates Advanced into Higher Schooling Employed Enlisted in the Army Rate of Advancement(%) Rate of Employment(%)
1965 47,289 7,919 16,674 945 16.7 43.4
1975 126,141 11,048 63,437 2,060 8.8 56.1
1985 276,535 36,910 143,214 2,528 13.3 60.4
1990 274,150 22,710 210,113 1,402 8.3 84.0
1995 259,133 49,699 190,148 333 19.2 90.9
1996 274,696 60,373 196,403 313 22.0 91.8
1997 273,912 79,961 177,532 375 29.2 91.7
1998 302,416 107,824 164,075 847 35.7 84.7
1999 290,892 112,130 148,478 797 38.5 83.4
2000 291,047 122,170 149,543 523 42.0 88.8
2001 270,393 121,411 130,968 481 44.9 88.2
2002 231,127 115,103 104,138 347 49.8 90.0
2003 189,510 109,234 72,212 251 57.6 90.2
2004 182,835 113,944 60,062 354 62.3 87.6
2005 170,259 115,164 47,227 393 67.6 86.3
2006 162,600 111,601 42,151 402 68.6 83.3
2007 158,708 113,487 32,075 435 71.5 71.6
  • 1) Rate of Advancement = (Number of Entrants /Graduates) × 100
  • 2) Rate of Employment = [Number of Employment / {No. of Graduates - (No. of Entrants + No. of Enlistment)}] × 100
  • 3) Number of Graduates = Advanced into Higher Schooling + Employed + Unemployed + Enlisted + Unknown