The following Nepal Education Statistics are sourced from the National Planning Commission Central Bureau of Statistics.

The statistical values are presented to increase the citizen’s awareness about Nepal.

Nepal Education Statistics

Number of Schools, Teachers, and Students Statistics Nepal

Grade School Teacher Student Year
Basic level (Grade 1-5) 34736 197797 4135253 2017
Basic level (Grade 6-8) 15170 54624 1859359 2017
Secondary level (Grade 9-10) 9084 40245 958502 2017
Secondary level (Grade 11-12) 3673 20021 492984 2017
Basic level (Grade 1-5) 35211 201075 3970016 2018
Basic level (Grade 6-8) 15632 58345 1866716 2018
Secondary level (Grade 9-10) 9171 42817 970720 2018
Secondary level (Grade 11-12) 3781 21420 584072 2018

Sources: Department of Education

Students Enrolled in Higher Education Statistics Nepal

Faculty 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Science and Technology 28727 35625 31634
Management 161515 152555 147949
Humanaties and Social Science 46091 38786 49149
Education 128985 89622 83610
Law 4925 6175 1236
Engineering 15886 16931 28019
Medicine 21244 19274 25754
Forestry Not Available 285 360
Agriculture and Animal Science Not Available 1298 2629
Sanskrit 290 290 251
Ayurved Not Available Not Available 451
Other 241 196 142
Total 407904 361077 371184

Literacy Statistics Nepal [in Percentage]

Area 1991* 2001** 2011**
National 39.6 54.1 65.9
Male 54.6 65.5 75.1
Female 25 42.8 57.4
Urban Area∆∆ 66.9 71.9 82.2
Rural Area∆ 36.8 51 62.5

Source: National Population and Housing Census, CBS

**: Literacy rate of five years and above population

* : Literacy rate of six years and above population

∆∆: Based on Previous 58 Municipalities

∆: Base on Previous 3915 Village Development Committes

Source: University Grants Commission

In Conclusion

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