TABLE 7.20 : POPULATION 6 YEARS OF AGE AND OVER  BY EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, CENSUS 2006
    Age groups                          
  Total  6-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65+ Age not stated
Total 267,283 24,353 36,999 39,904 34,809 24,581 20,635 18,174 15,871 13,569 7,936 5,859 5,566 13,944 5,083
No grade 4,515 4,491 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grade 1 7,488 5,822 68 49 36 52 92 136 185 196 136 123 157 436 0
Grade 2 8,956 6,039 218 44 43 80 234 318 384 429 270 195 220 482 0
Grade 3 14,553 5,420 1,626 77 96 230 635 1,137 1,285 1,197 772 588 521 968 1
Grade 4 11,306 348 6,493 138 224 397 666 714 637 577 292 224 212 384 0
Grade 5 19,658 62 7,891 376 844 1,550 2,189 2,148 1,496 1,182 590 441 317 572 0
Grade 6 17,155 8 9,279 1,623 1,291 1,714 1,175 826 498 328 153 98 81 81 0
Grade 7 34,413 0 7,125 6,589 4,793 4,902 4,003 2,859 1,663 1,019 505 337 238 380 0
Grade 8 15,879 0 3,005 7,534 1,614 1,408 974 553 343 215 94 52 46 41 0
Grade 9 10,915 0 125 7,003 1,503 938 676 326 163 95 43 17 12 14 0
Grade 10 4,274 1 12 2,399 1,062 372 166 105 49 32 30 13 10 23 0
Grade 11 806 0 0 594 208 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grade 12 211 0 0 23 105 40 21 4 7 5 1 3 2 0 0
O' level 37,438 0 11 10,742 15,751 6,405 2,684 1,018 429 197 100 49 18 34 0
A' level 3,909 0 3 488 2,256 637 296 118 49 27 16 10 6 3 0
Diploma 4,174 0 2 126 1,178 1,152 760 443 263 121 64 41 12 12 0
First degree 1,546 0 0 5 263 494 357 167 116 69 34 25 11 5 0
Masters degree and above 826 0 0 2 35 146 211 155 129 79 31 26 5 7 0
Certificate / sanadhu 19,643 1,760 802 1,275 2,388 2,616 2,713 2,332 1,680 1,369 850 611 504 601 142
Basic literacy certificate 5,832 0 2 180 379 452 497 726 940 877 542 379 358 499 1
Literate (no standard) 35,248 190 132 411 549 827 2,101 3,912 5,324 5,318 3,251 2,477 2,594 8,130 32
Not stated 8,538 212 181 226 191 168 183 177 230 237 162 150 242 1,272 4,907
Note: No grade is classified as pre-primary                          
Source :Department of National  Planning