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Education > Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 99.99% 2008
2 Spain 99.76% 2008
3 United Kingdom 99.59% 2008
=4 Canada 99.48% 2000
=4 Sri Lanka 99.48% 2008
6 New Zealand 99.47% 2008
=7 Greece 99.4% 2007
=7 Seychelles 99.4% 2004
9 Burundi 99.36% 2008
10 Tanzania 99.34% 2008
11 Aruba 99.11% 2008
12 Tonga 99% 2006
13 Portugal 98.87% 2007
14 Cuba 98.76% 2008
15 Netherlands 98.75% 2008
16 Georgia 98.72% 2008
17 Cyprus 98.7% 2008
18 Norway 98.68% 2008
19 Italy 98.63% 2007
20 Argentina 98.51% 2005
21 Madagascar 98.46% 2007
22 France 98.44% 2008
23 Belgium 98.41% 2008
24 Panama 98.27% 2008
25 Germany 98.25% 2007
26 Mexico 98.05% 2008
=27 Bahrain 97.85% 2008
=27 Libya 97.85% 1980
=29 Belize 97.71% 2008
=29 Tunisia 97.71% 2008
31 Iceland 97.57% 2008
32 Uruguay 97.51% 2007
33 Kiribati 97.38% 2002
34 Austria 97.37% 1999
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 97.35% 2007
35 Tajikistan 97.33% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 97.29% 2007
36 Vanuatu 97.27% 2005
37 Ireland 97.13% 2008
38 Uganda 97.09% 2008
39 Israel 97.06% 2008
40 China 97.02% 1997
41 Slovenia 96.96% 2008
42 Australia 96.93% 2008
43 Ecuador 96.9% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 96.89% 2007
44 Latvia 96.82% 1999
45 Netherlands Antilles 96.63% 2003
46 Honduras 96.57% 2008
47 Palau 96.44% 2000
48 Maldives 96.22% 2008
49 Sao Tome and Principe 96.11% 2009
50 Malaysia 96.1% 2007
51 Finland 96.05% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 96.03% 2007
52 Azerbaijan 96.03% 2008
53 Rwanda 95.86% 2008
European Union average (profile) 95.84% 2007
54 Bulgaria 95.81% 2008
55 Indonesia 95.7% 2008
56 Luxembourg 95.66% 2008
57 Denmark 95.62% 2007
58 Poland 95.57% 2007
59 Zambia 95.22% 2008
60 Guatemala 95.07% 2008
61 Algeria 94.86% 2008
62 Serbia and Montenegro 94.78% 2008
63 Turkey 94.69% 2008
64 Guyana 94.68% 2008
=65 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 94.63% 2008
=65 Sweden 94.63% 2008
67 Syria 94.51% 2002
68 Peru 94.44% 2008
69 Belarus 94.4% 2008
70 Chile 94.38% 2007
71 Estonia 94.33% 2008
72 Switzerland 94.18% 2008
73 Brazil 94.16% 2008
74 Qatar 94.11% 2003
75 El Salvador 94.05% 2008
76 Vietnam 94% 2001
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 93.99% 2007
77 Bolivia 93.67% 2007
=78 Saint Kitts and Nevis 93.39% 2005
=78 Grenada 93.39% 2008
80 Brunei 93.29% 2008
81 Mauritius 93.14% 2008
82 Benin 92.82% 2008
83 Bermuda 92.25% 2006
84 Russia 92.24% 1995
85 Samoa 92.22% 2007
86 Lithuania 92.16% 2008
87 United States 91.97% 2008
88 Nicaragua 91.83% 2008
89 Trinidad and Tobago 91.81% 2008
90 Philippines 91.69% 2008
91 United Arab Emirates 91.58% 2007
92 Costa Rica 91.53% 1996
93 Saint Lucia 91.49% 2008
94 Malta 91.42% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 91.35% 2007
95 The Bahamas 91.3% 2008
96 Albania 90.8% 2004
97 Malawi 90.62% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 90.55% 2007
98 Romania 90.31% 2008
99 Croatia 90.25% 2007
100 Suriname 90.12% 2008
101 Venezuela 90.08% 2008
102 Colombia 90.02% 2008
103 Paraguay 90% 2007
104 Zimbabwe 89.92% 2006
105 India 89.81% 2007
106 Hungary 89.69% 2008
107 Czech Republic 89.59% 2006
108 Liechtenstein 89.57% 2008
109 Jordan 89.49% 2008
=110 Morocco 89.47% 2008
=110 Fiji 89.47% 2008
112 Kazakhstan 89.35% 2009
113 Thailand 89.07% 2008
114 Namibia 89.01% 2008
115 Ukraine 88.88% 2008
116 Mongolia 88.68% 2008
117 Cambodia 88.59% 2008
118 Lebanon 88.34% 2008
119 Cameroon 88.3% 2008
120 Uzbekistan 88.05% 2008
121 Antigua and Barbuda 87.97% 2008
122 Moldova 87.72% 2008
123 Kuwait 87.61% 2008
124 South Africa 87.47% 2007
125 Bhutan 87.38% 2009
126 Iraq 87.34% 2005
127 Botswana 87.22% 2006
128 Bangladesh 85.46% 2008
129 Saudi Arabia 84.55% 2008
130 Cayman Islands 84.52% 2008
131 Cape Verde 84.43% 2008
132 Armenia 84.08% 2007
133 Kyrgyzstan 83.53% 2008
134 Togo 83.5% 2007
135 Swaziland 82.78% 2007
136 Laos 82.42% 2008
137 Kenya 81.52% 2008
138 Gabon 80.27% 2001
139 Jamaica 80.23% 2008
140 Dominican Republic 80% 2008
141 Mozambique 79.89% 2008
South Asia average (profile) 79.22% 2006
142 Ethiopia 78.17% 2008
143 Turks and Caicos Islands 77.95% 2005
=144 Mauritania 76.53% 2008
=144 Ghana 76.53% 2008
146 East Timor 75.94% 2008
147 Liberia 75.17% 2000
148 Senegal 72.93% 2008
149 Comoros 72.91% 2000
150 Lesotho 72.73% 2007
151 Dominica 72.25% 2008
152 Mali 71.51% 2008
153 Guinea 71.34% 2008
154 Nepal 71.18% 2000
155 The Gambia 68.74% 2008
156 Oman 68.26% 2008
157 Solomon Islands 67.01% 2007
158 Equatorial Guinea 66.37% 2003
159 Marshall Islands 66.3% 2007
160 Pakistan 66.13% 2008
161 Central African Republic 66.12% 2008
162 Papua New Guinea 65.13% 1990
163 Burkina Faso 63.34% 2009
164 Nigeria 61.4% 2007
165 Chad 60.97% 2003
166 Congo, Republic of the 58.91% 2006
167 Haiti 56.76% 1997
168 Cote d'Ivoire 56.04% 2003
169 Niger 53.95% 2009
170 Guinea-Bissau 52.1% 2000
171 Angola 51.36% 1998
172 Djibouti 41.23% 2008
173 Sudan 39.24% 2000
174 Eritrea 38.88% 2008
175 Democratic Republic of the Congo 32.41% 1999
176 Afghanistan 27.9% 1993
177 Somalia 13.67% 1980

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Participation/School-enrollment/Primary/%-net

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