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Education > Preschool enrollment rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. 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.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sierra Leone 157.74 2007
2 Madagascar 151.74 2008
3 Rwanda 150.92 2008
4 Burundi 135.58 2008
5 Gabon 134.32 2004
6 Sao Tome and Principe 133.28 2009
7 Seychelles 130.72 2008
8 Monaco 127.75 2009
9 Angola 127.7 2008
10 Brazil 127.47 2008
11 Syria 124.4 2008
12 Netherlands Antilles 123.78 2003
13 Belize 120.48 2008
14 Uganda 120.25 2008
15 Malawi 120.15 2008
16 Colombia 119.87 2008
17 Guinea-Bissau 119.66 2006
18 Indonesia 119.49 2008
19 Comoros 119.4 2008
20 Zambia 119.11 2008
21 Ecuador 118.48 2008
22 Nicaragua 116.92 2008
23 Burma 116.87 2008
24 Benin 116.56 2008
25 Azerbaijan 116.22 2008
26 Honduras 115.96 2008
27 Cambodia 115.92 2008
28 Argentina 115.65 2007
29 Portugal 115.2 2007
30 El Salvador 115.02 2008
31 Nepal 114.91 2002
32 Mexico 114.34 2008
33 Uruguay 114.31 2007
34 Mozambique 114.19 2008
35 Aruba 114.02 2008
36 Congo, Republic of the 113.95 2008
37 Suriname 113.81 2008
38 Guatemala 113.63 2008
39 China 113.2 2008
40 India 113.06 2007
41 Namibia 112.36 2008
42 Maldives 112.01 2008
43 Laos 111.84 2008
44 Tonga 111.8 2006
45 Kenya 111.55 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 111.44 2007
46 Panama 111.12 2008
47 Cameroon 110.92 2008
48 Israel 110.66 2008
49 Libya 110.32 2006
50 Tanzania 110.15 2008
51 Philippines 110.09 2008
52 Costa Rica 109.87 2008
53 France 109.78 2008
54 Botswana 109.69 2006
55 Bosnia and Herzegovina 109.3 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 109.2 2007
56 Bhutan 109.15 2009
57 Peru 109.09 2008
58 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 109 2008
59 Kazakhstan 108.75 2009
60 Vanuatu 108.71 2007
61 Guyana 108.68 2008
62 Qatar 108.6 2008
63 Bolivia 108.26 2007
64 Kiribati 108.02 2007
65 United Arab Emirates 107.94 2007
66 Swaziland 107.9 2007
67 Lesotho 107.66 2007
68 Algeria 107.53 2008
69 Georgia 107.42 2008
70 Solomon Islands 107.3 2007
71 Liechtenstein 107.15 2008
72 Haiti 107.12 1997
73 Tunisia 107.07 2008
74 Morocco 106.94 2008
75 Netherlands 106.9 2008
76 Brunei 106.73 2008
77 Spain 106.72 2008
78 East Timor 106.65 2008
79 United Kingdom 106.43 2008
80 Afghanistan 106.12 2008
81 Chile 105.65 2007
82 Tuvalu 105.57 2006
83 Australia 105.52 2008
84 Ghana 105.44 2008
85 Paraguay 105.41 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 105.37 2007
86 Bahrain 105.26 2008
87 Armenia 105.11 2008
88 Ireland 105.09 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 105.03 2007
89 Togo 104.97 2007
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 104.92 2001
90 Germany 104.77 2008
91 South Africa 104.54 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 104.33 2005
92 Dominican Republic 104.29 2008
93 Vietnam 104.11 2001
Religious countries average (profile) 104.05 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 103.98 2007
94 Italy 103.82 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 103.63 2006
95 Zimbabwe 103.6 2006
96 Trinidad and Tobago 103.44 2008
97 The Bahamas 103.38 2008
98 Cyprus 103.35 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 103.2 2005
99 Czech Republic 103.14 2008
100 Venezuela 103.11 2008
101 Belgium 103.04 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 102.85 2007
102 Switzerland 102.85 2008
103 Slovakia 102.63 2008
104 Grenada 102.57 2008
105 Barbados 102.49 1971
High income OECD countries average (profile) 102.42 2007
106 Tajikistan 102.18 2008
107 Albania 102.13 2004
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 102.09 2007
Europe average (profile) 101.98 2007
108 Cuba 101.94 2008
109 Japan 101.88 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 101.71 2006
European Union average (profile) 101.65 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 101.61 2007
110 Mongolia 101.51 2008
111 Sri Lanka 101.43 2008
112 Cape Verde 101.31 2008
113 Bulgaria 101.27 2008
=114 Greece 101.21 2007
=114 New Zealand 101.21 2008
116 Lebanon 101.07 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 100.71 2008
117 Luxembourg 100.43 2008
118 Bermuda 100.26 2006
119 Antigua and Barbuda 100.18 2008
120 Estonia 100.16 2008
121 Romania 99.83 2008
122 Austria 99.67 2008
123 Samoa 99.48 2007
124 Mauritius 99.42 2008
125 Turkey 99.3 2008
126 Belarus 99.2 2008
127 Saint Kitts and Nevis 99.06 2005
128 Denmark 99.04 2007
129 Malta 99.03 2007
130 Hungary 99 2008
131 Canada 98.84 2006
132 Palau 98.78 2007
133 United States 98.77 2008
134 Equatorial Guinea 98.74 2007
135 Norway 98.68 2008
136 Croatia 98.58 2007
137 Ukraine 98.43 2008
138 Saudi Arabia 98.38 2008
139 Serbia and Montenegro 98.34 2008
140 Mauritania 98.22 2008
141 Latvia 98.15 2008
142 Iraq 98.03 2005
143 Saint Lucia 97.98 2008
144 Ethiopia 97.79 2008
145 Iceland 97.66 2008
146 Slovenia 97.48 2008
147 Finland 97.29 2008
South Asia average (profile) 97.13 2008
148 Poland 97.07 2007
=149 Jordan 96.83 2008
=149 Russia 96.83 2008
151 Malaysia 96.61 2007
152 Lithuania 96.19 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 95.54 2005
153 Kuwait 95.47 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 95.13 1980
154 Sweden 94.9 2008
155 Kyrgyzstan 94.7 2008
156 Fiji 94.23 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 94.04 2006
157 Moldova 94.03 2008
158 Thailand 93.43 2008
159 Jamaica 93.29 2008
160 Cayman Islands 93.28 2008
161 Nigeria 93.09 2007
162 Marshall Islands 93.05 2007
163 Uzbekistan 92.83 2008
164 Bangladesh 91.9 2008
165 Mali 91.32 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 90.68 2002
166 Liberia 90.59 2008
167 Democratic Republic of the Congo 90.39 2008
168 Guinea 89.9 2008
169 Turks and Caicos Islands 89.81 2005
170 Central African Republic 86.57 2008
171 The Gambia 86.23 2008
172 Pakistan 84.78 2008
173 Senegal 83.5 2008
174 Chad 82.71 2008
175 Dominica 81.62 2008
176 Burkina Faso 78.53 2009
177 Oman 74.96 2008
178 Cote d'Ivoire 74.46 2008
179 Sudan 73.97 2009
failed states average (profile) 64.36 1985
180 Niger 62.37 2009
181 Papua New Guinea 54.93 2006
182 Eritrea 52.27 2008
183 Djibouti 46.24 2008
184 Somalia 32.56 2007

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Female 179
Male 179

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