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Education > School enrollment, preprimary > % gross: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: School enrollment, preprimary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Total is the total enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of official pre-primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Ecuador 149.63% 2012
2 Spain 126.88% 2011
3 Mauritius 119.97% 2012
4 Belgium 119.1% 2011
5 Turks and Caicos Islands 118.36% 2005
6 South Korea 117.74% 2011
7 Ghana 113.93% 2012
8 Malta 113.65% 2011
9 Jamaica 113.12% 2010
10 Thailand 112.28% 2012
11 Andorra 111.95% 2012
12 Chile 111.58% 2011
13 Germany 111.55% 2011
14 France 109.74% 2011
15 Seychelles 109.58% 2011
16 Cuba 109.2% 2012
17 San Marino 107.87% 2011
18 Guam 107.71% 1984
19 Puerto Rico 106.79% 2011
20 Tuvalu 105.18% 2006
21 Czech Republic 103.26% 2011
22 Belarus 102.73% 2012
23 Aruba 102.43% 2011
24 Ukraine 101.49% 2012
25 French Polynesia 101.41% 1996
26 Hong Kong 101.26% 2008
27 Austria 101.17% 2011
28 Denmark 99.88% 2010
29 Papua New Guinea 99.82% 2008
30 Switzerland 99.65% 2011
31 Mexico 99.36% 2011
32 Norway 98.8% 2011
33 Grenada 98.56% 2010
34 Italy 98.35% 2011
35 European Union 97.38% 2011
36 Israel 97.24% 2010
37 Iceland 96.85% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 96.35% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 95.73% 2011
38 Saint Kitts and Nevis 95.63% 2011
39 Liechtenstein 95.14% 2011
40 Dominica 95.01% 2012
41 Sweden 95.01% 2011
42 Australia 94.94% 2011
43 Maldives 94.88% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 94.29% 2011
44 New Zealand 93.12% 2011
45 Brunei 91.66% 2012
European Union average (profile) 91.38% 2011
46 Lebanon 91.13% 2012
47 Slovenia 90.68% 2011
48 Slovakia 90.11% 2011
49 Russia 89.87% 2009
50 Netherlands 89.78% 2011
51 Latvia 89.61% 2011
52 Estonia 89.59% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 88.92% 2011
53 Uruguay 88.69% 2010
54 Luxembourg 88.61% 2011
55 Suriname 88.49% 2011
56 Palau 87.52% 2004
57 Japan 87.28% 2011
58 Hungary 86.91% 2011
59 Sri Lanka 86.84% 2011
60 Angola 86.55% 2011
61 Mongolia 85.77% 2012
62 United Kingdom 85.47% 2011
63 Macau 85.26% 2004
64 Bulgaria 85.07% 2011
65 Portugal 83.26% 2010
66 Trinidad and Tobago 82.93% 2007
Europe average (profile) 82.91% 2011
67 Antigua and Barbuda 82.67% 2011
68 Nepal 81.66% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 81.58% 2010
69 Kuwait 80.7% 2007
70 Moldova 79.65% 2012
71 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 79.51% 2009
72 Cyprus 79.46% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 79.19% 2011
73 Barbados 79.12% 2011
74 Algeria 78.84% 2011
75 Romania 77.94% 2011
76 Malaysia 77.68% 2010
77 Vietnam 77.18% 2012
78 Peru 77.11% 2011
79 Lithuania 76.57% 2011
80 South Africa 76.54% 2012
81 Greece 76.45% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 75.77% 2010
82 Argentina 75.05% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 74.83% 2009
83 Cape Verde 74.69% 2012
84 Poland 73.65% 2011
85 Qatar 73.42% 2012
86 United States 73.32% 2011
87 Equatorial Guinea 72.81% 2012
88 Costa Rica 72.72% 2011
89 Venezuela 72.46% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 71.72% 2011
90 Canada 71.28% 2010
91 United Arab Emirates 71.14% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 71.07% 2010
92 Kiribati 70.87% 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 70.25% 2007
93 Finland 69.52% 2011
94 Albania 68.85% 2012
95 Ireland 67.01% 2011
96 American Samoa 66.65% 1992
97 Panama 65.41% 2012
98 Guatemala 64.39% 2011
99 Croatia 64.12% 2011
100 El Salvador 63.04% 2011
101 Guyana 62.57% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 62.41% 2002
102 China 62.01% 2011
103 Saint Lucia 61.3% 2012
104 Vanuatu 61.21% 2010
105 Liberia 61.12% 2000
106 Montenegro 60.92% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 59.96% 2009
107 Morocco 59.16% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 59.14% 2007
108 India 58.13% 2011
109 Georgia 57.87% 2008
110 Cayman Islands 57.04% 2007
111 Brazil 56.86% 1997
112 Serbia 55.81% 2012
113 Nicaragua 54.97% 2010
114 Oman 54.6% 2012
115 Kazakhstan 53.71% 2012
116 Philippines 51.5% 2009
117 Bolivia 51.24% 2011
118 Kenya 51.06% 2009
119 Armenia 50.63% 2012
120 Sao Tome and Principe 49.93% 2012
121 Bahrain 49.81% 2012
122 Pakistan 49.33% 2005
123 Colombia 48.65% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 48.6% 2011
124 Marshall Islands 47.73% 2011
125 Belize 47.47% 2012
126 Solomon Islands 43.39% 2012
127 Bermuda 43.38% 2011
128 Honduras 42.25% 2012
129 Indonesia 41.51% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 39.86% 2005
130 Zimbabwe 37.65% 1998
131 Dominican Republic 37.33% 2011
132 Lesotho 35.73% 2010
133 Federated States of Micronesia 35.63% 1999
134 Paraguay 35.39% 2010
135 Gabon 35.26% 2011
136 Tonga 35.22% 2012
137 Iran 35.12% 2012
138 Tanzania 34.37% 2012
139 Samoa 33.92% 2012
140 Jordan 33.81% 2011
141 The Bahamas 32.96% 2002
142 Namibia 30.05% 2006
143 The Gambia 29.84% 2010
144 Cameroon 29.79% 2012
145 Turkey 29.2% 2011
146 Egypt 27.36% 2011
147 Azerbaijan 26.56% 2011
148 Republic of Macedonia 25.66% 2011
149 Bangladesh 25.56% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 25.43% 2005
150 Swaziland 25.38% 2011
151 Uzbekistan 24.83% 2011
152 Kyrgyzstan 24.71% 2012
153 Laos 24.05% 2012
154 Comoros 23.69% 2008
155 Tunisia 21.98% 2003
156 Benin 18.57% 2012
157 Botswana 18.21% 2009
158 Fiji 17.84% 2009
159 Ethiopia 17.69% 2012
160 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.23% 2012
161 Guinea 15.57% 2011
162 Cambodia 14.95% 2012
163 Senegal 14.26% 2012
164 Republic of the Congo 13.77% 2012
165 Uganda 13.57% 2010
166 Nigeria 13.39% 2010
167 Rwanda 13.28% 2012
168 Saudi Arabia 13.21% 2012
169 Eritrea 12.62% 2012
170 Togo 11.2% 2012
171 Mozambique 10.94% 1986
172 Syria 10.62% 2012
173 Libya 10.1% 2006
174 East Timor 9.81% 2005
175 Bhutan 9.32% 2012
176 Sierra Leone 9.24% 2012
177 Burma 9.14% 2010
178 Tajikistan 8.8% 2011
179 Madagascar 8.6% 2010
180 Guinea-Bissau 6.55% 2010
181 Iraq 6.52% 2007
182 Niger 6.27% 2012
183 Central African Republic 5.68% 2011
184 Haiti 5.57% 1985
185 Cote d'Ivoire 5.38% 2012
186 Burundi 5.28% 2012
187 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.33% 2012
188 Djibouti 4.04% 2012
189 Mali 3.77% 2011
190 Burkina Faso 3.72% 2012
191 Mauritania 1.75% 2004
192 Yemen 1.53% 2011
193 Chad 1.47% 2012
194 Zambia 0.773% 1979
195 Afghanistan 0.708% 2003
196 Somalia 0.409% 1986

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"Countries Compared by Education > School enrollment, preprimary > % gross. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/School-enrollment,-preprimary/%-gross

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