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

DEFINITION: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Gabon 164.86% 2011
2 Brazil 147.51% 1997
3 Madagascar 145.19% 2012
4 Malawi 141.29% 2012
5 Solomon Islands 140.98% 2012
6 Angola 140.45% 2011
7 Nepal 139.31% 2012
8 Burundi 137.41% 2012
9 Rwanda 133.72% 2012
10 Togo 132.8% 2012
11 Sierra Leone 131.49% 2012
12 China 127.95% 2011
13 East Timor 124.95% 2011
14 Cambodia 124.18% 2012
15 Benin 122.77% 2012
16 Laos 122.74% 2012
17 Vanuatu 122.49% 2010
18 Syria 122.26% 2012
19 Belize 120.78% 2012
20 Dominica 119.01% 2012
21 Argentina 118.43% 2010
22 Sao Tome and Principe 118.26% 2012
23 Algeria 117.41% 2012
24 Comoros 117.38% 2012
25 Mongolia 116.96% 2012
26 Nicaragua 116.74% 2010
27 Kiribati 116.41% 2009
28 Guinea-Bissau 116.22% 2010
29 Morocco 116.05% 2012
30 Swaziland 115.01% 2011
=31 Libya 114.4% 2006
=31 Suriname 114.4% 2011
33 Andorra 114.38% 1983
34 Bangladesh 114.2% 2011
35 Burma 114.16% 2010
36 Guatemala 113.77% 2011
37 Zambia 113.6% 2012
38 Ecuador 113.56% 2012
39 El Salvador 113.53% 2011
40 India 112.6% 2011
41 Bhutan 112.33% 2012
42 Portugal 112.1% 2010
43 Uruguay 112.04% 2010
44 Cape Verde 111.95% 2012
45 Kenya 111.88% 2009
46 Federated States of Micronesia 111.64% 2007
47 Haiti 111.6% 1998
48 Lesotho 111% 2012
49 Democratic Republic of the Congo 110.9% 2012
50 Cameroon 110.61% 2012
51 Tonga 110.08% 2012
52 Ghana 109.92% 2012
53 Uganda 109.78% 2011
54 Tunisia 109.71% 2012
55 Namibia 109.46% 2012
56 Republic of the Congo 109.42% 2012
57 Honduras 109.41% 2012
58 Indonesia 109.1% 2011
59 Oman 109.01% 2012
60 Egypt 108.62% 2011
61 United Arab Emirates 108.33% 2012
62 Mauritius 108.17% 2012
63 France 108.01% 2011
64 The Bahamas 107.96% 2010
65 French Polynesia 107.67% 1996
66 Netherlands 107.64% 2011
67 Iraq 107.47% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 107.4% 2010
68 Costa Rica 107.1% 2011
69 Seychelles 106.94% 2011
70 United Kingdom 106.88% 2011
71 Colombia 106.86% 2012
72 Lebanon 106.58% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 106.29% 2011
73 Kuwait 106.19% 2007
74 Georgia 106.12% 2012
75 Trinidad and Tobago 106.1% 2010
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 106.09% 2010
76 Botswana 106.01% 2009
77 Ukraine 105.97% 2012
78 Iran 105.95% 2012
79 Kyrgyzstan 105.86% 2012
80 Philippines 105.76% 2009
South Asia average (profile) 105.73% 2011
81 Dominican Republic 105.46% 2011
82 Marshall Islands 105.4% 2011
83 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 105.3% 2012
84 Latvia 105.3% 2011
85 Barbados 105.29% 2011
86 Aruba 105.22% 2011
87 Samoa 105.16% 2012
88 Mozambique 105.08% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 104.99% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 104.98% 2009
89 Liechtenstein 104.95% 2011
90 Peru 104.9% 2011
91 Kazakhstan 104.9% 2012
92 Ireland 104.73% 2011
93 Vietnam 104.68% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 104.53% 2011
94 Fiji 104.51% 2011
95 Cayman Islands 104.47% 2000
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 104.46% 2005
96 Australia 104.42% 2011
97 Spain 104.36% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 104.35% 2007
98 Mexico 104.19% 2011
99 Israel 104.14% 2010
100 European Union 103.92% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 103.9% 2010
101 South Korea 103.84% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 103.82% 2009
102 Bahrain 103.81% 1999
103 Belgium 103.67% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 103.43% 2005
104 Grenada 103.37% 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 103.34% 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 102.88% 2007
105 Greece 102.87% 2010
106 Switzerland 102.87% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 102.84% 2011
107 Saudi Arabia 102.78% 2012
108 Japan 102.63% 2011
109 Qatar 102.54% 2005
110 Armenia 102.4% 2009
111 Liberia 102.38% 2011
112 Czech Republic 102.22% 2011
113 Turkey 102.12% 2011
114 Venezuela 102.07% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 101.99% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 101.86% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 101.86% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 101.81% 2009
115 Slovakia 101.73% 2011
116 South Africa 101.59% 2012
117 Chile 101.51% 2011
118 Palau 101.45% 2007
119 Malaysia 101.41% 2005
Europe average (profile) 101.39% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 101.2% 2009
120 Cyprus 101.2% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 101.19% 2009
European Union average (profile) 101.19% 2011
121 Hong Kong 101.16% 2012
122 Hungary 101.11% 2011
123 Montenegro 100.95% 2012
124 Bulgaria 100.93% 2011
125 Germany 100.76% 2011
126 Antigua and Barbuda 100.68% 2011
127 Macau 100.66% 2008
128 Sweden 100.5% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 100.5% 2010
129 Austria 100.38% 2011
130 Panama 100.32% 2012
131 New Zealand 100.1% 2011
132 Tuvalu 100.07% 2006
133 Italy 99.98% 2011
134 Tajikistan 99.63% 2012
135 Denmark 99.55% 2010
136 Albania 99.52% 2003
137 Finland 99.43% 2011
138 Lithuania 99.33% 2011
139 Cuba 99.32% 2012
140 Norway 99.27% 2011
141 Poland 99.16% 2011
142 Belarus 99.13% 2012
143 Jordan 98.88% 2011
144 United States 98.78% 2011
145 Russia 98.69% 2009
146 Canada 98.65% 2010
147 Sri Lanka 98.64% 2011
148 Iceland 98.55% 2011
149 Estonia 98.45% 2010
150 Slovenia 98.45% 2011
151 Maldives 98.3% 2009
152 Paraguay 97.48% 2010
153 Afghanistan 97.4% 2011
154 Zimbabwe 97.11% 2003
155 Yemen 96.88% 2012
156 Mauritania 96.68% 2012
157 Thailand 96.67% 2009
158 Luxembourg 96.56% 2011
159 Romania 96.11% 2011
160 Malta 95.74% 2011
161 Azerbaijan 95.57% 2011
162 Jamaica 95.52% 2004
163 Brunei 95.46% 2012
164 Ethiopia 95.43% 2012
165 Chad 95.39% 2012
166 Central African Republic 95.2% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 95.16% 2005
167 American Samoa 95.15% 1992
168 Bolivia 94.45% 2011
169 Croatia 94.38% 2011
170 Cote d'Ivoire 94.22% 2012
171 Moldova 93.8% 2012
172 Uzbekistan 93.31% 2011
173 Tanzania 93.01% 2012
174 Serbia 92.96% 2012
175 Pakistan 92.9% 2012
176 San Marino 91.94% 2011
177 Guinea 90.83% 2012
178 Equatorial Guinea 90.73% 2012
179 Republic of Macedonia 90.09% 2010
180 Bermuda 89.83% 2011
181 Turks and Caicos Islands 89.81% 2005
182 Mali 88.48% 2012
183 Saint Kitts and Nevis 87.89% 2012
184 Puerto Rico 87.48% 2011
185 Saint Lucia 87.36% 2012
186 The Gambia 85.21% 2012
187 Burkina Faso 84.96% 2012
188 Senegal 83.79% 2012
189 Nigeria 81.36% 2010
190 Guyana 79.97% 2011
191 Guam 79.22% 1989
192 Niger 71.13% 2012
193 Djibouti 69.54% 2012
failed states average (profile) 67.61% 1985
194 Papua New Guinea 60.08% 2008
195 Eritrea 42.46% 2012
196 Somalia 29.2% 2007

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"Countries Compared by Education > School enrollment, primary > % 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,-primary/%-gross

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