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Education > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross: 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. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 East Timor 382.52% gross 2005
2 Belgium 116.3% gross 2004
3 Estonia 114.35% gross 2004
4 France 113.52% gross 2004
5 Cuba 112.89% gross 2005
6 Andorra 112.88% gross 2005
7 Netherlands Antilles 112.85% gross 2003
8 Israel 111.99% gross 2004
9 Spain 111.47% gross 2004
10 Malaysia 107.53% gross 2003
11 Czech Republic 107.43% gross 2004
12 Guyana 106.27% gross 2004
13 Belarus 104.69% gross 2005
14 Liechtenstein 104.64% gross 2004
15 Malta 103.92% gross 2004
16 Italy 102.7% gross 2004
17 Ireland 102.62% gross 1991
18 Australia 102.41% gross 2004
19 Saint Kitts and Nevis 101.68% gross 2005
20 Seychelles 101.51% gross 2004
21 Aruba 98.77% gross 2005
22 Germany 96.77% gross 2004
23 Mauritius 95.48% gross 2005
24 Switzerland 94.51% gross 2004
25 Iceland 94.4% gross 2004
26 Barbados 93.16% gross 2005
27 Cayman Islands 92.99% gross 2005
28 Jamaica 92.48% gross 2004
29 New Zealand 92.41% gross 2004
30 Macau 92.16% gross 2005
31 Slovakia 92.1% gross 2004
32 Denmark 90.66% gross 2004
33 South Korea 90.65% gross 2005
34 Thailand 90.28% gross 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 90.11% gross 2004
35 Austria 89.31% gross 2004
36 Suriname 89.13% gross 2005
37 Netherlands 88.88% gross 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 87.89% gross 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 86.45% gross 2004
=38 Trinidad and Tobago 85.81% gross 2005
=38 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 85.81% gross 2005
40 Ukraine 85.74% gross 2005
41 Norway 85.28% gross 2004
42 Sweden 85.11% gross 2004
43 Japan 84.81% gross 2004
44 Russia 84.71% gross 2004
45 Mexico 84.29% gross 2004
European Union average (profile) 84.2% gross 2004
46 Luxembourg 83.34% gross 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 81.27% gross 2004
47 Hungary 81.06% gross 2004
48 Grenada 80.57% gross 2005
Europe average (profile) 79.81% gross 2004
49 Latvia 79.33% gross 2004
50 Slovenia 78.71% gross 2004
51 Bulgaria 77.82% gross 2004
52 Dominica 77.58% gross 2005
53 Ecuador 76.53% gross 2005
54 Romania 75.57% gross 2004
55 Portugal 75.52% gross 2004
56 Kiribati 74.62% gross 2004
57 Lebanon 74.13% gross 2005
58 Saint Lucia 73.64% gross 2005
59 Kuwait 72.93% gross 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 72.9% gross 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 71.72% gross 2004
60 Costa Rica 68.69% gross 2005
61 Hong Kong 68.55% gross 2005
62 Canada 67.56% gross 2002
63 Brazil 67.54% gross 2003
64 Greece 66.23% gross 2004
Catholic countries average (profile) 65.12% gross 2003
65 Lithuania 64.36% gross 2004
66 United Arab Emirates 64.34% gross 2005
67 Palau 63.59% gross 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 63.06% gross 2003
68 Moldova 62.35% gross 2005
69 Argentina 61.98% gross 2003
70 United States 61.93% gross 2004
71 Panama 61.83% gross 2005
72 Uruguay 61.17% gross 2003
73 Cyprus 60.73% gross 2004
74 Peru 60.46% gross 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 59.85% gross 2004
75 Vietnam 59.67% gross 2005
76 United Kingdom 58.99% gross 2004
77 Papua New Guinea 58.79% gross 2003
78 Finland 58.69% gross 2004
79 Venezuela 58.18% gross 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 55.23% gross 2004
80 Kenya 53.91% gross 2005
=81 Morocco 53.65% gross 2005
=81 Cape Verde 53.65% gross 2005
83 Poland 52.51% gross 2004
84 Brunei 52.15% gross 2005
85 Liberia 52.09% gross 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 51.93% gross 2003
86 Vanuatu 51.87% gross 2002
87 Chile 51.67% gross 2004
88 Georgia 50.87% gross 2005
89 El Salvador 50.62% gross 2005
90 Pakistan 50.47% gross 2005
91 Bolivia 49.64% gross 2005
92 Marshall Islands 49.62% gross 2003
93 Albania 49.47% gross 2004
94 Samoa 49.37% gross 2004
95 Maldives 49.18% gross 2005
96 Croatia 47.9% gross 2004
97 Bahrain 46.83% gross 2005
98 Iran 45.54% gross 2005
99 Serbia and Montenegro 43.71% gross 2001
100 Zimbabwe 43.2% gross 2003
101 Ghana 41.56% gross 2005
102 Equatorial Guinea 40.93% gross 2005
103 Solomon Islands 40.77% gross 2003
104 Mongolia 40.03% gross 2005
105 Philippines 39.94% gross 2004
106 Colombia 39.23% gross 2005
107 South Africa 37.46% gross 2004
108 Nicaragua 36.92% gross 2005
109 Federated States of Micronesia 36.89% gross 1999
110 Qatar 36.47% gross 2005
111 China 36.01% gross 2004
112 India 35.88% gross 2004
113 Nepal 35.69% gross 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 35.6% gross 2004
OPEC countries average (profile) 34.96% gross 2005
114 Haiti 34.17% gross 1991
115 Kazakhstan 33.94% gross 2005
116 Dominican Republic 33.83% gross 2005
117 Lesotho 33.52% gross 2005
118 Honduras 32.88% gross 2004
119 Armenia 32.67% gross 2005
120 Sao Tome and Principe 32.19% gross 2005
121 Paraguay 31.34% gross 2003
122 The Bahamas 30.88% gross 2003
123 Jordan 29.64% gross 2004
124 Azerbaijan 29.16% gross 2005
125 Namibia 28.86% gross 2004
126 Tanzania 28.73% gross 2005
127 Guatemala 28.5% gross 2005
128 Belize 28.19% gross 2005
129 Uzbekistan 27.59% gross 2004
130 Sudan 25.45% gross 2005
131 Cameroon 24.73% gross 2005
132 Angola 23.09% gross 1998
South Asia average (profile) 23.02% gross 2004
133 Tonga 22.98% gross 2005
134 Indonesia 22.37% gross 2004
135 Tunisia 21.73% gross 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 21.66% gross 2004
136 The Gambia 18.24% gross 2004
137 Swaziland 18.17% gross 2004
138 Fiji 15.72% gross 2005
139 Nigeria 15.36% gross 2005
140 Egypt 14.37% gross 2004
141 Gabon 13.86% gross 2002
142 Kyrgyzstan 12.55% gross 2005
143 Eritrea 11.95% gross 2005
144 Bangladesh 10.86% gross 2005
145 Syria 10.37% gross 2005
146 Saudi Arabia 10.02% gross 2005
147 Cambodia 9.4% gross 2005
148 Tajikistan 9.33% gross 2005
149 Laos 9.08% gross 2005
150 Turkey 8.24% gross 2004
151 Senegal 7.86% gross 2005
152 Madagascar 7.62% gross 2005
153 Libya 7.61% gross 2003
154 Oman 7.11% gross 2005
155 Guinea 6.76% gross 2005
156 Algeria 6.05% gross 2005
157 Congo, Republic of the 5.8% gross 2005
158 Iraq 5.72% gross 2005
159 Benin 5.43% gross 2005
160 Sierra Leone 4.19% gross 2005
161 Comoros 3.27% gross 2005
=162 Cote d'Ivoire 3.2% gross 2003
=162 Guinea-Bissau 3.2% gross 2001
164 Mali 2.52% gross 2004
165 Rwanda 2.51% gross 2002
166 Togo 2.38% gross 2004
167 Zambia 2.21% gross 1998
168 Ethiopia 2.19% gross 2005
169 Uganda 2.07% gross 2004
170 Burma 2.01% gross 2000
171 Burkina Faso 1.94% gross 2005
172 Burundi 1.83% gross 2005
173 Mauritania 1.73% gross 2005
174 Central African Republic 1.7% gross 2004
175 Niger 1.4% gross 2005
176 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.32% gross 2003
177 Djibouti 1.02% gross 2005
178 Chad 0.83% gross 2005
179 Yemen 0.77% gross 2005
180 Afghanistan 0.67% gross 2004

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"Countries Compared by Education > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/School-enrollment/Preprimary/%-gross

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