×

Education > 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 99.91% net 2004
2 Canada 99.5% net 2001
3 Spain 99.44% net 2004
=4 South Korea 99.37% net 2005
=4 Aruba 99.37% net 2005
6 Greece 99.35% net 2004
7 Finland 99.32% net 2004
8 New Zealand 99.26% net 2004
9 France 98.94% net 2004
10 Norway 98.9% net 2004
11 Cambodia 98.86% net 2005
12 Italy 98.84% net 2004
13 Argentina 98.83% net 2003
14 Belgium 98.77% net 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 98.75% net 2001
15 Netherlands 98.7% net 2004
16 United Kingdom 98.69% net 2004
17 Sweden 98.63% net 2004
18 Iceland 98.61% net 2004
19 Portugal 98.48% net 2004
20 Panama 98.47% net 2005
21 Slovenia 98.11% net 2004
22 Denmark 97.97% net 2004
23 Bermuda 97.87% net 2005
24 Mexico 97.82% net 2004
25 Ecuador 97.7% net 2004
26 Israel 97.64% net 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 97.6% net 2004
27 Barbados 97.59% net 2005
28 Tajikistan 97.44% net 2005
29 China 97.43% net 1991
30 Kiribati 97.38% net 2002
31 Tunisia 97.36% net 2004
=32 Cuba 97.33% net 2005
=32 Poland 97.33% net 2004
=34 Bahrain 97.15% net 2005
=34 Sri Lanka 97.15% net 2004
36 Saint Lucia 97.07% net 2005
37 Peru 97.06% net 2004
38 Sao Tome and Principe 96.68% net 2005
39 Algeria 96.6% net 2005
40 Palau 96.44% net 2000
41 Seychelles 96.42% net 2004
42 Ireland 96.41% net 2004
43 Fiji 96.24% net 2005
44 Cyprus 96.12% net 2004
=45 Libya 95.88% net 1991
=45 Qatar 95.88% net 2005
47 Belize 95.85% net 2005
48 Serbia and Montenegro 95.82% net 2001
49 Australia 95.75% net 2004
50 Tonga 95.43% net 2005
51 Egypt 95.39% net 2004
52 Iran 95.25% net 2005
53 Bulgaria 95.15% net 2004
54 Mauritius 95.05% net 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 94.78% net 1991
55 Trinidad and Tobago 94.65% net 2005
56 Syria 94.52% net 2002
57 Malawi 94.51% net 2005
58 Paraguay 94.34% net 1991
59 Indonesia 94.32% net 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 94.3% net 1991
60 Suriname 94.22% net 2005
61 Estonia 94.14% net 2004
62 Guatemala 94.12% net 2005
=63 Bolivia 94% net 2005
=63 Albania 94% net 2004
65 Malta 93.99% net 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 93.96% net 1991
66 Philippines 93.96% net 2004
=67 Vanuatu 93.87% net 2005
=67 Switzerland 93.87% net 2004
69 Bangladesh 93.43% net 2003
=70 Saint Kitts and Nevis 93.39% net 2005
=70 Brunei 93.39% net 2005
European Union average (profile) 93.34% net 1991
72 Malaysia 93.21% net 2003
73 Brazil 92.93% net 2003
=74 El Salvador 92.68% net 2005
=74 Hong Kong 92.68% net 2005
76 Madagascar 92.49% net 2005
77 United States 92.41% net 2004
78 Lebanon 92.4% net 2005
79 Latvia 92.1% net 1991
80 Romania 91.86% net 2004
81 Russia 91.48% net 2004
82 Tanzania 91.38% net 2005
83 Venezuela 91.27% net 2005
84 Kazakhstan 91.18% net 2005
85 Jordan 91.14% net 2004
86 Uruguay 91.02% net 1991
=87 Nigeria 90.94% net 2005
=87 The Bahamas 90.94% net 2005
89 Luxembourg 90.87% net 2004
90 Macau 90.82% net 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 90.68% net 2003
91 Jamaica 90.63% net 2004
92 Honduras 90.59% net 2004
93 Samoa 90.44% net 2004
94 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 90.34% net 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 90.25% net 2004
95 Burma 90.19% net 2005
96 Cape Verde 90.08% net 2005
97 India 89.68% net 2004
98 Marshall Islands 89.6% net 2003
99 Lithuania 89.39% net 2004
100 Chile 89.35% net 1991
101 Turkey 89.33% net 2004
102 Belarus 89.31% net 2005
103 Mongolia 89.18% net 2005
104 Hungary 89.07% net 2004
105 Guyana 88.96% net 1991
106 Zambia 88.92% net 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 88.19% net 2004
107 Liechtenstein 88.18% net 2004
OPEC countries average (profile) 88.07% net 2005
108 Iraq 87.74% net 2005
109 Vietnam 87.72% net 2005
110 Dominican Republic 87.69% net 2005
111 Austria 87.66% net 1991
112 Costa Rica 87.47% net 1991
113 Croatia 87.35% net 2003
114 Nicaragua 87.16% net 2005
115 South Africa 87.07% net 2004
116 Colombia 86.88% net 2005
117 Kyrgyzstan 86.84% net 2005
118 Lesotho 86.73% net 2005
119 Georgia 86.71% net 2005
120 Czech Republic 86.69% net 1991
121 Kuwait 86.51% net 2005
122 Morocco 86.05% net 2005
123 Moldova 85.9% net 2005
124 Azerbaijan 84.53% net 2005
125 Germany 84.29% net 1991
126 Dominica 84% net 2005
127 Laos 83.59% net 2005
128 Grenada 83.53% net 2005
129 Botswana 83.35% net 2005
130 Ukraine 83.34% net 2005
131 Zimbabwe 81.86% net 2003
132 Equatorial Guinea 81.14% net 2003
133 Cayman Islands 81.12% net 2005
134 Andorra 80.31% net 2005
135 Swaziland 79.97% net 2004
136 Kenya 79.92% net 2005
137 Maldives 79.28% net 2005
138 Armenia 78.8% net 2005
139 Mozambique 78.7% net 2005
140 Uzbekistan 78.21% net 1991
141 Benin 78.16% net 2005
142 Togo 78.13% net 2005
143 Nepal 78.02% net 2003
144 Saudi Arabia 77.93% net 2005
145 Gabon 76.75% net 2001
146 Senegal 76.19% net 2005
=147 Thailand 75.82% net 1991
=147 Oman 75.82% net 2005
149 Yemen 75.26% net 2004
150 Rwanda 73.71% net 2005
151 Cameroon 73.61% net 1991
152 The Gambia 72.84% net 2001
153 Mauritania 72.24% net 2005
154 Namibia 72.16% net 2005
155 United Arab Emirates 70.54% net 2005
156 Pakistan 68.11% net 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 66.02% net 1991
157 Liberia 65.75% net 2000
158 Guinea 65.53% net 2005
159 Ghana 65.04% net 2005
160 Solomon Islands 63.38% net 2003
161 Ethiopia 61.43% net 2005
162 Chad 60.98% net 2003
163 Burundi 60.47% net 2005
164 Cote d'Ivoire 56.01% net 2003
165 Comoros 55.05% net 2000
Former French colonies average (profile) 54.23% net 1991
166 Democratic Republic of the Congo 54.06% net 1991
167 Angola 52.85% net 1998
168 Central African Republic 51.86% net 1991
169 Mali 50.9% net 2005
170 Eritrea 47.01% net 2005
171 Burkina Faso 45.23% net 2005
172 Guinea-Bissau 45.16% net 2001
173 Congo, Republic of the 43.5% net 2005
174 Sierra Leone 43.28% net 1991
175 Sudan 43.15% net 2000
failed states average (profile) 42.9% net 1991
176 Niger 39.87% net 2005
177 Djibouti 33.26% net 2005
178 Haiti 22.12% net 1991
179 Somalia 8.96% net 1991

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > School enrollment > Primary > % net. 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/Primary/%-net

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

NationMaster

Interesting observations about Education > School enrollment > Primary > % net

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: