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Education > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % 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. 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 East Timor 146.7% gross 2005
2 Sierra Leone 139.11% gross 2005
3 Brazil 136.9% gross 2003
4 Madagascar 135.53% gross 2005
5 Sao Tome and Principe 132.35% gross 2005
6 Lesotho 131.45% gross 2005
7 Guyana 131.17% gross 2004
8 Gabon 129.2% gross 2004
9 Cambodia 128.74% gross 2005
10 Netherlands Antilles 124.43% gross 2003
11 Malawi 123.73% gross 2005
12 Russia 122.65% gross 2004
13 Belize 122.55% gross 2005
14 Iran 122.11% gross 2005
15 Syria 121.25% gross 2005
16 Rwanda 121.07% gross 2005
17 Suriname 120.11% gross 2005
18 Mongolia 119.34% gross 2005
19 China 117.4% gross 2004
20 Uganda 117.33% gross 2005
21 Ecuador 116.75% gross 2005
22 Vanuatu 116.26% gross 2005
23 Indonesia 115.92% gross 2004
24 Saint Lucia 114.17% gross 2005
25 Peru 113.57% gross 2004
26 Portugal 113.51% gross 2004
27 Federated States of Micronesia 113.22% gross 2005
28 Kiribati 113.19% gross 2005
29 Bolivia 113.03% gross 2004
30 Honduras 112.84% gross 2004
31 India 112.14% gross 2004
32 Aruba 112.13% gross 2005
33 Kenya 111.78% gross 2005
34 Argentina 111.77% gross 2003
35 Colombia 111.73% gross 2005
36 Tonga 111.71% gross 2005
37 Philippines 111.49% gross 2004
38 Equatorial Guinea 111.24% gross 2005
39 El Salvador 111.05% gross 2005
40 Bangladesh 110.63% gross 2004
41 Israel 110.52% gross 2004
42 Nicaragua 110.17% gross 2005
43 Dominican Republic 109.98% gross 2005
44 Seychelles 109.94% gross 2004
45 Panama 109.33% gross 2005
46 Guatemala 109.28% gross 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 109.15% gross 2003
47 Costa Rica 108.83% gross 2005
48 Laos 108.42% gross 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 108.39% gross 2003
49 Kazakhstan 108.37% gross 2005
50 Barbados 108.18% gross 2005
51 Mexico 108.11% gross 2004
52 Zambia 108.01% gross 2005
53 Tunisia 107.98% gross 2004
54 Nepal 107.92% gross 2005
55 Uruguay 107.82% gross 2003
56 Algeria 107.39% gross 2005
57 Cameroon 107.28% gross 2005
58 Brunei 107.24% gross 2005
59 Ukraine 106.87% gross 2005
60 Spain 106.73% gross 2004
61 Liechtenstein 106.61% gross 2004
62 United Kingdom 106.5% gross 2004
63 Libya 106.35% gross 2005
64 Netherlands 105.99% gross 2004
65 Austria 105.92% gross 2004
66 Ireland 105.83% gross 2004
67 Romania 105.62% gross 2004
68 Qatar 105.52% gross 2005
69 Albania 105.21% gross 2004
70 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 105.09% gross 2005
71 Cape Verde 105% gross 2005
72 Trinidad and Tobago 104.66% gross 2005
73 Fiji 104.65% gross 2005
74 Lebanon 104.52% gross 2005
75 South Korea 104.47% gross 2005
76 France 104.37% gross 2004
77 Paraguay 104.08% gross 2003
78 Tanzania 104.07% gross 2005
79 Bahrain 103.93% gross 2005
80 Bulgaria 103.81% gross 2004
81 Venezuela 103.8% gross 2005
82 Botswana 103.78% gross 2005
83 Belgium 103.6% gross 2004
84 Swaziland 103.5% gross 2004
85 Bermuda 103.27% gross 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 102.88% gross 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 102.78% gross 2004
86 Australia 102.6% gross 2004
87 Mauritius 102.29% gross 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 102.23% gross 2004
88 South Africa 102.18% gross 2004
89 Switzerland 101.99% gross 2004
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 101.96% gross 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 101.89% gross 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 101.87% gross 2004
90 Saint Kitts and Nevis 101.84% gross 2005
91 Malta 101.82% gross 2004
92 Singapore 101.81% gross 1991
93 Macau 101.72% gross 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 101.69% gross 2004
European Union average (profile) 101.62% gross 2004
94 New Zealand 101.57% gross 2004
95 Hong Kong 101.5% gross 2005
Europe average (profile) 101.21% gross 2004
96 Chile 101.17% gross 2004
97 Italy 101.12% gross 2004
98 Sri Lanka 101.11% gross 2003
99 Czech Republic 101.09% gross 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 101.04% gross 2004
100 Denmark 101.01% gross 2004
101 The Bahamas 100.99% gross 2005
102 Greece 100.97% gross 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 100.96% gross 2004
103 Palau 100.88% gross 2005
104 Burma 100.62% gross 2005
105 Japan 100.5% gross 2004
106 Finland 100.14% gross 2004
107 Germany 100.07% gross 2004
108 Canada 99.97% gross 2002
OPEC countries average (profile) 99.87% gross 2005
=109 Marshall Islands 99.77% gross 2004
=109 Namibia 99.77% gross 2005
111 Belarus 99.62% gross 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 99.58% gross 2004
112 Samoa 99.55% gross 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 99.4% gross 2004
113 Cuba 99.37% gross 2005
114 Uzbekistan 99.35% gross 2004
=115 Tajikistan 99.18% gross 2005
=115 Luxembourg 99.18% gross 2004
117 Slovenia 99.16% gross 2004
118 Morocco 99.09% gross 2005
119 Sweden 98.96% gross 2004
120 Norway 98.86% gross 2004
121 Poland 98.61% gross 2004
122 Jordan 98.55% gross 2004
123 Egypt 98.46% gross 2004
124 Estonia 98.37% gross 2004
125 Slovakia 98.34% gross 2004
126 Serbia and Montenegro 98.33% gross 2001
127 Iceland 98.03% gross 2004
128 United States 97.55% gross 2004
129 Cyprus 97.5% gross 2004
130 Kyrgyzstan 97.25% gross 2005
131 Hungary 97.21% gross 2004
132 Kuwait 96.96% gross 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 96.95% gross 2003
133 Lithuania 96.86% gross 2004
134 Mozambique 96.06% gross 2005
135 Armenia 95.76% gross 2005
=136 Jamaica 95.46% gross 2004
=136 Azerbaijan 95.46% gross 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 95.35% gross 2003
138 Zimbabwe 95.17% gross 2003
139 Nigeria 94.69% gross 2005
140 Thailand 94.64% gross 2005
141 Georgia 94.17% gross 2005
142 Solomon Islands 94.13% gross 2005
143 Croatia 94.06% gross 2003
144 Mauritania 93.55% gross 2005
145 Malaysia 93.3% gross 2003
146 Maldives 92.53% gross 2005
147 Togo 91.92% gross 2005
148 Moldova 91.81% gross 2005
149 Dominica 91.57% gross 2005
150 Latvia 91.39% gross 2004
151 Vietnam 91.34% gross 2005
152 Saudi Arabia 90.9% gross 2005
153 Grenada 90.54% gross 2005
154 Turkey 90.41% gross 2004
Muslim countries average (profile) 89.38% gross 2004
155 Iraq 88.89% gross 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 88.06% gross 2004
South Asia average (profile) 86.88% gross 2004
156 Ghana 86.63% gross 2005
157 Ethiopia 86.14% gross 2005
158 Senegal 86.04% gross 2005
159 Benin 85.27% gross 2005
160 Andorra 84.84% gross 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 84.82% gross 2002
161 Oman 84.6% gross 2005
162 Cayman Islands 84.48% gross 2005
163 Congo, Republic of the 84.16% gross 2005
164 The Gambia 83.68% gross 2004
165 Liberia 83.43% gross 2000
166 United Arab Emirates 82.05% gross 2005
167 Comoros 79.98% gross 2005
168 Burundi 78.44% gross 2005
169 Pakistan 75.15% gross 2005
170 Guinea 74.05% gross 2005
171 Yemen 72.25% gross 2005
172 Papua New Guinea 70.37% gross 2003
173 Afghanistan 63.86% gross 2005
174 Cote d'Ivoire 63.44% gross 2003
175 Chad 61.75% gross 2005
176 Angola 59.43% gross 1999
177 Mali 58.82% gross 2005
178 Eritrea 57.18% gross 2005
179 Sudan 56.18% gross 2005
180 Guinea-Bissau 55.93% gross 2001
181 Democratic Republic of the Congo 54.14% gross 2003
failed states average (profile) 51.76% gross 1991
182 Burkina Faso 51.19% gross 2005
183 Haiti 46.4% gross 1991
184 Central African Republic 44.33% gross 2005
185 Niger 39.21% gross 2005
186 Djibouti 36.07% gross 2005

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"Countries Compared by Education > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % 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/Primary/Female/%-gross

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