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Education > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % 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 Sierra Leone 171.13% gross 2005
2 East Timor 158.05% gross 2005
3 Brazil 144.89% gross 2003
4 Madagascar 141.4% gross 2005
5 Cambodia 139.32% gross 2005
6 Sao Tome and Principe 135.18% gross 2005
7 Guyana 133.61% gross 2004
8 Lesotho 131.7% gross 2005
9 Gabon 129.89% gross 2004
10 Syria 127.09% gross 2005
11 Netherlands Antilles 127.07% gross 2003
12 Cameroon 126.04% gross 2005
13 Belize 125.56% gross 2005
14 Saint Lucia 123.88% gross 2005
15 Russia 123.21% gross 2004
16 Laos 122.95% gross 2005
17 Malawi 120.86% gross 2005
18 India 120.02% gross 2004
19 Vanuatu 119.72% gross 2005
20 Suriname 119.62% gross 2005
21 Rwanda 119.09% gross 2005
22 Portugal 118.76% gross 2004
23 Nepal 118.38% gross 2005
24 Guatemala 118.35% gross 2005
25 Indonesia 117.96% gross 2004
26 China 117.82% gross 2004
27 Uganda 117.71% gross 2005
28 Tonga 117.52% gross 2005
29 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 117.08% gross 2005
30 Ecuador 117% gross 2005
31 Equatorial Guinea 116.9% gross 2005
32 Mongolia 116.57% gross 2005
33 Kenya 116.37% gross 2005
34 Federated States of Micronesia 116.2% gross 2005
35 Aruba 116.17% gross 2005
36 Algeria 115.97% gross 2005
37 Dominican Republic 115.5% gross 2005
38 El Salvador 115.15% gross 2005
39 Liberia 114.78% gross 2000
40 Zambia 114.25% gross 2005
41 Peru 114.17% gross 2004
42 Colombia 113.79% gross 2005
43 Mozambique 113.56% gross 2005
44 Nicaragua 113.38% gross 2005
45 Bolivia 113.3% gross 2004
46 Philippines 113.18% gross 2004
47 Honduras 113.07% gross 2004
48 Panama 112.63% gross 2005
49 Argentina 112.56% gross 2003
South Asia average (profile) 112.31% gross 2004
50 Tunisia 111.7% gross 2004
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 111.61% gross 2003
51 Kiribati 111.27% gross 2005
52 Cape Verde 110.91% gross 2005
53 Morocco 110.9% gross 2005
54 Swaziland 110.85% gross 2004
55 Nigeria 110.67% gross 2005
56 Macau 110.63% gross 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 110.55% gross 2003
57 Uruguay 110.3% gross 2003
58 Mexico 110.19% gross 2004
59 Costa Rica 110.17% gross 2005
60 Israel 109.89% gross 2004
61 Kazakhstan 109.69% gross 2005
62 Seychelles 109.43% gross 2004
63 Netherlands 108.79% gross 2004
64 Spain 108.63% gross 2004
65 Togo 108.48% gross 2005
66 Barbados 108.35% gross 2005
67 Libya 108.15% gross 2005
68 Lebanon 108.1% gross 2005
69 Palau 108.01% gross 2005
70 Tanzania 107.95% gross 2005
71 Trinidad and Tobago 107.91% gross 2005
72 Hong Kong 107.89% gross 2005
73 Brunei 107.73% gross 2005
74 Afghanistan 107.72% gross 2005
75 Iraq 107.71% gross 2005
76 Paraguay 107.59% gross 2003
77 Romania 107.37% gross 2004
78 Fiji 107.19% gross 2005
79 Bangladesh 107.18% gross 2004
80 Ireland 107.1% gross 2004
Catholic countries average (profile) 106.92% gross 2003
81 Ukraine 106.84% gross 2005
82 Benin 106.78% gross 2005
83 United Kingdom 106.58% gross 2004
84 Qatar 106.46% gross 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 106.22% gross 2004
85 Albania 106.21% gross 2004
86 Chile 106.07% gross 2004
87 Venezuela 105.93% gross 2005
88 South Africa 105.92% gross 2004
89 Austria 105.91% gross 2004
90 Bulgaria 105.69% gross 2004
91 Liechtenstein 105.67% gross 2004
92 Botswana 105.31% gross 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 105.26% gross 2004
93 France 105.2% gross 2004
94 South Korea 105.07% gross 2005
=95 Bahrain 104.82% gross 2005
=95 Singapore 104.82% gross 1991
Religious countries average (profile) 104.74% gross 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 104.46% gross 2003
97 Marshall Islands 104.4% gross 2004
98 Belgium 104.28% gross 2004
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 104.24% gross 2004
99 Cuba 104.21% gross 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 104.12% gross 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 104.06% gross 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 103.39% gross 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 103.29% gross 2004
100 Tajikistan 103.2% gross 2005
101 Belarus 103.16% gross 2005
102 Australia 103.05% gross 2004
103 Malta 102.9% gross 2004
OPEC countries average (profile) 102.87% gross 2005
104 Egypt 102.85% gross 2004
European Union average (profile) 102.85% gross 2004
105 Switzerland 102.68% gross 2004
106 Czech Republic 102.61% gross 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 102.6% gross 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 102.39% gross 2004
Europe average (profile) 102.38% gross 2004
107 Sri Lanka 102.36% gross 2003
108 Yemen 102.13% gross 2005
109 Greece 102.12% gross 2004
110 Mauritius 102.08% gross 2005
111 New Zealand 101.83% gross 2004
112 Italy 101.61% gross 2004
113 The Bahamas 101.37% gross 2005
114 Estonia 101.36% gross 2004
115 Finland 100.94% gross 2004
116 Denmark 100.93% gross 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 100.81% gross 2004
117 Iceland 100.78% gross 2004
118 Ethiopia 100.55% gross 2005
119 Canada 100.41% gross 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 100.37% gross 2004
120 United States 100.34% gross 2004
121 Japan 100.32% gross 2004
122 Germany 100.28% gross 2004
123 Uzbekistan 100.17% gross 2004
124 Samoa 99.97% gross 2005
125 Bermuda 99.96% gross 2005
126 Iran 99.91% gross 2005
127 Slovakia 99.74% gross 2004
128 Slovenia 99.68% gross 2004
129 Luxembourg 99.64% gross 2004
130 Thailand 99.56% gross 2005
131 Sweden 99.17% gross 2004
132 Poland 99.14% gross 2004
133 Norway 98.95% gross 2004
134 Pakistan 98.82% gross 2005
135 Kuwait 98.75% gross 2005
136 Solomon Islands 98.7% gross 2005
137 Burma 98.69% gross 2005
138 Hungary 98.6% gross 2004
139 Kyrgyzstan 98.43% gross 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 98.33% gross 2004
140 Serbia and Montenegro 98.26% gross 2001
141 Namibia 98.24% gross 2005
142 Cyprus 97.98% gross 2004
143 Jordan 97.85% gross 2004
=144 Lithuania 97.57% gross 2004
=144 Vietnam 97.57% gross 2005
146 Azerbaijan 97.04% gross 2005
147 Zimbabwe 96.87% gross 2003
148 Saint Kitts and Nevis 96.46% gross 2005
149 Turkey 96.11% gross 2004
150 Cayman Islands 95.22% gross 2005
151 Jamaica 95.21% gross 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 94.91% gross 2002
152 Maldives 94.8% gross 2005
153 Croatia 94.75% gross 2003
154 Grenada 94.45% gross 2005
155 Latvia 94.26% gross 2004
156 Malaysia 93.65% gross 2003
157 Georgia 93.12% gross 2005
158 Mauritania 93.01% gross 2005
159 Moldova 93% gross 2005
160 Dominica 92.62% gross 2005
161 Chad 92.27% gross 2005
162 Armenia 91.85% gross 2005
163 Burundi 91.43% gross 2005
164 Congo, Republic of the 91.2% gross 2005
165 Comoros 90.79% gross 2005
166 Saudi Arabia 90.59% gross 2005
167 Ghana 90.03% gross 2005
168 Andorra 89.08% gross 2005
169 Senegal 89.03% gross 2005
170 Guinea 88.21% gross 2005
171 United Arab Emirates 84.53% gross 2005
172 Oman 84.33% gross 2005
173 Guinea-Bissau 83.57% gross 2001
174 Papua New Guinea 80.13% gross 2003
175 Cote d'Ivoire 80.09% gross 2003
176 The Gambia 79.17% gross 2004
failed states average (profile) 74.6% gross 1991
177 Mali 73.76% gross 2005
178 Eritrea 70.98% gross 2005
179 Angola 69.19% gross 1999
180 Democratic Republic of the Congo 69.18% gross 2003
181 Central African Republic 66.96% gross 2005
182 Sudan 64.54% gross 2005
183 Burkina Faso 63.96% gross 2005
184 Niger 53.69% gross 2005
185 Haiti 49.15% gross 1991
186 Djibouti 44.15% gross 2005

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

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