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Education > Participation > 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 Rwanda 152.02% 2008
2 Madagascar 149.5% 2008
3 Sierra Leone 147.97% 2007
4 Gabon 133.91% 2004
5 Sao Tome and Principe 133.83% 2009
6 Burundi 132.1% 2008
7 Seychelles 130.13% 2008
8 Monaco 124.52% 2009
9 Netherlands Antilles 122.95% 2003
10 Brazil 122.59% 2008
11 Malawi 121.82% 2008
12 Syria 121.66% 2008
13 Uganda 120.93% 2008
14 Colombia 119.51% 2008
15 Belize 118.62% 2008
16 Ecuador 118.42% 2008
17 Indonesia 117.87% 2008
18 Zambia 117.85% 2008
19 Burma 116.54% 2008
20 Honduras 115.83% 2008
21 Nicaragua 115.59% 2008
22 China 115.53% 2008
23 Azerbaijan 115.44% 2008
24 Argentina 114.77% 2007
25 Angola 114.42% 2008
26 Comoros 114.08% 2008
27 El Salvador 113.4% 2008
28 Mexico 113.39% 2008
29 Uruguay 112.65% 2007
30 Portugal 112.15% 2007
31 Cambodia 112.03% 2008
32 Aruba 111.78% 2008
33 Namibia 111.67% 2008
34 Israel 111.47% 2008
35 India 111.16% 2007
36 Suriname 111.11% 2008
37 Kenya 110.35% 2008
38 Guatemala 110.22% 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 110.19% 2007
39 Congo, Republic of the 110.14% 2008
40 Tonga 110.03% 2006
41 Bosnia and Herzegovina 109.95% 2008
42 Bhutan 109.94% 2009
43 Panama 109.42% 2008
44 Costa Rica 109.41% 2008
45 Tanzania 109.35% 2008
46 Philippines 109.15% 2008
47 Kiribati 109.07% 2007
48 France 108.98% 2008
49 Kazakhstan 108.91% 2009
50 Peru 108.89% 2008
51 Maldives 108.72% 2008
52 Botswana 108.51% 2006
53 Bolivia 108.15% 2007
54 Qatar 108.14% 2008
55 Guyana 108.08% 2008
56 Benin 108.07% 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 107.85% 2007
57 United Arab Emirates 107.69% 2007
58 Libya 107.54% 2006
59 Lesotho 107.13% 2007
60 Liechtenstein 106.93% 2008
61 Mozambique 106.89% 2008
62 Brunei 106.58% 2008
63 United Kingdom 106.4% 2008
64 Vanuatu 106.24% 2007
=65 Georgia 106.22% 2008
=65 Laos 106.22% 2008
67 Nepal 106.16% 2002
68 Spain 106.14% 2008
69 Armenia 106.04% 2008
70 Netherlands 105.89% 2008
71 Tunisia 105.77% 2008
72 Solomon Islands 105.74% 2007
73 Australia 105.44% 2008
74 Ireland 105.37% 2008
75 Ghana 104.91% 2008
76 Tuvalu 104.79% 2006
77 Haiti 104.73% 1997
78 Germany 104.57% 2008
79 Bahrain 104.42% 2008
80 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 104.31% 2008
81 Algeria 104.08% 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 103.85% 2007
82 Swaziland 103.84% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 103.83% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 103.68% 2007
83 Paraguay 103.65% 2007
84 The Bahamas 103.37% 2008
85 Italy 103.36% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 103.21% 2006
86 East Timor 103.2% 2008
87 Zimbabwe 103.06% 2006
88 Belgium 102.97% 2008
89 Chile 102.92% 2007
90 Czech Republic 102.78% 2008
91 Cyprus 102.75% 2008
92 Switzerland 102.63% 2008
93 South Africa 102.6% 2007
94 Cameroon 102.42% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 102.25% 2007
95 Slovakia 102.22% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 102.07% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 102% 2005
96 Japan 101.89% 2008
97 Albania 101.88% 2004
98 Saint Kitts and Nevis 101.84% 2005
99 Mauritania 101.74% 2008
100 Venezuela 101.69% 2008
101 Trinidad and Tobago 101.61% 2008
=102 Morocco 101.53% 2008
=102 Sri Lanka 101.53% 2008
104 New Zealand 101.45% 2008
Europe average (profile) 101.45% 2007
105 Greece 101.3% 2007
106 Vietnam 101.28% 2001
107 Mongolia 101.23% 2008
108 Luxembourg 101.2% 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 101.18% 2005
European Union average (profile) 101.16% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 101.06% 2007
109 Barbados 101.06% 1971
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 101.05% 2007
110 Bulgaria 101.03% 2008
111 Cuba 100.96% 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 100.8% 2007
112 Dominican Republic 100.69% 2008
113 Belarus 100.44% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 100.17% 2008
114 Tajikistan 100.1% 2008
115 Palau 100% 2007
116 Grenada 99.67% 2008
117 Lebanon 99.63% 2008
118 Estonia 99.49% 2008
119 Romania 99.17% 2008
120 Mauritius 99.13% 2008
121 United States 99.11% 2008
122 Samoa 99.1% 2007
123 Denmark 99.06% 2007
124 Austria 98.93% 2008
125 Malta 98.88% 2007
126 Norway 98.79% 2008
127 Ukraine 98.68% 2008
128 Canada 98.6% 2006
129 Croatia 98.48% 2007
130 Serbia and Montenegro 98.46% 2008
131 Hungary 98.23% 2008
132 Cape Verde 98.07% 2008
133 Turkey 97.96% 2008
134 Iceland 97.79% 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 97.72% 2006
135 Togo 97.36% 2007
136 Jordan 97.18% 2008
137 Slovenia 97.09% 2008
138 Russia 96.93% 2008
139 Poland 96.89% 2007
140 Finland 96.84% 2008
141 Saint Lucia 96.55% 2008
142 Saudi Arabia 96.45% 2008
143 Malaysia 96.36% 2007
144 Equatorial Guinea 96.22% 2007
145 Latvia 96.2% 2008
146 Antigua and Barbuda 95.78% 2008
147 Lithuania 95.01% 2008
148 Kuwait 94.61% 2008
149 Sweden 94.57% 2008
150 Bangladesh 94.5% 2008
151 Kyrgyzstan 94.42% 2008
152 Fiji 93.5% 2008
153 Moldova 93% 2008
154 Thailand 92.38% 2008
155 Bermuda 92.35% 2006
156 Ethiopia 92.29% 2008
157 Jamaica 91.84% 2008
158 Uzbekistan 91.81% 2008
159 Marshall Islands 91.67% 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 91.61% 2005
160 Turks and Caicos Islands 91.6% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 90.26% 2008
161 Iraq 89.32% 2005
162 The Gambia 88.59% 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 87.95% 2006
163 Nigeria 86.82% 2007
164 Liberia 85.56% 2008
165 Cayman Islands 85.43% 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 85.38% 2002
166 Senegal 84.48% 2008
167 Dominica 84.2% 2008
168 Afghanistan 84.07% 2008
169 Mali 82.68% 2008
170 Guinea 82.64% 2008
171 Democratic Republic of the Congo 82.22% 2008
172 Pakistan 76.5% 2008
173 Oman 75.49% 2008
174 Burkina Faso 73.51% 2009
175 Central African Republic 71.67% 2008
176 Sudan 69.99% 2009
177 Chad 68.19% 2008
178 Cote d'Ivoire 65.88% 2008
179 Guinea-Bissau 64.79% 2000
180 Niger 55.16% 2009
failed states average (profile) 52.78% 1985
181 Papua New Guinea 50.14% 2006
182 Eritrea 47.19% 2008
183 Djibouti 43.36% 2008
184 Somalia 23.11% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Participation/School-enrollment/Primary/Female/%-gross

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