Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment)

This key economic indicator for the Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. Nauru Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) was up 1.6points in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Nauru Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) jumped by 2.4points year on year totalising 131.16 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age.
  3. In 2019 Nepal was number 3 in Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment).
  4. In 2019 Nepal was number 3 in Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) at 142.14 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age, from 169 in 2018.

Top Countries in Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment)

# 179 Countries Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Malawi
144.27 % 2019 +1.3 % -0.4 % View data
2 #2
Madagascar
143.96 % 2019 +1.0 % -0.2 % View data
3 #3
Nepal
142.14 % 2019 NA -0.1 % View data
4 #4
Rwanda
134.46 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.9 % View data
5 #5
Nauru
131.16 % 2019 +1.6 % +2.4 % View data
6 #6
Sweden
130.10 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.5 % View data
7 #7
British Virgin Islands
129.97 % 2019 +1.3 % +3.1 % View data
8 #8
Benin
125.27 % 2019 +2.7 % -0.7 % View data
9 #9
Togo
124.55 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.1 % View data
10 #10
Burundi
123.92 % 2019 +2.1 % -1.6 % View data
11 #11
Lesotho
120.11 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.6 % View data
12 #12
Tonga
118.14 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
13 #13
Dominica
117.80 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.3 % View data
14 #14
Aruba
117.11 % 2014 +0.9 % +0.6 % View data
15 #15
East Timor
116.65 % 2019 +1.2 % -1.8 % View data
16 #16
Bangladesh
116.47 % 2018 +1.3 % NA View data
17 #17
Tunisia
116.02 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
18 #18
Sierra Leone
115.88 % 2019 +2.8 % NA View data
19 #19
Swaziland
115.87 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.8 % View data
20 #20
Colombia
114.35 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.0 % View data
21 #21
Morocco
114.32 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.8 % View data
22 #22
India
113.61 % 2019 +0.3 % +1.0 % View data
23 #23
Angola
113.48 % 2015 NA +1.4 % View data
24 #24
Myanmar
113.04 % 2019 +0.7 % +2.1 % View data
25 #25
North Korea
112.78 % 2018 NA NA View data
26 #26
Costa Rica
112.62 % 2019 -0.6 % +0.1 % View data
27 #27
Palau
112.57 % 2014 -0.5 % NA View data
28 #28
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
112.52 % 2019 -0.8 % +0.4 % View data
29 #29
Mozambique
112.47 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.9 % View data
30 #30
Democratic Republic of the Congo
112.38 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.4 % View data
31 #31
Iran
112.20 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
32 #32
Belize
112.14 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
33 #33
Brazil
110.91 % 2019 -1.4 % -0.6 % View data
34 #34
Vietnam
110.81 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
35 #35
Algeria
110.63 % 2019 +0.7 % -1.4 % View data
36 #36
Samoa
110.20 % 2019 -0.3 % +0.4 % View data
37 #37
United Arab Emirates
110.18 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.3 % View data
38 #38
Suriname
109.76 % 2019 +0.8 % -0.6 % View data
39 #39
Vanuatu
109.29 % 2015 NA -2.3 % View data
40 #40
Argentina
109.14 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.4 % View data
41 #41
Ethiopia
108.92 % 2019 +1.8 % +1.9 % View data
42 #42
Papua New Guinea
108.55 % 2016 NA NA View data
43 #43
Saint Kitts and Nevis
108.27 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
44 #44
Uruguay
108.27 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.6 % View data
45 #45
San Marino
108.08 % 2018 NA NA View data
46 #46
Kyrgyzstan
107.86 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
47 #47
Albania
107.75 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
48 #48
Solomon Islands
107.62 % 2019 +1.3 % -1.1 % View data
49 #49
Philippines
107.51 % 2017 -2.4 % NA View data
50 #50
Grenada
107.25 % 2019 +0.4 % -2.0 % View data
51 #51
Egypt
106.94 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
52 #52
Cambodia
106.62 % 2019 -0.7 % -1.8 % View data
53 #53
Fiji
106.39 % 2019 -0.1 % NA View data
54 #54
Dominican Republic
106.25 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.2 % View data
55 #55
Malaysia
106.16 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
56 #56
Cameroon
106.14 % 2019 +2.6 % -1.3 % View data
57 #57
Indonesia
105.97 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.0 % View data
58 #58
Switzerland
105.54 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
59 #59
Peru
105.42 % 2019 -1.4 % +0.8 % View data
60 #60
Afghanistan
105.26 % 2019 +1.2 % -0.1 % View data
61 #61
Mexico
105.23 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.5 % View data
62 #62
Malta
105.17 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
63 #63
Oman
105.15 % 2019 +1.7 % -0.8 % View data
64 #64
Ghana
104.84 % 2019 +1.2 % +0.1 % View data
65 #65
Israel
104.79 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
66 #66
Liechtenstein
104.78 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.4 % View data
67 #67
Uzbekistan
104.58 % 2019 +0.3 % +1.2 % View data
68 #68
Sao Tome and Principe
104.55 % 2019 -0.7 % +0.1 % View data
69 #69
Portugal
104.48 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.7 % View data
70 #70
Kazakhstan
104.37 % 2019 -1.4 % -1.5 % View data
71 #71
Netherlands
104.23 % 2017 +0.9 % -0.3 % View data
72 #72
Lithuania
104.05 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
73 #73
Belgium
103.97 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
74 #74
Antigua and Barbuda
103.92 % 2019 -1.0 % -0.4 % View data
75 #75
Qatar
103.75 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.9 % View data
76 #76
Germany
103.69 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.6 % View data
77 #77
Gibraltar
103.54 % 2017 +2.4 % NA View data
78 #78
Brunei
103.35 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.4 % View data
79 #79
Botswana
103.24 % 2015 -0.5 % NA View data
80 #80
Mongolia
103.24 % 2019 -0.8 % +0.4 % View data
81 #81
Austria
103.18 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
82 #82
Spain
103.01 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.8 % View data
83 #83
Cape Verde
102.84 % 2019 -1.1 % -0.9 % View data
84 #84
Saint Lucia
102.60 % 2018 +0.6 % NA View data
85 #85
Ecuador
102.60 % 2019 -0.7 % -1.9 % View data
86 #86
Laos
102.57 % 2019 +0.2 % -2.8 % View data
87 #87
France
102.29 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.2 % View data
88 #88
Luxembourg
102.24 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.9 % View data
89 #89
Central African Republic
102.02 % 2016 NA +3.1 % View data
90 #90
Kenya
101.92 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.7 % View data
91 #91
United States
101.90 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
92 #92
Russia
101.71 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.8 % View data
93 #93
Ivory Coast
101.65 % 2019 +1.9 % +3.2 % View data
94 #94
Denmark
101.58 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
95 #95
Canada
101.47 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
96 #96
Cuba
101.43 % 2019 -0.5 % +0.3 % View data
97 #97
Hungary
101.39 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
98 #98
Azerbaijan
101.34 % 2019 +1.6 % -0.9 % View data
99 #99
Kiribati
101.30 % 2017 -4.7 % NA View data
100 #100
Guatemala
101.24 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.3 % View data
101 #101
Bhutan
101.14 % 2019 +1.0 % -0.8 % View data
102 #102
Mauritius
101.10 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.3 % View data
103 #103
Italy
101.03 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
104 #104
South Africa
100.97 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
105 #105
Chile
100.93 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
106 #106
United Kingdom
100.77 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
107 #107
Ireland
100.76 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
108 #108
Belarus
100.70 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
109 #109
Bermuda
100.65 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
110 #110
Uganda
100.64 % 2019 -1.0 % NA View data
111 #111
Singapore
100.63 % 2017 -0.1 % NA View data
112 #112
Norway
100.40 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
113 #113
Finland
100.38 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
114 #114
Bahrain
100.37 % 2019 +1.0 % +0.1 % View data
115 #115
Slovenia
100.33 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
116 #116
Sri Lanka
100.31 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
117 #117
Iceland
100.28 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
118 #118
Czech Republic
100.26 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
119 #119
Tajikistan
100.25 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
120 #120
Serbia
100.18 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
121 #121
Poland
100.02 % 2017 NA +0.0 % View data
122 #122
Montenegro
100.00 % 2018 +1.9 % NA View data
123 #123
Thailand
99.96 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.4 % View data
124 #124
China
99.83 % 2019 -0.4 % +0.8 % View data
125 #125
Australia
99.83 % 2019 -0.3 % -1.1 % View data
126 #126
Mauritania
99.82 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
127 #127
Saudi Arabia
99.80 % 2019 +0.0 % -3.5 % View data
128 #128
Seychelles
99.74 % 2019 -0.6 % -1.1 % View data
129 #129
Greece
99.64 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
130 #130
New Zealand
99.51 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
131 #131
Comoros
99.51 % 2018 +0.1 % -1.4 % View data
132 #132
Palestine
99.23 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.3 % View data
133 #133
Barbados
99.20 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.8 % View data
134 #134
Cyprus
99.05 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
135 #135
Ukraine
99.04 % 2014 -2.1 % +0.5 % View data
136 #136
Latvia
98.87 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
137 #137
Gambia
98.82 % 2019 +0.8 % +2.6 % View data
138 #138
Georgia
98.63 % 2019 +0.0 % -1.1 % View data
139 #139
Zambia
98.30 % 2019 -0.3 % -1.2 % View data
140 #140
Slovakia
98.11 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
141 #141
Burkina Faso
97.99 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.3 % View data
142 #142
Macedonia
97.53 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.3 % View data
143 #143
Croatia
97.52 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.7 % View data
144 #144
South Korea
97.45 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.2 % View data
145 #145
Federated States of Micronesia
97.17 % 2015 -4.2 % NA View data
146 #146
Maldives
97.11 % 2017 -2.3 % NA View data
147 #147
Bolivia
96.95 % 2019 -1.2 % +0.2 % View data
148 #148
Venezuela
96.86 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.9 % View data
149 #149
Estonia
96.59 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
150 #150
Guinea
96.13 % 2019 +1.3 % +0.7 % View data
151 #151
Pakistan
94.65 % 2019 +0.3 % +2.3 % View data
152 #152
Turkey
94.28 % 2019 -0.8 % -2.4 % View data
153 #153
El Salvador
93.75 % 2019 -1.1 % -2.5 % View data
154 #154
Yemen
93.64 % 2016 NA -0.4 % View data
155 #155
Kuwait
92.92 % 2019 +0.6 % -2.2 % View data
156 #156
Chad
92.43 % 2019 +0.9 % -1.9 % View data
157 #157
Panama
92.20 % 2019 -0.9 % -1.4 % View data
158 #158
Armenia
92.18 % 2019 -0.6 % -1.0 % View data
159 #159
Tanzania
92.16 % 2019 -2.1 % +1.2 % View data
160 #160
Jamaica
91.00 % 2018 +1.4 % NA View data
161 #161
Moldova
90.44 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.6 % View data
162 #162
Honduras
90.00 % 2019 -0.8 % -0.4 % View data
163 #163
Bulgaria
87.56 % 2019 -1.3 % -2.0 % View data
164 #164
Tuvalu
85.57 % 2019 -0.5 % -2.3 % View data
165 #165
Romania
85.15 % 2017 -2.0 % -2.9 % View data
166 #166
Liberia
85.11 % 2017 -4.9 % NA View data
167 #167
Marshall Islands
84.74 % 2016 -3.2 % -2.2 % View data
168 #168
Nigeria
83.78 % 2019 -0.8 % -1.4 % View data
169 #169
Senegal
82.58 % 2019 +2.0 % -0.7 % View data
170 #170
Puerto Rico
82.02 % 2019 -1.1 % -1.9 % View data
171 #171
Jordan
80.46 % 2019 -1.2 % +0.2 % View data
172 #172
Bahamas
80.33 % 2019 -1.3 % -0.7 % View data
173 #173
Niger
78.17 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.4 % View data
174 #174
Sudan
78.03 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.6 % View data
175 #175
Mali
77.19 % 2019 +2.1 % +0.0 % View data
176 #176
Djibouti
75.29 % 2019 +7.1 % +1.2 % View data
177 #177
South Sudan
72.99 % 2015 NA -5.1 % View data
178 #178
Eritrea
66.84 % 2019 -2.3 % -3.5 % View data
179 #179
Equatorial Guinea
61.78 % 2015 NA -2.3 % View data

Source: World Bank

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