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

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

  1. Benin increased 2.9points of Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Madagascar Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) rose 0.5points year on year to 147.56 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age.
  3. In 2018 Benin was ranked number 5 in Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment).
  4. In 2015 Vanuatu was number 11 in Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) at 119.71 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age, from 167 in 2014.

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

# 175 Countries Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Madagascar
147.56 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.5 % View data
2 #2
Malawi
141.23 % 2018 +0.9 % -0.1 % View data
3 #3
Nepal
135.14 % 2018 +0.8 % -0.4 % View data
4 #4
Rwanda
134.48 % 2018 +0.8 % -0.9 % View data
5 #5
Benin
130.32 % 2018 +2.9 % +0.2 % View data
6 #6
Burundi
130.07 % 2018 +3.1 % -1.5 % View data
7 #7
Sweden
128.27 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.3 % View data
8 #8
Togo
123.64 % 2018 +0.5 % -0.5 % View data
9 #9
Saudi Arabia
120.32 % 2018 +1.0 % +0.8 % View data
10 #10
Sierra Leone
119.72 % 2018 -1.0 % +0.8 % View data
11 #11
Vanuatu
119.71 % 2015 NA -0.5 % View data
12 #12
Namibia
119.14 % 2017 NA +1.7 % View data
13 #13
Suriname
118.05 % 2018 +1.9 % +0.1 % View data
14 #14
Aruba
117.59 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
15 #15
Cameroon
115.97 % 2018 +2.5 % NA View data
16 #16
Tunisia
115.38 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.7 % View data
17 #17
Palau
114.86 % 2014 +0.1 % NA View data
18 #18
Solomon Islands
114.36 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
19 #19
Dominica
114.01 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.7 % View data
20 #20
Belize
113.60 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
21 #21
India
113.30 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
22 #22
Myanmar
113.04 % 2017 +3.2 % NA View data
23 #23
Algeria
112.80 % 2018 +1.0 % -1.1 % View data
24 #24
United Arab Emirates
112.79 % 2018 +0.8 % +2.4 % View data
25 #25
Morocco
112.62 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
26 #26
Colombia
112.13 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.8 % View data
27 #27
Democratic Republic of the Congo
111.56 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.9 % View data
28 #28
Albania
111.15 % 2018 +0.9 % +1.7 % View data
29 #29
Bangladesh
111.09 % 2017 NA NA View data
30 #30
Seychelles
111.03 % 2018 +1.4 % -0.6 % View data
31 #31
Philippines
110.87 % 2016 -1.9 % NA View data
32 #32
Poland
110.33 % 2018 +0.9 % +2.0 % View data
33 #33
Costa Rica
109.35 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.5 % View data
34 #34
Brazil
109.01 % 2018 -1.8 % -0.9 % View data
35 #35
Sao Tome and Principe
108.93 % 2018 -1.2 % -0.2 % View data
36 #36
Oman
108.91 % 2018 +1.6 % -0.1 % View data
37 #37
Vietnam
108.89 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.3 % View data
38 #38
Nauru
108.82 % 2018 +0.8 % NA View data
39 #39
Iran
108.76 % 2018 +0.7 % -1.6 % View data
40 #40
Samoa
108.56 % 2018 -0.1 % NA View data
41 #41
Dominican Republic
108.51 % 2018 +0.7 % -0.1 % View data
42 #42
Argentina
108.43 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.4 % View data
43 #43
Kyrgyzstan
108.23 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
44 #44
Ethiopia
108.13 % 2018 +1.9 % NA View data
45 #45
Cambodia
108.05 % 2018 +0.2 % -2.6 % View data
46 #46
Laos
107.73 % 2018 +0.7 % -2.2 % View data
47 #47
Hong Kong
107.47 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
48 #48
Tuvalu
106.60 % 2016 -10.6 % NA View data
49 #49
Tonga
106.60 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.6 % View data
50 #50
Afghanistan
106.49 % 2018 +2.5 % +0.1 % View data
51 #51
Mozambique
106.34 % 2018 +1.3 % +0.1 % View data
52 #52
Eswatini
106.13 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.7 % View data
53 #53
Central African Republic
105.67 % 2016 NA +3.3 % View data
54 #54
Uruguay
105.48 % 2016 -1.8 % NA View data
55 #55
Botswana
105.36 % 2014 -5.2 % -0.8 % View data
56 #56
Liechtenstein
105.23 % 2018 -0.0 % NA View data
57 #57
Egypt
105.12 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
58 #58
Fiji
105.09 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
59 #59
Azerbaijan
104.94 % 2018 +1.6 % +0.9 % View data
60 #60
Malta
104.91 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.9 % View data
61 #61
Brunei
104.86 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
62 #62
Kazakhstan
104.86 % 2018 -2.8 % -1.1 % View data
63 #63
Switzerland
104.73 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
64 #64
Kenya
104.50 % 2018 -0.5 % NA View data
65 #65
Ecuador
103.99 % 2018 -0.8 % -1.7 % View data
66 #66
Qatar
103.95 % 2018 -0.3 % +1.2 % View data
67 #67
Lesotho
103.89 % 2018 -0.9 % -0.6 % View data
68 #68
Spain
103.88 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
69 #69
Portugal
103.88 % 2018 -0.7 % -1.0 % View data
70 #70
Mongolia
103.79 % 2018 -0.7 % -1.0 % View data
71 #71
Israel
103.77 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
72 #72
Austria
103.68 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.5 % View data
73 #73
Malaysia
103.59 % 2018 +0.5 % -0.3 % View data
74 #74
Belgium
103.48 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
75 #75
Mexico
103.48 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.5 % View data
76 #76
Georgia
103.41 % 2018 +0.6 % -0.6 % View data
77 #77
Timor-Leste
103.39 % 2018 +2.8 % -3.8 % View data
78 #78
Lithuania
103.01 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
79 #79
Uzbekistan
102.91 % 2018 -0.2 % +1.1 % View data
80 #80
Indonesia
102.91 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.6 % View data
81 #81
Germany
102.70 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
82 #82
Ghana
102.47 % 2018 -2.2 % -0.9 % View data
83 #83
Peru
102.44 % 2018 +0.8 % -0.1 % View data
84 #84
Netherlands
102.43 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
85 #85
Canada
102.36 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
86 #86
Hungary
102.36 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
87 #87
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
102.35 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.6 % View data
88 #88
South Africa
102.06 % 2018 +0.1 % +1.0 % View data
89 #89
Grenada
102.05 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
90 #90
Turkey
102.01 % 2018 -0.1 % -1.0 % View data
91 #91
Denmark
101.96 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
92 #92
Sri Lanka
101.93 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
93 #93
France
101.74 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
94 #94
Mauritius
101.69 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
95 #95
Cuba
101.62 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.2 % View data
96 #96
United Kingdom
101.61 % 2018 -0.2 % -1.1 % View data
97 #97
Bahrain
101.60 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
98 #98
Maldives
101.52 % 2017 +0.0 % NA View data
99 #99
Russia
101.46 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
100 #100
Belarus
101.43 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.7 % View data
101 #101
Ireland
101.20 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
103 #103
United States
100.91 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.3 % View data
104 #104
Australia
100.84 % 2018 -0.1 % -1.1 % View data
105 #105
Chile
100.68 % 2018 -0.8 % +0.5 % View data
106 #106
Guatemala
100.66 % 2018 -0.5 % -1.0 % View data
107 #107
Finland
100.66 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
108 #108
Italy
100.42 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
109 #109
Norway
100.31 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
110 #110
Serbia
100.29 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
111 #111
Ivory Coast
100.28 % 2018 +1.5 % +3.3 % View data
112 #112
Gambia
100.23 % 2018 +3.2 % +3.4 % View data
113 #113
Luxembourg
100.23 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.8 % View data
114 #114
Thailand
100.11 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
115 #115
Kiribati
99.98 % 2017 -4.8 % NA View data
116 #116
Zambia
99.82 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.5 % View data
117 #117
Czech Republic
99.57 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
118 #118
New Zealand
99.53 % 2018 -0.5 % +0.3 % View data
119 #119
Comoros
99.45 % 2017 NA NA View data
120 #120
Iceland
99.31 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
121 #121
Cyprus
99.27 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
122 #122
Ukraine
99.09 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.5 % View data
123 #123
Slovenia
99.09 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
124 #124
Latvia
99.07 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
125 #125
Zimbabwe
98.69 % 2013 -2.5 % NA View data
126 #126
Montenegro
98.24 % 2017 +2.3 % +0.2 % View data
127 #127
Japan
98.24 % 2016 -0.6 % NA View data
128 #128
Kuwait
98.14 % 2018 +0.9 % -1.1 % View data
129 #129
Tajikistan
97.94 % 2018 -0.9 % -0.1 % View data
130 #130
Uganda
97.74 % 2018 -1.3 % -1.7 % View data
131 #131
Slovakia
97.66 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.6 % View data
132 #132
Bolivia
97.27 % 2018 -1.4 % -0.3 % View data
133 #133
Pakistan
97.08 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.6 % View data
134 #134
British Virgin Islands
96.76 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
135 #135
Croatia
96.54 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.4 % View data
136 #136
Estonia
96.50 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.6 % View data
137 #137
South Korea
96.33 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
138 #138
El Salvador
96.27 % 2018 -0.3 % -2.7 % View data
139 #139
Mauritania
96.25 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.1 % View data
140 #140
Guinea
95.85 % 2018 +1.3 % +0.7 % View data
141 #141
Burkina Faso
95.55 % 2018 +2.0 % +2.2 % View data
142 #142
Federated States of Micronesia
95.53 % 2015 -2.1 % NA View data
143 #143
Bahamas
95.34 % 2016 NA NA View data
144 #144
West Bank and Gaza
95.25 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
145 #145
Cabo Verde
94.86 % 2018 -1.1 % -1.2 % View data
146 #146
Honduras
94.42 % 2018 -0.8 % -0.5 % View data
147 #147
Greece
94.14 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
148 #148
Bulgaria
93.95 % 2018 -0.8 % -1.1 % View data
149 #149
Venezuela
93.84 % 2018 +0.5 % -1.6 % View data
150 #150
Liberia
93.83 % 2016 -0.3 % -1.8 % View data
151 #151
Bhutan
93.64 % 2018 +1.1 % -1.8 % View data
152 #152
Macedonia
93.54 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.6 % View data
153 #153
Armenia
93.33 % 2018 -0.9 % -1.1 % View data
154 #154
Chad
92.98 % 2018 +1.0 % -1.7 % View data
155 #155
Yemen
92.44 % 2016 NA -0.5 % View data
156 #156
Panama
91.99 % 2018 -1.1 % -2.1 % View data
157 #157
Barbados
91.79 % 2017 -0.9 % NA View data
158 #158
Moldova
91.09 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.6 % View data
159 #159
Lebanon
90.81 % 2018 -2.7 % -1.4 % View data
160 #160
Romania
89.45 % 2016 -1.1 % -1.6 % View data
161 #161
Marshall Islands
89.29 % 2016 -4.4 % -3.3 % View data
162 #162
Bermuda
88.88 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.6 % View data
163 #163
Antigua and Barbuda
86.99 % 2018 -0.8 % NA View data
164 #164
Senegal
84.54 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.3 % View data
165 #165
Nigeria
84.39 % 2018 -0.8 % -2.1 % View data
166 #166
Tanzania
83.35 % 2018 -2.2 % -0.5 % View data
167 #167
Puerto Rico
80.25 % 2018 -1.1 % -1.8 % View data
168 #168
Mali
79.89 % 2018 -0.2 % +1.0 % View data
169 #169
Sudan
77.87 % 2018 +0.7 % +1.5 % View data
170 #170
Niger
76.90 % 2018 +2.4 % +2.1 % View data
171 #171
Syria
75.99 % 2013 -39.4 % -8.2 % View data
172 #172
South Sudan
66.59 % 2015 NA -5.8 % View data
173 #173
Djibouti
65.13 % 2018 +1.9 % +0.4 % View data
174 #174
Equatorial Guinea
61.58 % 2015 NA -2.2 % View data
175 #175
Eritrea
49.45 % 2018 +0.1 % -4.8 % View data

Source: World Bank

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