Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment)

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

  1. In 2019, Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment) in Iran rose 0.3points compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 Iceland Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment) rose 0.4points year on year reaching 99.9 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age.
  3. In 2019 Iran was ranked number 1 in Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment).
  4. In 2016 Gibraltar was number 7 in Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment) to 99.7 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age, from 146 in 2015.

Top Countries in Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment)

# 161 Countries Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Iran
100.45 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
2 #2
Malaysia
100.16 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
3 #3
Norway
100.01 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
4 #4
Canada
99.96 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
5 #5
Iceland
99.90 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
99.70 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
7 #7
Gibraltar
99.70 % 2016 NA NA View data
8 #8
Singapore
99.67 % 2017 -0.0 % NA View data
9 #9
Uruguay
99.56 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.6 % View data
10 #10
Morocco
99.52 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.3 % View data
11 #11
Sri Lanka
99.35 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
12 #12
Sweden
99.34 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
13 #13
Malta
99.26 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
14 #14
Aruba
99.23 % 2014 NA +0.7 % View data
15 #15
Argentina
99.20 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
16 #16
New Zealand
99.09 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
17 #17
France
99.07 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
18 #18
Finland
98.83 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
19 #19
Belgium
98.80 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
20 #20
Denmark
98.79 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
21 #21
Netherlands
98.65 % 2017 +1.4 % +0.0 % View data
22 #22
Lithuania
98.58 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
23 #23
Slovenia
98.42 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
24 #24
Mongolia
98.34 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
25 #25
Greece
98.30 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
26 #26
Sierra Leone
98.03 % 2019 +0.2 % NA View data
27 #27
Tajikistan
97.95 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
28 #28
Myanmar
97.93 % 2018 +0.3 % NA View data
29 #29
Algeria
97.64 % 2018 +0.1 % NA View data
30 #30
Nauru
97.55 % 2019 +1.1 % +0.3 % View data
31 #31
Egypt
97.48 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.1 % View data
32 #32
Cyprus
97.45 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
33 #33
Bahrain
97.44 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.7 % View data
34 #34
Fiji
97.40 % 2019 +0.0 % NA View data
35 #35
Spain
97.39 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.4 % View data
36 #36
Benin
97.21 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
37 #37
Portugal
97.07 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
38 #38
Costa Rica
97.05 % 2019 -0.3 % +0.0 % View data
39 #39
Georgia
96.99 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.4 % View data
40 #40
Cuba
96.98 % 2019 -0.8 % +0.4 % View data
41 #41
South Korea
96.97 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
42 #42
Israel
96.91 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
43 #43
Barbados
96.57 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.9 % View data
44 #44
Montenegro
96.55 % 2018 +0.9 % NA View data
45 #45
Australia
96.49 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
46 #46
United Arab Emirates
96.32 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.3 % View data
47 #47
Nepal
96.30 % 2019 NA -0.5 % View data
48 #48
Latvia
96.17 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
49 #49
Brazil
96.11 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
50 #50
Belize
96.10 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
51 #51
Ireland
96.01 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
52 #52
Russia
96.00 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
53 #53
Poland
95.78 % 2017 NA +0.1 % View data
54 #54
Palestine
95.68 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.5 % View data
55 #55
Macedonia
95.61 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.4 % View data
56 #56
Madagascar
95.60 % 2018 NA NA View data
57 #57
Belarus
95.51 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
58 #58
Peru
95.51 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.6 % View data
59 #59
Uzbekistan
95.48 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.3 % View data
60 #60
Albania
95.44 % 2019 +1.0 % +0.3 % View data
61 #61
Dominica
95.42 % 2016 NA -0.1 % View data
62 #62
Maldives
95.42 % 2017 -0.9 % NA View data
63 #63
Italy
95.41 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.4 % View data
64 #64
Saint Lucia
95.40 % 2018 +0.6 % NA View data
65 #65
Luxembourg
95.22 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
66 #66
Antigua and Barbuda
95.19 % 2019 -0.5 % +0.7 % View data
67 #67
Mauritius
95.02 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.2 % View data
68 #68
Mexico
95.01 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.4 % View data
69 #69
United States
94.94 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
70 #70
Palau
94.92 % 2014 -1.9 % NA View data
71 #71
Rwanda
94.79 % 2018 -2.2 % NA View data
72 #72
Kiribati
94.69 % 2017 -2.9 % NA View data
73 #73
Serbia
94.57 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.3 % View data
74 #74
Cameroon
94.51 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
75 #75
Chile
94.40 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.2 % View data
76 #76
Mozambique
94.30 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.0 % View data
77 #77
Lesotho
94.26 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.5 % View data
78 #78
Samoa
94.22 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.4 % View data
79 #79
Qatar
94.08 % 2019 -0.0 % +1.1 % View data
80 #80
Philippines
93.78 % 2017 -0.6 % NA View data
81 #81
Saint Kitts and Nevis
93.75 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
82 #82
Indonesia
93.70 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.8 % View data
83 #83
Estonia
93.46 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
84 #84
Azerbaijan
93.46 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.3 % View data
85 #85
Ethiopia
93.44 % 2019 +2.1 % +1.9 % View data
86 #86
Brunei
93.32 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
87 #87
Dominican Republic
93.30 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.9 % View data
88 #88
Colombia
93.21 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.6 % View data
89 #89
East Timor
93.20 % 2019 +1.0 % +0.4 % View data
90 #90
Switzerland
93.11 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
91 #91
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
93.08 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.6 % View data
92 #92
Cape Verde
93.01 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.0 % View data
93 #93
Sao Tome and Principe
92.85 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.0 % View data
94 #94
Burundi
92.80 % 2018 -2.2 % NA View data
95 #95
Laos
92.50 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.8 % View data
96 #96
Liechtenstein
92.30 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
97 #97
Bolivia
92.13 % 2019 -0.8 % +1.3 % View data
98 #98
Seychelles
92.02 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
99 #99
Ukraine
91.66 % 2014 -1.9 % +0.8 % View data
100 #100
Hungary
91.11 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
101 #101
British Virgin Islands
91.06 % 2014 -3.2 % -0.5 % View data
102 #102
North Korea
90.98 % 2015 NA NA View data
103 #103
Ecuador
90.90 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
104 #104
Ivory Coast
90.86 % 2019 +0.6 % +4.7 % View data
105 #105
Togo
90.77 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
106 #106
Armenia
90.70 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.7 % View data
107 #107
Germany
90.60 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.6 % View data
108 #108
Cambodia
90.05 % 2019 -0.2 % -1.1 % View data
109 #109
Kyrgyzstan
90.01 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
110 #110
Czech Republic
89.25 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
111 #111
Austria
88.72 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
112 #112
Bhutan
88.68 % 2019 +0.8 % NA View data
113 #113
Turkey
88.65 % 2019 -0.6 % -1.3 % View data
114 #114
Croatia
88.00 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
115 #115
Oman
87.93 % 2019 +1.9 % -1.3 % View data
116 #116
Botswana
87.66 % 2014 -0.4 % +0.5 % View data
117 #117
Venezuela
87.44 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.8 % View data
118 #118
South Africa
87.01 % 2017 NA NA View data
119 #119
Kazakhstan
86.86 % 2019 -0.8 % +0.1 % View data
120 #120
Suriname
86.32 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.0 % View data
121 #121
Guatemala
86.24 % 2019 -0.7 % +0.2 % View data
122 #122
Moldova
86.17 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
123 #123
Ghana
86.16 % 2019 +2.0 % -0.2 % View data
124 #124
Tonga
85.94 % 2015 NA NA View data
125 #125
Federated States of Micronesia
85.46 % 2015 -0.9 % NA View data
126 #126
Bulgaria
85.34 % 2019 -0.9 % -1.6 % View data
127 #127
Panama
84.85 % 2019 -0.8 % -1.3 % View data
128 #128
Yemen
84.17 % 2016 NA NA View data
129 #129
Kuwait
83.53 % 2019 +1.1 % -1.9 % View data
130 #130
Zambia
83.17 % 2017 NA -1.4 % View data
131 #131
Swaziland
82.82 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.6 % View data
132 #132
Slovakia
82.42 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
133 #133
Romania
82.23 % 2017 -2.2 % -1.7 % View data
134 #134
Tanzania
81.88 % 2019 +0.7 % -0.3 % View data
135 #135
Jamaica
81.02 % 2018 -1.8 % NA View data
136 #136
Jordan
80.86 % 2018 +1.0 % +1.6 % View data
137 #137
Comoros
80.75 % 2018 +1.1 % -0.9 % View data
138 #138
Burkina Faso
80.26 % 2019 +2.0 % +3.4 % View data
139 #139
El Salvador
80.04 % 2019 -1.2 % -1.9 % View data
140 #140
Guinea
79.94 % 2019 +1.4 % +0.8 % View data
141 #141
Vanuatu
79.84 % 2015 NA NA View data
142 #142
Mauritania
79.68 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.9 % View data
143 #143
Honduras
79.06 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.0 % View data
144 #144
Chad
77.83 % 2019 +1.0 % NA View data
145 #145
Gambia
77.64 % 2019 +1.1 % +2.5 % View data
146 #146
Tuvalu
76.25 % 2016 -6.2 % NA View data
147 #147
Senegal
75.90 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
148 #148
Puerto Rico
74.91 % 2019 -1.1 % -2.0 % View data
149 #149
Papua New Guinea
73.65 % 2016 NA NA View data
150 #150
Bahamas
73.51 % 2019 -1.0 % -0.5 % View data
151 #151
Marshall Islands
73.15 % 2016 +1.0 % -4.9 % View data
152 #152
Solomon Islands
68.05 % 2019 +0.9 % -0.6 % View data
153 #153
Niger
67.95 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.5 % View data
154 #154
Pakistan
67.28 % 2019 -0.4 % +0.5 % View data
155 #155
Djibouti
66.48 % 2019 +7.6 % +1.6 % View data
156 #156
Sudan
59.89 % 2019 +0.3 % +1.2 % View data
157 #157
Mali
59.36 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.0 % View data
158 #158
Eritrea
50.65 % 2019 -1.6 % -4.3 % View data
159 #159
Liberia
44.26 % 2017 NA NA View data
160 #160
Equatorial Guinea
43.48 % 2015 NA -0.7 % View data
161 #161
South Sudan
35.21 % 2015 NA -5.1 % View data

Source: World Bank

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