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 2018, Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment) in Saudi Arabia was up 0.4points compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Saudi Arabia Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment) increased 0.4points year on year attaining 99.53 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age.
  3. In 2018 Canada was ranked number 3 in Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment).
  4. In 2014 Aruba was number 10 in Net Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Excluding Overage and Underage Enrollment) close to 99.23 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age, compared to 143 in 2013.

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

# 157 Countries Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United Kingdom
99.98 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Norway
99.94 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
3 #3
Canada
99.91 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
4 #4
Saudi Arabia
99.53 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
5 #5
Sweden
99.52 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
6 #6
Maldives
99.50 % 2017 +1.3 % NA View data
7 #7
Iceland
99.32 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
8 #8
Sri Lanka
99.28 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.6 % View data
9 #9
Finland
99.24 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
10 #10
Aruba
99.23 % 2014 NA +0.7 % View data
11 #11
Argentina
99.14 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
12 #12
Georgia
99.13 % 2018 +1.2 % -0.1 % View data
13 #13
Palau
99.06 % 2014 -0.1 % NA View data
14 #14
New Zealand
98.98 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
15 #15
Iran
98.97 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
16 #16
Malaysia
98.91 % 2018 +0.3 % -0.2 % View data
17 #17
Germany
98.85 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
18 #18
Denmark
98.84 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
19 #19
Lithuania
98.69 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
20 #20
France
98.65 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
21 #21
Tunisia
98.57 % 2013 -0.3 % +0.4 % View data
22 #22
Mongolia
98.44 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
23 #23
Spain
98.36 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
24 #24
Belgium
98.31 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
25 #25
Japan
98.24 % 2016 -0.6 % NA View data
26 #26
Uruguay
98.04 % 2016 +0.8 % NA View data
27 #27
Vietnam
97.97 % 2013 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
28 #28
Slovenia
97.91 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
29 #29
Malta
97.78 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
30 #30
Bahrain
97.74 % 2018 +0.3 % +1.2 % View data
31 #31
Myanmar
97.71 % 2017 NA NA View data
32 #32
Sierra Leone
97.63 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
33 #33
Russia
97.61 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
34 #34
Egypt
97.58 % 2018 +0.6 % NA View data
35 #35
Algeria
97.55 % 2017 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
36 #36
Cyprus
97.53 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
37 #37
Fiji
97.38 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
38 #38
Netherlands
97.33 % 2016 +0.9 % -0.4 % View data
39 #39
Hong Kong
97.28 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.8 % View data
40 #40
Morocco
97.21 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.9 % View data
41 #41
Benin
97.03 % 2017 NA +0.3 % View data
42 #42
Namibia
97.03 % 2017 NA +2.1 % View data
43 #43
Albania
96.96 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
44 #44
Israel
96.93 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
45 #45
Italy
96.88 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
46 #46
Australia
96.74 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
47 #47
Tajikistan
96.74 % 2018 -1.0 % -0.2 % View data
48 #48
Peru
96.56 % 2018 +1.3 % +0.7 % View data
49 #49
Cuba
96.47 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.6 % View data
50 #50
Uzbekistan
96.45 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.8 % View data
51 #51
Belize
96.21 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
52 #52
Costa Rica
96.18 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
53 #53
Latvia
96.18 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
54 #54
Portugal
96.09 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.6 % View data
55 #55
Ireland
96.09 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
56 #56
Belarus
96.04 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.7 % View data
57 #57
Cameroon
95.87 % 2018 +0.7 % NA View data
58 #58
Montenegro
95.84 % 2017 +2.3 % -0.1 % View data
59 #59
South Korea
95.74 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.3 % View data
60 #60
Mauritius
95.67 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
61 #61
Dominica
95.64 % 2016 NA NA View data
62 #62
Sao Tome and Principe
95.49 % 2018 -0.6 % +1.0 % View data
63 #63
Mexico
95.24 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.3 % View data
64 #64
Luxembourg
95.21 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.6 % View data
65 #65
Brazil
95.21 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.3 % View data
66 #66
Serbia
95.21 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
67 #67
Grenada
95.17 % 2016 -0.6 % NA View data
68 #68
Kiribati
95.14 % 2017 -2.3 % NA View data
69 #69
United Arab Emirates
95.12 % 2018 +0.6 % +1.8 % View data
70 #70
Poland
95.04 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
71 #71
Philippines
94.96 % 2016 -0.8 % NA View data
72 #72
Nepal
94.92 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
73 #73
Azerbaijan
94.80 % 2018 +1.1 % +0.3 % View data
74 #74
Laos
94.78 % 2018 +1.5 % -0.4 % View data
75 #75
United States
94.73 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
76 #76
Samoa
94.41 % 2018 -0.1 % NA View data
77 #77
Oman
94.36 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.0 % View data
78 #78
Turkey
94.24 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
79 #79
Qatar
94.16 % 2018 -0.3 % +1.1 % View data
80 #80
Chile
94.13 % 2018 -0.7 % +0.8 % View data
81 #81
Rwanda
93.93 % 2017 -2.0 % NA View data
82 #82
Brunei
93.76 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
83 #83
Ukraine
93.64 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
84 #84
Dominican Republic
93.53 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.6 % View data
85 #85
Switzerland
93.39 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
86 #86
Estonia
93.35 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.6 % View data
87 #87
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
93.31 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.4 % View data
88 #88
Greece
92.88 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
89 #89
Ethiopia
92.41 % 2018 +2.3 % NA View data
90 #90
Liechtenstein
92.30 % 2018 -0.1 % NA View data
91 #91
India
92.25 % 2013 +0.7 % +0.3 % View data
92 #92
Macedonia
91.92 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.7 % View data
93 #93
West Bank and Gaza
91.92 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
94 #94
Armenia
91.76 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.7 % View data
95 #95
Hungary
91.53 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
96 #96
Suriname
91.44 % 2018 +1.4 % +0.3 % View data
97 #97
Indonesia
91.41 % 2018 -0.6 % +0.3 % View data
98 #98
Colombia
91.21 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
99 #99
Bulgaria
91.05 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.8 % View data
100 #100
Cambodia
91.01 % 2018 +0.5 % NA View data
101 #101
Bolivia
90.97 % 2018 -1.0 % +0.7 % View data
102 #102
Uganda
90.85 % 2013 NA NA View data
103 #103
Ecuador
90.71 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.3 % View data
104 #104
Togo
89.96 % 2017 +1.1 % NA View data
105 #105
Kyrgyzstan
89.95 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
106 #106
Thailand
89.62 % 2015 -1.4 % NA View data
107 #107
Mozambique
89.28 % 2018 +2.0 % +0.5 % View data
108 #108
Barbados
89.18 % 2017 -1.8 % NA View data
109 #109
Botswana
89.05 % 2014 -4.4 % +0.6 % View data
110 #110
Kuwait
88.47 % 2018 +1.3 % -0.7 % View data
111 #111
Bahamas
88.20 % 2016 NA NA View data
112 #112
Croatia
87.81 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
113 #113
Kazakhstan
87.59 % 2018 +1.6 % +0.3 % View data
114 #114
Tonga
86.86 % 2015 -1.6 % NA View data
115 #115
Romania
86.56 % 2016 -1.1 % -0.5 % View data
116 #116
Ivory Coast
86.55 % 2018 +0.7 % +5.0 % View data
117 #117
Moldova
86.40 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
118 #118
Panama
86.29 % 2018 -0.8 % -1.5 % View data
119 #119
Nauru
86.08 % 2018 +0.7 % NA View data
120 #120
Vanuatu
85.82 % 2015 NA NA View data
121 #121
Cabo Verde
85.67 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.2 % View data
122 #122
Guatemala
85.04 % 2018 -0.7 % -0.6 % View data
123 #123
Zimbabwe
84.79 % 2013 -3.3 % NA View data
124 #124
Venezuela
84.58 % 2018 +0.7 % -1.4 % View data
125 #125
Lebanon
84.35 % 2018 -2.3 % -0.6 % View data
126 #126
South Africa
84.32 % 2015 NA NA View data
127 #127
Zambia
84.06 % 2017 NA -1.0 % View data
128 #128
Federated States of Micronesia
84.01 % 2015 +1.2 % NA View data
129 #129
Ghana
83.59 % 2018 -1.2 % -0.5 % View data
130 #130
Yemen
83.09 % 2016 NA NA View data
131 #131
Honduras
82.55 % 2018 -0.9 % +0.1 % View data
132 #132
Lesotho
81.00 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
133 #133
El Salvador
80.96 % 2018 +0.5 % -2.3 % View data
134 #134
Bhutan
80.63 % 2018 +0.9 % -1.0 % View data
135 #135
Tanzania
79.86 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
136 #136
Comoros
79.84 % 2017 NA NA View data
137 #137
Guinea
79.72 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.2 % View data
138 #138
Timor-Leste
79.68 % 2018 +1.3 % -2.3 % View data
139 #139
Antigua and Barbuda
79.11 % 2018 -0.7 % NA View data
140 #140
Gambia
78.55 % 2018 +1.2 % +3.2 % View data
141 #141
Chad
78.16 % 2018 +1.1 % -0.2 % View data
142 #142
Burkina Faso
78.01 % 2018 +2.1 % +3.2 % View data
143 #143
Pakistan
77.44 % 2018 +1.3 % +2.1 % View data
144 #144
Marshall Islands
77.08 % 2016 -0.3 % -5.0 % View data
145 #145
Eswatini
75.93 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
146 #146
Mauritania
75.21 % 2018 -0.7 % +0.9 % View data
147 #147
Senegal
74.17 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.6 % View data
148 #148
Puerto Rico
73.35 % 2018 -1.1 % -1.8 % View data
149 #149
Solomon Islands
70.27 % 2018 +1.1 % -0.1 % View data
150 #150
Niger
66.85 % 2018 +2.1 % +1.9 % View data
151 #151
Syria
63.24 % 2013 NA -7.2 % View data
152 #152
Mali
60.01 % 2018 -2.0 % +0.5 % View data
153 #153
Djibouti
57.26 % 2018 +4.0 % +1.1 % View data
154 #154
Equatorial Guinea
43.34 % 2015 NA -0.7 % View data
155 #155
Eritrea
37.88 % 2018 +1.4 % -3.0 % View data
156 #156
Liberia
36.75 % 2016 -2.5 % -2.0 % View data
157 #157
South Sudan
32.12 % 2015 NA -5.8 % View data

Source: World Bank

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