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

Since 2014, Nigeria Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) was down by 1.4points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 168 comparing other countries in Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) with 83.78 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age. Nigeria is overtaken by Marshall Islands, which was number 167 at 84.74 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age and is followed by Senegal at 82.58 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age. Malawi lead the ranking with 144.27 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age in 2019, that is +1.3points compared to 2018. Madagascar, Nepal and Rwanda respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Ivory Coast recorded the best 5 years average growth at +3.2points per year, while South Sudan witnessed the worst performance at -5.1points per year.

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Date Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age
2019 83.78
2018 84.41
2017 85.05
2016 84.73
2015
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How does Nigeria rank 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
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
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