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

Since 2014, South Africa Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) decreased by 0.3points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 104 comparing other countries in Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) at 100.97 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age. South Africa is overtaken by Italy, which was ranked number 103 with 101.03 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age and is followed by Chile with 100.93 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, a growth of 1.3points compared to 2018. Madagascar, Nepal and Rwanda respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Ivory Coast witnessed the best average annual growth at +3.2points per year, while South Sudan recorded the worst performance at -5.1points per year.

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Date Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age
2019 100.97
2018 101.30
2017 100.86
2016 103.18
2015 105.57
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How does South Africa 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
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
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