India: Primary school enrollment

(measure: percent; source: UNESCO)

India: Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for India from 1971 to 2013. The average value for India during that period was 92.46 percent with a minumum of 78.87 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 110.86 percent in 2008. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The primary school enrollment can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.

Definition: Total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.