Bahamas: Preprimary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children
, 1993 - 2018:
For that indicator, we provide data for the Bahamas from 1993 to 2018. The average value for the Bahamas during that period was 26.84 percent with a minimum of 6.98 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 40.2 percent in 2012.
The latest value from 2018 is 34.52 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 126
countries is 69.34 percent.
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Preprimary 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: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to programs at the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment and to provide a bridge between home and school.