Brazil: Preprimary school enrollment

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Brazil: Preprimary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

, 2007 - 2011: For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 2007 to 2011. The average value for Brazil during that period was 55.33 percent with a minimum of 53.72 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 57.42 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2011 is 53.88 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2011 based on 135 countries is 60.34 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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