Brazil: Primary school enrollment

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Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 111.97
 Reference 2019
 Measure percent
 Source UNESCO

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1999 to 2019. The average value for Brazil during that period was 126.54 percent with a minimum of 106.99 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 165.65 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2019 is 111.97 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 134 countries is 103.89 percent. 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: 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. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
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