Brazil: Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children
, 1999 - 2011:
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1999 to 2011. The average value for Brazil during that period was 139.47 percent with a minimum of 128.18 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 165.65 percent in 1999.
The latest value from 2011 is 132.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2011 based on 159
countries is 104.02 percent.
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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.