Dominica: Preprimary school enrollment

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 Dominica

Preprimary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 66.03
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1974 - 2021
 Average 81.36
 Min - Max 46.84 - 122.65
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominica from 1974 to 2021. The average value for Dominica during that period was 81.36 percent with a minimum of 46.84 percent in 1974 and a maximum of 122.65 percent in 1993. The latest value from 2021 is 66.03 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 66 countries is 52.40 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Dominica - Preprimary school enrollment - recent values

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Dominica - Preprimary school enrollment - historical chart - 1974-2021




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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 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.95 2021 percent
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