Euro area: Preprimary school enrollment

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

, 1970 - 2019: For that indicator, we provide data for Euro area from 1970 to 2019. The average value for Euro area during that period was 88.84 percent with a minimum of 67.94 percent in 1970 and a maximum of 100.66 percent in 2013. The latest value from 2019 is 100.33 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 68 countries is 58.19 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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