Gabon: Primary school enrollment

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Gabon: Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

: For that indicator, we provide data for Gabon from 1971 to 2011. The average value for Gabon during that period was 142.63 percent with a minimum of 135.33 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 148.18 percent in 1989. The latest value from 2011 is 139.93 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2011 based on 160 countries is 104.00 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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