Germany: Primary school enrollment

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 Germany

Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 102.52
 Reference 2019
 Measure percent
 Source UNESCO

For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Germany during that period was 102.79 percent with a minimum of 99.16 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 105.47 percent in 1998. The latest value from 2019 is 102.52 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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