Guyana: Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children
For that indicator, we provide data for Guyana from 1971 to 2012. The average value for Guyana during that period was 98.64 percent with a minimum of 91.8 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 107.59 percent in 1989.
The latest value from 2012 is 97.81 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2012 based on 163
countries is 103.90 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.