Macao: Preprimary school enrollment

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 Macao

Preprimary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 86.4
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1971 - 2021
 Average 83.59
 Min - Max 40.79 - 98.44
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Macao from 1971 to 2021. The average value for Macao during that period was 83.59 percent with a minimum of 40.79 percent in 1975 and a maximum of 98.44 percent in 1993. The latest value from 2021 is 86.4 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
Macao - Preprimary school enrollment - recent values

Historical chart
Macao - Preprimary school enrollment - historical chart - 1971-2021




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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