Nicaragua: Preprimary school enrollment

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Preprimary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 69.04
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1970 - 2020
 Average 28.59
 Min - Max 2.15 - 72.19
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1970 to 2020. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 28.59 percent with a minimum of 2.15 percent in 1978 and a maximum of 72.19 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2020 is 69.04 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 136 countries is 72.38 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nicaragua - Preprimary school enrollment - Recent values chart

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Nicaragua - Preprimary school enrollment - historical chart - 1970-2020

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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 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.99 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.13 2010 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.22 2021 percent
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 Primary school enrollment 107.18 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 67.93 2010 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 19.90 2021 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 68.68 2022 percent
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