Nigeria: Primary school completion rate

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 Nigeria

Primary school completion rate

 Latest value 72.99
 Year 2010
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2010
 Average 78.42
 Min - Max 68.28 - 89.19
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 2000 to 2010. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 78.42 percent with a minimum of 68.28 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 89.19 percent in 2006. The latest value from 2010 is 72.99 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2010 based on 131 countries is 88.35 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The percent of all children enrolled in primary school who enter the last grade of primary school; can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
Definition: Primary completion rate, or gross intake ratio to the last grade of primary education, is the number of new entrants (enrollments minus repeaters) in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, divided by the population at the entrance age for the last grade of primary education. Data limitations preclude adjusting for students who drop out during the final year of primary education.

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