Norway: Preprimary school enrollment

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 Norway

Preprimary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 96.34
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2020
 Average 67.67
 Min - Max 5.04 - 99.05
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Norway from 1972 to 2020. The average value for Norway during that period was 67.67 percent with a minimum of 5.04 percent in 1972 and a maximum of 99.05 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2020 is 96.34 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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Recent values chart
Norway - Preprimary school enrollment - recent values

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Norway - Preprimary school enrollment - historical chart - 1972-2020




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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