Puerto Rico: Preprimary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children
For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Puerto Rico from 1971 to 2016. The average value for Puerto Rico during that period was 42.54 percent with a minimum of 13.89 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 108.56 percent in 2011.
The latest value from 2016 is 29.29 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 138
countries is 68.30 percent.
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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.