Serbia: Primary school enrollment

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 Serbia

Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 96.62
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2022
 Average 99.39
 Min - Max 96.30 - 102.13
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Serbia from 2000 to 2022. The average value for Serbia during that period was 99.39 percent with a minimum of 96.3 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 102.13 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2022 is 96.62 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 74 countries is 101.44 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
Serbia - Primary school enrollment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Serbia - Primary school enrollment - historical chart - 2000-2022




The primary 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. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.


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 Education spending, percent of GDP 3.30 2021 percent
 Education spending, percent of government spending 7.09 2021 percent
 Literacy rate 99.48 2019 percent
 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 100.00 2019 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 100.00 2019 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 100.00 2019 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 14.29 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 95.48 2022 percent
 School starting age, primary school 7 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.00 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.02 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.31 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 63.79 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 96.62 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 91.46 2022 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 69.69 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 55.73 2012 percent
 PISA math scores 439.877 2022 index points
 PISA reading scores 440.355 2022 index points
 PISA science scores 447.461 2022 index points
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