, 1971 - 2018:
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1971 to 2018. The average value for South Korea during that period was 101.54 percent with a minimum of 91.36 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 109.7 percent in 2012.
The latest value from 2018 is 95.38 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 118
countries is 93.30 percent.
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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.