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South Korea: Primary school completion rate: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for South Korea from 1971 to 2015. The average value for South Korea during that period was 101.84 percent with a minumum of 94.26 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 109.54 percent in 2012. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.