USA: Primary school completion rate

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 USA

Primary school completion rate

 Latest value 101.09
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2017 - 2021
 Average 100.28
 Min - Max 98.83 - 101.09
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2017 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 100.28 percent with a minimum of 98.83 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 101.09 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 101.09 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 118 countries is 92.48 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.

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