Zimbabwe: Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children
For that indicator, we provide data for Zimbabwe from 1970 to 2013. The average value for Zimbabwe during that period was 96.19 percent with a minimum of 57.43 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 121.78 percent in 1985.
The latest value from 2013 is 109.89 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 150
countries is 104.30 percent.
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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.