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Preprimary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 70 countries was 59.84 percent.The highest value was in Gibraltar: 118.54 percent and the lowest value was in Burkina Faso: 6.37 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: UNESCO
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Countries Preprimary school enrollment, 2020 Global rank Available data
Gibraltar 118.54 1 1972 - 2020
Ghana 116.14 2 1971 - 2020
San Marino 103.84 3 2018 - 2020
Peru 102.91 4 1970 - 2020
Vanuatu 102.61 5 1970 - 2020
Mauritius 102 6 1970 - 2021
Euro area 101.15 7 1970 - 2020
Costa Rica 97.17 8 1970 - 2020
Seychelles 96.46 9 1973 - 2020
Georgia 95.25 10 1981 - 2020
UA Emirates 94.21 11 1973 - 2020
Moldova 94.17 12 2014 - 2020
Vietnam 92.76 13 1977 - 2020
China 90.49 14 1974 - 2020
Macao 90.42 15 1971 - 2020
Kiribati 88.81 16 2002 - 2020
Mongolia 85.87 17 1970 - 2020
Ukraine 85.82 18 1971 - 2020
Barbados 84.24 19 1974 - 2020
Tuvalu 78.88 20 1998 - 2020
Tanzania 78.14 21 2004 - 2020
Montenegro 78.07 22 2001 - 2020
Dominica 76.03 23 1974 - 2020
Thailand 75.22 24 1971 - 2020
Albania 75.14 25 1971 - 2020
Kazakhstan 74.13 26 1981 - 2020
Zimbabwe 72.53 27 1995 - 2020
Palau 70.51 28 1999 - 2020
Serbia 65.38 29 1999 - 2020
Jamaica 63.56 30 1974 - 2020
Brunei 63.48 31 1978 - 2020
Qatar 62.45 32 1971 - 2020
India 61.09 33 1971 - 2020
Morocco 60.42 34 1973 - 2020
Kuwait 60.25 35 1971 - 2020
Palestine 58.11 36 1976 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 57.6 37 1971 - 2020
Oman 56.73 38 1974 - 2020
Ecuador 56.05 39 1971 - 2020
Bahrain 52.6 40 1971 - 2020
Paraguay 51.09 41 1970 - 2020
Laos 49.22 42 1972 - 2020
Tonga 48.32 43 1975 - 2020
Guatemala 47.61 44 1975 - 2020
Belize 46.59 45 1974 - 2020
Armenia 46.55 46 1980 - 2020
Bangladesh 45.6 47 1972 - 2020
Azerbaijan 44.69 48 1981 - 2020
Gambia 43.67 49 1992 - 2021
Uzbekistan 41.44 50 1981 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 40.72 51 1986 - 2020
Honduras 39.36 52 1970 - 2020
Turkmenistan 35.91 53 2020 - 2020
Ethiopia 33.26 54 1974 - 2020
Bhutan 32.69 55 1995 - 2020
Jordan 31.55 56 1971 - 2020
Togo 29.75 57 1971 - 2020
Panama 28.3 58 1970 - 2020
Cambodia 27.33 59 1981 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 27.28 60 2011 - 2020
Micronesia 24.17 61 1971 - 2020
Benin 22.22 62 1976 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 21.79 63 1979 - 2020
Sierra Leone 20.84 64 2000 - 2020
Guinea 17.62 65 1994 - 2020
Senegal 16.92 66 1979 - 2020
Ivory Coast 10.62 67 1971 - 2020
Djibouti 10.49 68 1972 - 2021
Niger 7.41 69 1973 - 2020
Burkina Faso 6.37 70 1971 - 2020


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. Preprimary education refers to programs at the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment and to provide a bridge between home and school.
118.54
116.14
103.84
102.91
102.61
102.00
101.15
97.17
96.46
95.25
94.21
94.17
92.76
90.49
90.42
88.81
85.87
85.82
84.24
78.88
78.14
78.07
76.03
75.22
75.14
74.13
72.53
70.51
65.38
63.56
63.48
62.45
61.09
60.42
60.25
58.11
57.60
56.73
56.05
52.60
51.09
49.22
48.32
47.61
46.59
46.55
45.60
44.69
43.67
41.44
40.72
39.36
35.91
33.26
32.69
31.55
29.75
28.30
27.33
27.28
24.17
22.22
21.79
20.84
17.62
16.92
10.62
10.49
7.41
6.37
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29.6
59.3
88.9
118.54
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