* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Preprimary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 136 countries was 72.38 percent. The highest value was in Australia: 160.21 percent and the lowest value was in Micronesia: 5.96 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2022. 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
Australia 160.21 1 1971 - 2020
Grenada 130.81 2 1971 - 2020
Liberia 128.48 3 1970 - 2020
Gibraltar 118.54 4 1972 - 2021
Ghana 116.14 5 1971 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 113.83 6 1982 - 2020
Czechia 113.53 7 1971 - 2020
Malta 112.49 8 1970 - 2020
Belgium 112.43 9 1971 - 2020
Israel 111.23 10 1971 - 2020
Germany 108.03 11 1993 - 2020
France 106.66 12 1971 - 2020
UK 105.76 13 1976 - 2020
Nepal 104.25 14 1983 - 2022
San Marino 103.84 15 2018 - 2021
Denmark 103.2 16 1971 - 2020
Peru 102.91 17 1970 - 2021
Switzerland 102.87 18 1977 - 2020
Austria 102.86 19 1971 - 2020
Vanuatu 102.61 20 1970 - 2020
Liechtenstein 102.24 21 2003 - 2020
Mauritius 102 22 1970 - 2021
Spain 101.83 23 1971 - 2020
Slovakia 101.78 24 1981 - 2020
Sweden 100.39 25 1973 - 2020
Portugal 99.36 26 1971 - 2020
Belarus 99.11 27 1971 - 2021
Costa Rica 97.17 28 1970 - 2021
Uruguay 97.14 29 1974 - 2020
Malaysia 96.75 30 1974 - 2021
Seychelles 96.46 31 1973 - 2021
Norway 96.34 32 1972 - 2020
Singapore 96.07 33 2018 - 2020
Ireland 95.35 34 1971 - 2020
Georgia 95.25 35 1981 - 2020
Iceland 95.1 36 1972 - 2020
Romania 94.91 37 1971 - 2020
Latvia 94.63 38 1981 - 2020
UA Emirates 94.21 39 1973 - 2020
Moldova 94.17 40 2011 - 2021
Slovenia 93.97 41 1981 - 2020
Poland 93.87 42 1971 - 2020
Hong Kong 93.65 43 1971 - 2020
Greece 93.28 44 1971 - 2020
Vietnam 92.76 45 1977 - 2021
Italy 92.66 46 1971 - 2020
Luxembourg 92.2 47 1970 - 2020
Netherlands 91.95 48 1971 - 2020
South Korea 91.78 49 1971 - 2020
New Zealand 91.68 50 1970 - 2020
Hungary 90.84 51 1971 - 2020
China 90.49 52 1974 - 2021
Macao 90.42 53 1971 - 2021
Lithuania 89.14 54 1981 - 2020
Philippines 88.97 55 1971 - 2021
Kiribati 88.81 56 2002 - 2020
Suriname 88.4 57 1971 - 2021
Finland 88.36 58 1971 - 2020
Cyprus 86.66 59 1971 - 2020
Brazil 85.94 60 2007 - 2020
Colombia 85.93 61 1972 - 2020
Mongolia 85.87 62 1970 - 2021
Ukraine 85.82 63 1971 - 2020
Chile 84.51 64 1970 - 2020
Bulgaria 84.29 65 1971 - 2020
Barbados 84.24 66 1974 - 2021
Tuvalu 78.88 67 1998 - 2021
Bolivia 78.47 68 1970 - 2020
Tanzania 78.14 69 2004 - 2021
Montenegro 78.07 70 2001 - 2021
Saint Lucia 78.05 71 1986 - 2020
Argentina 76.19 72 1970 - 2020
Maldives 76.06 73 1970 - 2020
Dominica 76.03 74 1974 - 2021
Thailand 75.22 75 1971 - 2022
Albania 75.14 76 1971 - 2021
Kazakhstan 74.13 77 1981 - 2020
Zimbabwe 72.53 78 1995 - 2021
Iran 72.48 79 1971 - 2020
USA 72.4 80 1971 - 2020
Sri Lanka 71.84 81 2010 - 2020
Croatia 70.91 82 1980 - 2020
Mexico 70.6 83 1971 - 2020
Palau 70.51 84 1999 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 70.44 85 1990 - 2021
Nicaragua 69.04 86 1970 - 2020
Serbia 65.38 87 1999 - 2021
Brunei 63.48 88 1978 - 2020
Qatar 62.45 89 1971 - 2021
India 61.09 90 1971 - 2021
Morocco 60.42 91 1973 - 2021
Kuwait 60.25 92 1971 - 2020
Palestine 58.11 93 1976 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 57.6 94 1971 - 2021
Oman 56.73 95 1974 - 2021
Ecuador 56.05 96 1971 - 2021
Bahrain 52.6 97 1971 - 2020
Paraguay 51.09 98 1970 - 2020
Laos 49.22 99 1972 - 2021
Canada 48.92 100 1971 - 2020
Tonga 48.32 101 1975 - 2020
Guatemala 47.61 102 1975 - 2021
Belize 46.59 103 1974 - 2021
Armenia 46.55 104 1980 - 2021
Bangladesh 45.6 105 1972 - 2021
Azerbaijan 44.69 106 1981 - 2021
Gambia 43.67 107 1992 - 2022
Uzbekistan 41.44 108 1981 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 40.72 109 1986 - 2021
Turkey 39.75 110 1971 - 2020
Honduras 39.36 111 1970 - 2021
Turkmenistan 35.91 112 2020 - 2020
Namibia 34.66 113 1986 - 2021
Fiji 33.94 114 1974 - 2021
Ethiopia 33.26 115 1974 - 2021
Bhutan 32.7 116 1995 - 2021
Jordan 31.55 117 1971 - 2021
North Macedonia 31.04 118 1993 - 2020
Togo 29.75 119 1971 - 2021
Cambodia 27.33 120 1981 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 27.28 121 2011 - 2021
Panama 26.97 122 1970 - 2020
Benin 22.22 123 1976 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 21.79 124 1979 - 2021
Sierra Leone 20.84 125 2000 - 2021
Guinea 17.62 126 1994 - 2021
South Africa 17.55 127 1994 - 2020
Senegal 16.92 128 1979 - 2021
Burundi 16.49 129 1971 - 2021
Ivory Coast 10.62 130 1971 - 2022
Djibouti 10.49 131 1972 - 2021
Mali 7.6 132 1995 - 2020
Niger 7.41 133 1973 - 2021
DR Congo 6.86 134 1971 - 2020
Burkina Faso 6.37 135 1971 - 2021
Micronesia 5.96 136 1971 - 2021



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.

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