* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 143 countries was 100 percent. The highest value was in Sierra Leone: 151.73 percent and the lowest value was in Somalia: 8.45 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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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Primary school enrollment, 2021 Global rank Available data
Sierra Leone 151.73 1 1971 - 2021
Madagascar 145.7 2 1971 - 2022
Rwanda 137.61 3 1971 - 2022
Namibia 133.54 4 1986 - 2022
Malawi 127.21 5 1971 - 2022
Gibraltar 126.98 6 1971 - 2022
DR Congo 122.39 7 1971 - 2021
Togo 121.08 8 1971 - 2022
Vietnam 120.02 9 1976 - 2022
Nepal 118.34 10 1970 - 2022
Sweden 117.35 11 1971 - 2021
Mozambique 116.94 12 1971 - 2022
Bangladesh 115.45 13 1970 - 2022
Vanuatu 113.97 14 1970 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 112.83 15 1971 - 2021
Morocco 111.84 16 1971 - 2022
Fiji 110.81 17 1970 - 2022
Benin 110.71 18 1971 - 2022
Argentina 110.16 19 1970 - 2021
Turkmenistan 109.88 20 2019 - 2022
Tonga 109.53 21 1970 - 2022
Costa Rica 108.85 22 1970 - 2021
Cambodia 108.74 23 1971 - 2022
Cameroon 108.44 24 1971 - 2022
Uruguay 107.99 25 1970 - 2021
Nicaragua 107.18 26 1970 - 2021
Peru 107.12 27 1970 - 2022
Algeria 107 28 1971 - 2022
Moldova 106.78 29 2000 - 2022
Colombia 106.49 30 1970 - 2021
Hong Kong 105.46 31 1971 - 2022
Samoa 105.44 32 1970 - 2022
Belize 105.28 33 1971 - 2022
Tunisia 105.04 34 1971 - 2021
Portugal 104.93 35 1971 - 2021
Palau 104.83 36 1999 - 2021
Netherlands 104.38 37 1971 - 2021
Guatemala 103.81 38 1970 - 2022
Brazil 103.47 39 1970 - 2021
Mexico 103.36 40 1971 - 2021
Liechtenstein 103.17 41 2003 - 2021
Bhutan 103.03 42 1970 - 2022
Georgia 102.97 43 1981 - 2022
Spain 102.9 44 1971 - 2021
Mauritius 102.88 45 1970 - 2021
France 102.74 46 1971 - 2021
Ethiopia 102.68 47 1971 - 2022
Turkey 102.6 48 1971 - 2021
Tuvalu 102.4 49 1984 - 2022
UK 102.18 50 1971 - 2021
Indonesia 101.99 51 1970 - 2022
Belgium 101.82 52 1971 - 2021
Austria 101.64 53 1971 - 2021
Italy 101.62 54 1971 - 2021
Switzerland 101.48 55 1973 - 2021
Hungary 101.46 56 1971 - 2021
Lithuania 101.43 57 1981 - 2021
Germany 101.35 58 1991 - 2021
Malaysia 101.17 59 1970 - 2022
Panama 100.74 60 1970 - 2022
Burundi 100.61 61 1971 - 2022
Kazakhstan 100.47 62 1981 - 2022
Laos 100.34 63 1971 - 2022
Denmark 100.31 64 1971 - 2021
Slovakia 100.06 65 1991 - 2021
Ireland 99.98 66 1971 - 2021
Montenegro 99.98 67 2003 - 2022
Australia 99.93 68 1971 - 2021
Singapore 99.87 69 2010 - 2021
Czechia 99.85 70 1971 - 2021
Slovenia 99.78 71 1981 - 2021
Egypt 99.75 72 1971 - 2022
Latvia 99.74 73 1981 - 2021
Thailand 99.52 74 1971 - 2022
China 99.43 75 1970 - 2022
India 99.39 76 1971 - 2022
Chile 99.37 77 1970 - 2021
Finland 99.35 78 1971 - 2021
Cyprus 99.1 79 2000 - 2021
Norway 98.97 80 1971 - 2021
Estonia 98.81 81 1981 - 2021
South Korea 98.68 82 1971 - 2021
Greece 98.64 83 1971 - 2021
Iceland 98.57 84 1971 - 2021
Luxembourg 98.48 85 1970 - 2021
USA 98.31 86 1971 - 2021
Barbados 98.15 87 1971 - 2022
South Africa 98.12 88 1970 - 2021
Suriname 98.04 89 1971 - 2021
Uzbekistan 98.03 90 1981 - 2022
Guinea 97.96 91 1971 - 2021
New Zealand 97.92 92 1970 - 2021
Ghana 97.9 93 1971 - 2021
Azerbaijan 97.73 94 2000 - 2022
Albania 97.6 95 1976 - 2022
San Marino 97.38 96 1971 - 2022
Kenya 96.97 97 1970 - 2022
Sri Lanka 96.87 98 1970 - 2021
Ecuador 96.84 99 1971 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 96.67 100 1971 - 2022
Seychelles 96.51 101 1970 - 2022
Serbia 96.43 102 2000 - 2022
Canada 96.29 103 1971 - 2021
Israel 96.25 104 1973 - 2021
Tanzania 96.08 105 1970 - 2022
Zimbabwe 96.02 106 1970 - 2021
Croatia 95.94 107 1993 - 2021
Poland 95.77 108 1971 - 2021
Malta 95.41 109 1971 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 95.4 110 1981 - 2022
Mongolia 94.99 111 1971 - 2022
Belarus 94.53 112 1971 - 2022
Armenia 93.81 113 1991 - 2022
Botswana 93.72 114 1970 - 2021
Palestine 93.13 115 1995 - 2022
Ivory Coast 92.72 116 1970 - 2022
Paraguay 92.55 117 1970 - 2022
Dominica 92.49 118 1971 - 2021
North Macedonia 92.12 119 1993 - 2021
Gambia 91.21 120 1971 - 2022
Ukraine 91.15 121 1971 - 2022
Micronesia 90.93 122 1971 - 2022
Romania 90.77 123 1971 - 2021
Jamaica 90.64 124 1971 - 2022
Philippines 90.61 125 1971 - 2022
Chad 89.42 126 1971 - 2022
Oman 89.2 127 1971 - 2022
Andorra 88.88 128 1975 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 88.24 129 2007 - 2022
Bermuda 87.71 130 1971 - 2021
Bulgaria 87.28 131 1971 - 2021
Burkina Faso 87.12 132 1971 - 2022
Nigeria 86.72 133 1970 - 2021
Pakistan 84.37 134 1971 - 2021
Honduras 83.8 135 1970 - 2021
Grenada 83.4 136 1971 - 2021
Senegal 82.93 137 1971 - 2022
Macao 81.87 138 1971 - 2022
Mali 72.65 139 1971 - 2021
Syria 70.07 140 1971 - 2022
Niger 64.76 141 1971 - 2021
Djibouti 63.02 142 1971 - 2022
Somalia 8.45 143 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. 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.

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