Primary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children, 2018 - Country rankings:
The average for 2018 based on 86 countries was 103.71 percent.The highest value was in Madagascar: 142.53 percent and the lowest value was in Eritrea: 68.43 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
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.