Primary school enrollment rate

percent, 1970–2016

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    1970 Ranking
    1. Japan 99.91
    2. New Zealand 99.90
    3. United Kingdom 98.16
    4. Argentina 94.97
    5. Ireland 94.89
    6. Tonga 87.69
    7. Costa Rica 87.67
    8. Guyana 85.01
    9. Malaysia 84.25
    10. Paraguay 79.94
    11. Peru 76.48
    12. Panama 74.35
    13. Venezuela 72.38
    14. Indonesia 70.07
    15. South Africa 65.61
    16. El Salvador 64.89
    17. India 61.32
    18. Lesotho 60.09
    19. Iran 59.34
    20. Iraq 57.12
    21. Swaziland 55.82
    22. Nicaragua 52.42
    23. Bangladesh 50.85
    24. Guatemala 49.21
    25. Botswana 43.64
    2016 Ranking
    1. Tajikistan 99.30
    2. Ecuador 99.05
    3. Tokelau 97.58
    4. Nepal 97.11
    5. Maldives 95.82
    6. Ghana 95.60
    7. Palau 80.30
    8. Gambia 75.97

    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.

    Source: UNESCO