Total net enrolment ratio in primary education, both sexes

Net primary enrolment rate in primary education is the number of children of official primary school age (according to ISCED97*) who are enrolled in primary education as a percentage of the total children of the official school age population. Total net primary enrolment rate also includes children of primary school age enrolled in secondary education. Where more than one system of primary education exists within the country the most widespread or common structure is used for determining the official school age group.

Millennium Development Goals Indicators, http://unstats.un.org/unsd/mdg/Metadata.aspx, Retrieved on 10.12.2014

Data host: 

United Nations Statistics Division

Unit of Measurement: 

Percentage (%)

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Intergovernmental Organisation