Primary Completion Rate, Total (% of Relevant Age Group)


Primary Completion Rate, Total (% of Relevant Age Group)

Data Provider: World Bank, World Development Indicators

Data Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics

Data Name: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group)

Data Year: The latest data displayed are for 2012 and was accessed from the World Bank on 6 August 2014

Data Periodicity: The data are updated annually

Data Definition: The definition of the dataset is: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.

Note on the data displayed: The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.

Data Methodology: Read more on the specific methodology for this data here at the World Bank