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Digest of Education Statistics: 2014
Digest of Education Statistics: 2014

NCES 2016-006
April 2016


Table 601.35. Percentage of 3- and 4-year-olds and 5- to 14-year-olds enrolled in school, by country: 2000 through 2012
Country Percent of 3- and 4-year-olds enrolled Percent of 5- to 14-year-olds enrolled
2011 2012 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
OECD average1  74.1   76.2 97.8 98.1 98.3 98.0 98.0   98.2   98.3 98.5 98.7 98.5 98.8 98.6 98.4
Australia 40.0   46.6 100.0 100.1 99.3 98.2 98.5   99.1   99.6 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.2 99.4 101.1
Austria 76.1   77.8 98.2 98.7 98.9 98.5 98.5   98.4   98.1 98.3 98.5 98.4 98.4 98.2 98.2
Belgium 98.6   98.6 99.1 100.2 100.1 100.3 100.4 2  99.6 2  99.4 99.3 99.1 98.9 98.6 98.5 98.5
Canada 24.1 3  97.1 97.2     98.7 98.8 98.9
Chile 59.3   62.1 93.6 92.1 90.8 89.5   88.3   91.2 96.1 96.1 93.2 95.1 94.3 93.9
                                     
Czech Republic 72.0   70.3 99.8 99.8 99.3 99.8 99.7   99.8   99.9 99.8 98.7 98.7 98.1 97.7 98.6
Denmark 94.1   97.5 99.2 97.2 99.1 99.1 98.0   97.1   97.4 98.0 97.6 97.6 99.1 99.4 99.3
Estonia 88.1   88.9   104.6   102.2 100.4 100.4 100.0 96.4 95.7 95.2
Finland 53.1   55.1 91.6 93.5 94.4 94.6 95.1   95.1   95.1 95.3 95.5 95.5 95.5 95.7 95.7
France 98.7   99.1 99.8 101.0 101.1 101.4 101.6   101.3   101.0 100.9 100.7 99.8 99.6 99.4 99.1
                                     
Germany 92.7   93.3 99.4 100.1 97.5 97.6 97.9   98.3   98.8 99.2 99.3 99.4 99.4 98.5 99.4
Greece 27.2   25.6 99.8 98.1 96.3 96.7 97.2   97.5   98.1 97.7 98.9 100.1 100.7 100.0 99.2
Hungary 83.6   83.6 99.9 99.4 100.3 100.4 100.5   100.3   100.3 99.8 99.6 98.9 98.5 98.1 97.6
Iceland 96.1   96.1 98.5 98.9 98.5 98.8 98.8   98.9   98.8 98.3 98.5 98.2 98.5 98.6 98.8
Ireland 69.9   69.1 100.5 100.6 101.4 100.4 100.9   101.1   101.2 102.6 101.5 101.7 102.1 101.1 100.9
                                     
Israel 89.9   89.1 96.6 96.9 96.1 96.8 96.6   96.0   95.8 96.1 95.7 96.2 97.8 96.8 97.8
Italy 94.3   94.2 99.7 99.4 101.7 101.9 101.6   101.2   100.7 100.3 100.3 99.8 99.5 99.0 98.6
Japan 84.7   85.9 101.2 101.0 100.8 100.7 100.7   100.7   100.7 100.5 100.7 101.0 101.5 101.1 101.3
Korea, Republic of 82.4   86.3 92.3 92.6 92.7 93.2 93.5   94.1   94.9 95.7 95.1 95.7 99.7 99.1 98.8
Luxembourg 83.4   85.4 95.3 92.2 93.4 96.7 96.4   96.7   96.2 95.9 95.8 95.6 95.8 96.0 97.9
                                     
Mexico 72.4   63.3 94.8 95.0 95.7 96.9 97.7   99.9   100.9 102.1 103.4 104.6 106.1 107.7 100.2
Netherlands 93.2   91.4 99.4 99.3 99.3 99.7 99.6   99.0   99.6 99.5 99.6 99.5 99.5 99.8 99.8
New Zealand 90.0   90.7 99.0 99.3 99.5 100.1 100.5   100.9   101.0 99.7 100.2 100.6 100.9 101.0 100.7
Norway 96.1   96.1 97.4 97.6 97.9 98.1 98.3   98.4   98.8 99.2 99.5 99.5 99.5 99.6 99.5
Poland 56.8   58.0 93.6 94.3 94.4 94.2 94.5   94.6   94.5 94.5 94.0 94.1 94.9 95.3 95.5
                                     
Portugal 81.6   84.9 105.2 107.0 106.0 105.3 104.1   103.9   103.8 104.2 104.1 103.1 102.4 102.1 102.1
Slovak Republic 66.5   67.5 97.9 98.1 97.3 97.3   97.1   96.8 96.8 96.6 96.1 95.8 95.5 94.5
Slovenia 85.8   87.1   96.5   96.4 96.2 96.8 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.4
Spain 98.7   96.1 104.4 103.6 103.8 102.5 101.8   101.4   101.0 100.7 100.4 100.1 99.5 99.0 97.8
Sweden 93.0   93.4 97.8 98.1 98.2 98.6 99.1   99.5   98.8 100.3 99.3 98.7 98.5 97.4 99.0
                                     
Switzerland 22.1   21.6 98.8 98.7 98.6 99.3 99.6   99.6   100.3 100.4 100.2 100.0 100.1 99.5 99.3
Turkey 11.6   12.0 80.2 83.5 82.0 81.2   81.8   82.9 84.3 91.9 91.3 94.1 94.9 95.2
United Kingdom 91.4   95.5 98.9 98.7 98.9 100.5 100.4   101.0   100.7 99.3 101.5 101.4 103.1 100.7 98.0
United States 52.4   53.5 99.3 102.1 96.9 97.1 97.3   97.7   98.0 98.3 98.6 97.1 96.8 96.2 97.3
                                     
Other reporting countries                                    
Brazil 46.5   49.3 89.8 91.3 91.8 93.0   93.1   91.7 95.6 96.5 96.2 94.9 94.8
Russian Federation 73.3   73.4 83.3 84.6 94.2 90.4   81.5   93.8 93.5 93.1 92.1 92.7
—Not available.
1 Refers to the mean of the data values for all reporting Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, to which each country reporting data contributes equally. The average includes all current OECD countries for which a given year's data are available, even if they were not members of OECD in that year.
2 Excludes the German-speaking Community of Belgium.
3 Data are for 2010.
NOTE: For each country, this table shows the number of persons in each age group who are enrolled in that country as a percentage of that country's total population in the specified age group. However, some of a country's population may be enrolled in a different country, and some persons enrolled in the country may be residents of a different country. Enrollment rates may be underestimated for countries such as Luxembourg that are net exporters of students and may be overestimated for countries that are net importers. If a country enrolls many residents of other countries, the country's total population in the specified age group can be smaller than the total number enrolled, resulting in enrollment estimates exceeding 100 percent.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Education at a Glance, 2002 through 2014. (This table was prepared August 2014.)