Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) fell to 3.61% in Dominican Republic in 2016

Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) (%)
Education | Dominican Republic | February 1, 2019
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Total repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment reached 3.61 % in 2016 in Dominican Republic, according to World Bank. This is 24.4 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, total repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment in Dominican Republic reached an all time high of 22.3 % in 1971 and an all time low of 3.61 % in 2016. When compared to Dominican Republic's main peers, total repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment in Cuba amounted to 0.534 %, 3.11 % in Jamaica and 0.866 % in Mexico in 2016.

Dominican Republic has been ranked 44th within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of total repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment, 11 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belize % 8.24% 7.59% 7.20% 6.87% 7.29%
Canada % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... 0.127% 0.063% ... ... ...
China % 0.258% 0.171% 0.151% 0.080% 0.020%
Cuba % 0.602% 0.603% 0.594% 0.673% 0.638%
Dominican Republic % 7.87% 8.01% 7.44% 6.98% 4.78%
Guatemala % 11.0% 12.2% 10.5% 9.31% 9.76%
Haiti % ... ... ... ... ... 8.49% ... ... ...
Honduras % 4.61% 4.75% 4.15% 1.64% 0.784%
Jamaica % 3.03% 3.03% 3.21% 3.41% 3.26%
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mexico % 3.13% 2.89% 2.05% 0.818% 0.782%
USA % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...