Which Country Has the Most Student Repeaters at Primary Level?

Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) (%), 2019 or latest
Education | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 123 countries in 2019, Madagascar ranked the highest in repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment with 26.1% followed by Burundi and Mali. On the other end of the scale was Uzbekistan with 0.001%, South Korea with 0.004% and China with 0.008%.

Data for more countries are available at Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) indicator page.

Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Benin % ... ... ... ... 11.6% 11.2% 10.8% 10.7% 9.92% ...
Burundi % ... ... 33.1% 29.0% 24.3% 22.6% 22.0%
Cameroon % ... ... 12.3% 12.4% 12.7% 12.2% 11.8%
Comoros % ... ... ... ... 24.6% 20.7% 17.5% ... ...
East Timor % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 17.3% 17.8% 17.7% 14.9% 16.3%
Guatemala % ... ... 12.2% 10.5% 9.31% 9.76% 6.19%
Ivory Coast % ... ... ... ... 19.6% 20.2% 15.0% 15.2% 12.7% ...
Madagascar % 20.5% 22.1% 20.9% 21.0% 21.4% ...
Mali % ... 19.2% 18.4% 20.1% 19.5% 20.9% ...
Morocco % 7.28% 9.23% 9.55% 9.33% 9.68%
Namibia % ... 14.9% 14.9% 15.1% ... ...
Rwanda % ... ... ... 12.6% 12.5% 17.1% 18.8% 18.3%
Suriname % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.8% 16.2% 15.8% 16.6% 17.1%
Swaziland % ... 15.5% 16.9% 15.7% 15.6% 13.9% ...
Tunisia % ... 6.16% 7.21% 6.82% 0.031% 11.5% ...