Which Country Has the Most Student Repeaters at Primary Level?

Total Repeaters, Primary Education (As % of Total Enrollment) (%), 2018 or latest
Education | May 18, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 131 countries in 2018, Burundi ranked the highest in repeaters in pre-primary education as a percentage of total enrollment with 23.9% followed by Central African Republic and Madagascar. On the other end of the scale was Uzbekistan with 0.002%, South Korea with 0.004% and China with 0.014%.

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 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Burundi % ... ... ... 36.2% 33.1% 29.0% 24.3% 22.6%
Cameroon % ... ... ... 12.5% 12.3% 12.4% 12.7% 12.2%
Central African Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 22.6% 22.7% 22.7% 22.7% ... ...
Chad % 21.6% 23.0% 24.3% 23.7% 23.3% ...
Comoros % ... ... ... ... ... 24.4% 24.6% 20.7% 17.5% ... ...
East Timor % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 18.3% 17.3% 17.8% 17.7% 14.9%
Guinea % ... 12.7% 14.2% 14.1% 13.6% ... ...
Ivory Coast % ... ... ... ... 16.6% 19.6% 20.2% 15.0% 15.2%
Madagascar % ... 19.4% 20.5% 22.1% 20.9% 21.0% ...
Mali % ... ... 12.9% 19.2% 18.4% 20.1% 19.5%
Morocco % 8.29% 7.28% 9.23% 9.55% 9.33%
Namibia % ... ... 15.7% 14.9% 14.9% 15.1% ... ...
Rwanda % ... ... ... ... 13.5% 12.6% 12.5% 17.1% 18.8%
Suriname % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.6% 16.8% 16.2% 15.8% 16.6%
Swaziland % ... 15.5% 15.5% 16.9% 15.7% 15.6% ...