Participation in early childhood education

  • Provider: Eurostat
  • Source URL: http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/tgm/table.do?pcode=...
  • Catalog: Yearly from 2001 to 2012
  • Localized to: English
  • Tags: .
  • Description:

    The share of the population aged 4 to the age when the compulsory primary education starts who is participating in early education. This indicator measures the Education and Training 2020 strategy's headline target to increase the share of children participating in pre-primary education (measured as those between 4 years old and the age for starting compulsory primary education) to at least 95% in 2020. The next table shows the entrance age to the primary education and the age range of the indicator by country: CountryBEBGCZDKDEEEIEELESFRHRITCYLVLTLUHUMTNLATPLPTROSISKFISEUKMKTRISLINOCHUSJPEntrance age*67666746667667766566766667756-766766-866Age range**4-54-64-54-54-54-64-54-54-54-54-64-54-54-64-64-54-544-54-54-64-54-54-54-54-64-644-54-54-54-64-54-64-54-5* Usual entrance age to primary education (Note: this can be earlier than the age of compulsory primary education) ** Used age range to calculate the participation rate in early childhood education, i.e. age 4 up to the age of compulsory primary education.

  • Dimensions

    • Education indicator
      • Female participants in early education (aged between 4-years-old and the starting age of compulsory education) - as % of female inhabitants of the corresponding age group
      • Male participants in early education (aged between 4-years-old and the starting age of compulsory education) - as % of male inhabitants of the corresponding age group
      • Participants in early education (aged between 4-years-old and the starting age of compulsory education) - as % of inhabitants of the corresponding age group
    • Geopolitical entity (reporting)
      • Austria
      • Belgium
      • Bulgaria
      • Croatia
      • Cyprus
      • Czech Republic
      • Denmark
      • Estonia
      • European Union (27 countries)
      • European Union (28 countries)
      • Finland
      • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the
      • France
      • Germany (until 1990 former territory of the FRG)
      • Greece
      • Hungary
      • Iceland
      • Ireland
      • Italy
      • Japan
      • Latvia
      • Liechtenstein
      • Lithuania
      • Luxembourg
      • Malta
      • Netherlands
      • Norway
      • Poland
      • Portugal
      • Romania
      • Slovakia
      • Slovenia
      • Spain
      • Sweden
      • Switzerland
      • Turkey
      • United Kingdom
      • United States