Pre-primary education and child care 2017/2018

In Montenegro there are 43 pre-primary institutions of which 21 institutions are public and 22 are private, with the network of 147 child care units, within which there were organised 687 child care groups.

The total number of children enrolled in pre-primary institutions in school year 2017/2018 is 20 769. Of the total number of children, there are 45.1% (9 364) of enrolled girls and 54.9% (11 405) of boys. The share of enrolled children is more for 9.6% in comparison with the previous school year. Of the total number of children, children enrolled in public institutions account for 95.3%.

The average number of children per educational group in public pre-primary institution is 32, and in private is the 15.

Of the total number of employees in pre-primary institutions, child-care workers account for 51%.