Preschool education

Legal basis
Legal basis for conducting statistical surveys in the area of pre-primary education statistics is Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12).


Purpose of survey
Statistics of pre-primary education collect, process, and publish data and capacity of pre-primary institutions; number of groups under the care; number of children total; gender, age; by duration of stay; and number of employees implementing pre-primary education and care programmes.
Pre-primary education composes a part of standard education system. Pre-primary education performs the education of children, taking care of children and provides assistance to parents in improving the life quality of family and children. Pre-primary education covers children up to primary school attendance.

Data sources and coverage

The data on preschool education from school year 2015/2016 are the result of statistical processing of MEIS (Ministry of Education Information System) database. The data refer to all preschool, education institutions in Montenegro (both private and public) obtained the work license from competent ministry. Preschool education is a part of uniform education system.

Up to school year 2015/2016, Statistical Office conducted a statistical survey that covered all preschool institutions which submitted statistical reports with the status on the beginning of school year.

Obligation to protect individual data
The data obtained from reporting units are only used for statistical purposes, and they are published at the aggregated level.

For more details on published data, methodology, and releases please see the sections below.

Data Methodology Releases Metadata Quality reports