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Education > Elementary school graduate rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United Arab Emirates 100 2006
2 Sweden 99.93 2007
3 Spain 99.86 2005
4 Norway 99.84 2007
5 Croatia 99.81 2006
6 Finland 99.8 2007
7 Israel 99.63 2007
8 China 99.57 2007
9 Italy 99.56 2006
=10 Belarus 99.53 2006
=10 Kuwait 99.53 2006
12 Oman 99.5 2007
13 Tajikistan 99.48 2007
14 Jordan 99.15 2006
=15 Malta 99.02 2002
=15 Kazakhstan 99.02 2008
17 Hungary 98.95 2007
18 Czech Republic 98.91 2007
19 Slovenia 98.86 2002
20 Bahrain 98.71 2004
21 Uzbekistan 98.68 2007
22 Cyprus 98.45 2007
23 Azerbaijan 98.43 2008
24 Seychelles 98.42 2008
25 Brunei 98.37 2007
26 Serbia and Montenegro 98.36 2007
27 Kyrgyzstan 98.35 2007
=28 Netherlands 98.34 2002
=28 European Union 98.34 2005
30 Estonia 98.26 2007
31 Greece 98.24 2006
32 Sri Lanka 98.03 2007
33 Lithuania 98.02 2007
34 France 97.96 1999
35 Mauritius 97.95 2008
36 Austria 97.84 2007
37 Armenia 97.71 2006
38 Canada 97.66 1998
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 97.51 2007
39 Slovakia 97.41 2007
40 Antigua and Barbuda 97.36 2007
41 Poland 97.3 2006
42 Ukraine 97.28 2007
43 Qatar 96.75 2007
44 Syria 96.68 2007
45 Saudi Arabia 96.42 2007
46 Saint Lucia 96.02 2004
47 Samoa 95.88 2000
48 Trinidad and Tobago 95.83 2007
49 Latvia 95.7 2007
50 Germany 95.63 2007
51 Moldova 95.57 2007
52 Cuba 95.56 2008
53 United States 95.34 2006
54 Russia 95.2 2007
55 Georgia 95.1 2007
56 Argentina 94.91 2006
57 Mongolia 94.87 2007
58 Chile 94.86 2006
59 Fiji 94.59 2007
60 Costa Rica 94.3 2007
61 Turkey 94.23 2007
62 Tunisia 94.12 2007
63 Barbados 93.9 2007
64 Bulgaria 93.69 2007
65 Uruguay 93.67 2006
66 Romania 93.29 2007
67 Iceland 93.17 2006
68 Lebanon 93.13 2008
69 Sudan 93.09 2007
70 Algeria 92.95 2007
71 Malaysia 92.23 2006
72 Vietnam 92.12 2005
73 Denmark 92.06 2004
74 Mexico 91.51 2007
75 Tonga 90.9 2005
76 The Bahamas 90.86 2007
77 Dominica 90.75 2007
78 Belize 90.49 2007
79 Bhutan 90.08 2008
80 Cote d'Ivoire 89.54 2007
81 Colombia 87.81 2007
82 Djibouti 87.25 2007
83 Belgium 87.23 2007
84 Jamaica 87.21 2001
85 Cape Verde 87.13 2007
86 Botswana 86.84 2005
87 Bermuda 86.5 2005
88 Luxembourg 86.49 2007
89 Aruba 86.48 2007
90 Panama 85.21 2007
91 Kenya 83.58 2004
92 Peru 82.96 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 82.85 2006
93 Tanzania 82.8 2006
94 Grenada 82.62 2002
95 Mauritania 81.89 2008
96 Liechtenstein 81.83 2007
97 Kiribati 81.44 2003
98 Ecuador 81.35 2007
99 Venezuela 80.74 2007
100 Bolivia 80.2 2006
101 Indonesia 80.11 2007
102 Democratic Republic of the Congo 79.5 2007
103 Mali 79.1 2008
104 Paraguay 79.09 2006
105 Zambia 78.56 2007
106 Netherlands Antilles 78.43 2001
107 Cayman Islands 78.13 2004
108 South Africa 76.98 2003
109 Namibia 76.56 2005
110 Honduras 76.19 2007
111 Morocco 76.17 2007
112 El Salvador 75.7 2007
113 Brazil 75.63 2004
114 Nigeria 74.88 2003
115 Sao Tome and Principe 73.92 2007
116 Burma 73.91 2007
117 Swaziland 73.7 2006
118 Vanuatu 73.42 2006
119 Eritrea 73.28 2007
120 Philippines 73.24 2006
121 Comoros 71.69 2004
122 Burkina Faso 71.13 2008
123 The Gambia 70.32 2007
124 Congo, Republic of the 70.19 2007
125 Iraq 70.14 2004
126 Pakistan 69.68 2004
127 Dominican Republic 68.77 2007
128 Saint Kitts and Nevis 68.03 2007
129 Suriname 67.68 2006
130 Niger 66.79 2008
131 Laos 66.78 2007
132 India 65.79 2005
133 Guatemala 64.72 2007
134 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 64.07 2000
135 Benin 63.06 2003
136 Tuvalu 62.65 2001
137 Zimbabwe 62.07 2002
138 Nepal 61.57 2007
139 Ghana 59.99 2002
140 Guyana 58.85 2001
141 Senegal 58.42 2007
142 Cameroon 56.71 2007
143 Gabon 55.53 2002
144 Guinea 54.91 2007
145 Bangladesh 54.81 2005
146 Cambodia 54.44 2007
147 Burundi 53.68 2007
148 Nicaragua 48.39 2007
149 Lesotho 45.76 2006
150 Central African Republic 45.64 2008
151 Turks and Caicos Islands 44.84 2002
152 Togo 44.52 2006
153 Mozambique 43.69 2007
154 Madagascar 42.49 2007
155 Ethiopia 40.31 2007
156 Malawi 35.66 2006
157 Equatorial Guinea 32.61 2001
158 Uganda 32.37 2006
159 Rwanda 30.9 2003
160 Chad 29.8 2005

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COUNTRIES COVERED
Female 152
Male 152

Interesting observations about Education > Elementary school graduate rate

  • 5 of the top 6 countries by elementary school graduate rate are European.
  • 5 of the top 6 countries by elementary school graduate rate are Christian.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by elementary school graduate rate are Tourist destination.
  • 69 of the bottom 92 countries by elementary school graduate rate are Hot countries.
  • All of the bottom 9 countries by elementary school graduate rate are Sub-Saharan African.
  • 10 of the top 19 countries by elementary school graduate rate are Cold countries'.
  • United Arab Emirates ranked first for elementary school graduate rate amongst Muslim countries in 2006.
  • Syria ranked first for elementary school graduate rate amongst Former French colonies in 2007.
  • All of the bottom 3 countries by elementary school graduate rate are Landlocked.
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