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Education > High school enrolment rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 San Marino 100 1996
=1 Russia 100 2007
=1 Japan 100 1995
4 Finland 99.99 2007
5 Norway 99.95 2007
=6 Uzbekistan 99.94 2007
=6 Belarus 99.94 2006
=8 Cyprus 99.91 2007
=8 Sweden 99.91 2007
10 Fiji 99.9 2007
11 Australia 99.86 2002
=12 New Zealand 99.83 1994
=12 Iceland 99.83 2007
14 East Timor 99.81 2007
15 Kazakhstan 99.8 2008
16 The Bahamas 99.79 2007
17 Kyrgyzstan 99.77 2007
18 Albania 99.75 2003
19 Italy 99.72 2006
20 Austria 99.71 2007
21 Ukraine 99.58 2007
22 Croatia 99.55 2006
=23 Georgia 99.44 2007
=23 Brunei 99.44 2007
25 Switzerland 99.42 2007
26 Slovenia 99.38 2002
27 Belgium 99.33 2007
28 Serbia and Montenegro 99.28 2007
29 Armenia 99.21 2007
30 Nicaragua 99.15 1999
31 Hungary 99.12 2007
32 Barbados 99.08 2007
33 Azerbaijan 98.94 2008
=34 France 98.87 2000
=34 Malaysia 98.87 2006
=34 European Union 98.87 2000
37 Germany 98.86 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 98.85 2007
38 Ireland 98.78 2004
39 Czech Republic 98.75 2007
=40 Jordan 98.73 2007
=40 Lithuania 98.73 2007
42 Qatar 98.68 2006
43 Jamaica 98.63 2004
44 Liechtenstein 98.55 2007
45 Panama 98.52 2007
46 Cuba 98.5 2008
47 Colombia 98.49 2007
=48 Moldova 98.38 2007
=48 United Arab Emirates 98.38 2006
50 Tajikistan 98.36 2007
51 Botswana 98.32 2005
52 Seychelles 98.25 2008
53 Spain 98.15 1994
54 Estonia 98.14 2007
55 Netherlands 98.12 2003
56 Sri Lanka 97.84 2007
57 Ghana 97.81 2007
58 Bhutan 97.65 2008
59 Philippines 97.51 2006
60 Slovakia 97.45 2007
61 Cayman Islands 97.44 2007
62 Bangladesh 97.38 2005
63 Aruba 97.37 2006
64 Romania 97.31 2007
65 Greece 97.25 2006
=66 Costa Rica 97.18 2007
=66 Saint Lucia 97.18 2007
68 Kuwait 97.08 2007
69 Oman 97 2007
70 Mongolia 96.97 2007
71 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 96.77 2008
72 Denmark 96.76 2006
73 Chile 96.74 2004
=74 Bahrain 96.29 2005
=74 Samoa 96.29 2003
76 Syria 95.49 2007
77 Dominica 95.37 2007
78 Venezuela 95.3 2007
79 Bermuda 95.27 2005
80 China 95.14 2007
81 Turkey 94.86 2004
82 Bulgaria 94.81 2007
83 Argentina 94.35 2006
84 Saudi Arabia 94.15 2007
85 Latvia 94 2007
86 Mexico 93.82 2007
87 Sudan 93.79 2007
88 Marshall Islands 93.67 2002
89 Malta 93.62 2004
90 South Africa 93.52 2006
91 Peru 93.38 2007
92 Guyana 93.17 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 92.92 2004
93 Vietnam 92.75 2005
94 Poland 91.87 2005
95 El Salvador 91.72 2007
96 Singapore 91.49 2007
97 Guatemala 91.48 2007
98 Algeria 91.16 2007
99 Grenada 90.7 1993
100 Saint Kitts and Nevis 90.43 2003
101 Trinidad and Tobago 90.38 2007
102 Belize 90.2 2007
103 Bolivia 90.04 2006
104 Dominican Republic 89.68 2008
105 Indonesia 89.65 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 89.52 2004
106 Swaziland 88.51 2005
107 Ethiopia 88.48 2007
108 Djibouti 87.94 2006
109 Turks and Caicos Islands 87.53 2004
110 Paraguay 87.48 2006
111 Maldives 87.12 2007
112 Thailand 86.74 2006
South Asia average (profile) 86.55 2005
113 Lebanon 86.47 2008
114 Cape Verde 85.69 2007
115 India 85.13 2006
116 The Gambia 83.63 2007
117 Eritrea 82.89 2007
118 Tunisia 82.39 2007
119 Brazil 81.93 2004
120 Nepal 81.36 2007
121 Democratic Republic of the Congo 79.78 2007
122 Cambodia 79.12 2007
123 Morocco 78.97 2007
124 Laos 78.78 2007
125 Vanuatu 78.72 2006
126 Namibia 77.68 2007
127 Uruguay 77.01 2006
128 Malawi 76.8 2007
129 Tonga 76.71 2005
130 Equatorial Guinea 73.27 1999
131 Burma 72.63 2006
132 Pakistan 72.56 2007
133 Benin 71.25 2005
134 Honduras 70.86 2005
135 Israel 70.53 2007
136 Mali 70.22 2008
137 Iraq 70.21 2004
138 Solomon Islands 69.8 2002
139 Zimbabwe 69.72 2002
140 Mauritius 69.3 2008
141 Tuvalu 69.29 2001
142 Lesotho 67.17 2006
143 Chad 64.22 2006
144 Ecuador 63.79 2007
145 Guinea-Bissau 63.37 1999
146 Comoros 63.18 2004
147 Congo, Republic of the 63.11 2007
148 Senegal 61.84 2007
149 Haiti 61.58 1997
150 Uganda 61.33 2007
151 Madagascar 59.6 2007
152 Mozambique 57.4 2007
153 Afghanistan 56.15 1993
154 Zambia 55.99 2007
155 Togo 53.15 2006
156 Suriname 52.84 2007
157 Sao Tome and Principe 49.96 2008
158 Gabon 49.27 1995
159 Burkina Faso 48.91 2008
160 Netherlands Antilles 48.29 1999
161 Cameroon 47.83 2007
162 Cote d'Ivoire 47.33 2007
163 Niger 47.31 2008
164 Tanzania 46.12 2005
165 Central African Republic 44.71 2008
166 Kiribati 34.5 1992
167 Mauritania 34.46 2008
168 Burundi 30.85 2006
169 Guinea 30.58 2007
170 Rwanda 11.96 1992

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STAT
COUNTRIES COVERED
Female 163
Male 163

Interesting observations about Education > High school enrolment rate

  • All of the top 2 countries by high school enrolment rate are European.
  • 22 of the top 32 countries by high school enrolment rate are Christian.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by high school enrolment rate are Densely populated.
  • 5 of the top 8 countries by high school enrolment rate are Cold countries'.
  • 59 of the bottom 79 countries by high school enrolment rate are Hot countries.
  • 17 of the bottom 21 countries by high school enrolment rate are Sub-Saharan African.
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