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Education > Labor force with primary education > % of total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Labor force with primary education (% of total). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Aruba 80.7% 1994
2 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 70.2% 1991
3 Uganda 69.6% 1994
4 Dominica 67.9% 1997
5 Sri Lanka 67.1% 2008
6 Turkey 61.4% 2012
7 Albania 60.1% 2002
8 Japan 58.6% 2008
9 Portugal 58.3% 2012
10 Namibia 57.3% 2012
11 Madagascar 56% 2005
12 Botswana 55.9% 2006
13 Syria 54.7% 2007
14 Iran 54.3% 2008
15 Rwanda 53.8% 1996
16 Nepal 53.7% 1995
17 Indonesia 53.5% 2008
18 Algeria 52.9% 2011
19 Paraguay 52.6% 2011
20 Honduras 50.6% 2011
21 Jordan 48.2% 2012
22 Malta 48.1% 2012
23 Guatemala 47.6% 2011
=24 Mauritius 47.1% 2007
=24 Macau 47.1% 2008
26 Lebanon 46.4% 2007
27 San Marino 44.3% 2008
28 Morocco 43.6% 2012
29 Belize 42.4% 2005
30 Spain 41.6% 2012
31 Guyana 41.5% 2010
32 South Africa 41.2% 2011
33 Venezuela 41.1% 2011
=34 Dominican Republic 39.2% 2011
=34 Thailand 39.2% 2012
=36 Ecuador 37.7% 2011
=36 Bolivia 37.7% 2009
=36 Nicaragua 37.7% 2010
39 Costa Rica 37.5% 2011
40 Brazil 37% 2011
41 Italy 35.4% 2012
42 Argentina 35% 2012
43 Oman 34.9% 2000
44 Saudi Arabia 34.7% 2009
45 Tunisia 33.1% 2011
46 Cuba 33% 2008
47 Iceland 32.9% 2012
48 New Caledonia 31.7% 2004
49 Philippines 31.1% 2008
50 Greece 29.7% 2012
51 United Arab Emirates 29.3% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 28.9% 2008
52 Kuwait 28.9% 2011
=53 Bahrain 28.5% 2010
=53 Colombia 28.5% 2011
55 Mongolia 28.4% 2011
56 Cambodia 28% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 27.86% 2012
57 East Timor 27.7% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 27.58% 2007
58 Guinea 27.5% 1998
59 Australia 27.3% 2008
60 Mexico 26.8% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 26.28% 2008
61 Hong Kong 25.5% 2012
=62 Netherlands 25.3% 2012
=62 Trinidad and Tobago 25.3% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 24.65% 2008
=64 El Salvador 24.6% 2011
=64 Republic of Macedonia 24.6% 2012
66 Panama 24.5% 2011
67 Chad 24.2% 1993
68 Kyrgyzstan 23.7% 2006
69 Peru 23.5% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 23.45% 2012
70 Denmark 23.2% 2012
71 Uruguay 23.1% 2011
72 South Korea 23% 2007
Europe average (profile) 22.83% 2009
73 France 22.8% 2012
=74 Romania 22.7% 2012
=74 French Polynesia 22.7% 2007
76 European Union 22.06% 2012
77 Chile 22% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 21.64% 2012
=78 Tajikistan 21.3% 2004
=78 Ghana 21.3% 1992
=80 Nigeria 20.9% 1995
=80 Belgium 20.9% 2012
82 Kosovo 20.8% 2012
=83 Ethiopia 20.7% 1999
=83 Singapore 20.7% 2012
85 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.4% 2012
European Union average (profile) 20.07% 2012
86 Luxembourg 19.7% 2012
87 Montenegro 19.5% 2012
88 Ireland 19.2% 2012
=89 Moldova 19.1% 2012
=89 Cyprus 19.1% 2012
=91 Norway 18.9% 2012
=91 Saint Lucia 18.9% 2005
93 Cayman Islands 18.5% 2008
94 New Zealand 17.9% 2008
95 United Kingdom 17.8% 2012
96 Sweden 17% 2012
97 Malaysia 16.8% 2012
=98 Yemen 16.1% 2010
=98 Switzerland 16.1% 2012
100 Austria 16% 2012
101 Antigua and Barbuda 15.8% 2002
102 Pakistan 15.6% 2008
103 Serbia 15.4% 2012
104 The Bahamas 14.9% 2011
105 Barbados 14.8% 2003
=106 Finland 14.6% 2012
=106 Croatia 14.6% 2012
108 India 14.4% 2010
109 Germany 14% 2012
110 Saint Kitts and Nevis 13.6% 2001
111 Canada 13.5% 2008
112 United States 13.4% 2001
113 Bulgaria 13.3% 2012
=114 Hungary 12.8% 2012
=114 Azerbaijan 12.8% 2012
116 Israel 12.7% 2008
117 Slovenia 11.6% 2012
=118 Niger 10.4% 2001
=118 Egypt 10.4% 2011
120 Latvia 10.2% 2012
121 Estonia 9.7% 2012
122 Bermuda 8.2% 2000
123 Georgia 8% 2010
124 Armenia 7.8% 2011
125 Poland 7.6% 2012
126 Kazakhstan 6% 2004
127 Slovakia 5.9% 2012
=128 Czech Republic 5.6% 2012
=128 Russia 5.6% 2008
130 Lithuania 5.2% 2012
131 Belarus 3.3% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Labor force with primary education > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Labor-force-with-primary-education/%-of-total

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