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Education > Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Kiribati 128.69% 2005
2 Maldives 127.32% 2005
3 Marshall Islands 125.04% 2003
4 Palau 115.41% 2005
5 Ukraine 114.2% 2005
6 Kazakhstan 114.08% 2005
7 Syria 110.68% 2005
8 Hong Kong 109.56% 2005
9 Dominica 109.39% 2005
10 Spain 109.28% 2004
11 Iceland 108.81% 2003
12 Brazil 108.23% 2004
13 Saint Kitts and Nevis 107.4% 2005
14 Brunei 106.88% 2005
15 Tonga 106.86% 2002
16 Seychelles 106.5% 2004
17 Israel 104.6% 2004
18 Portugal 104.43% 2004
19 South Korea 104.1% 2005
20 Fiji 104.07% 2005
21 Sweden 103.94% 1997
22 Czech Republic 103.8% 2004
23 Belize 102.74% 2005
24 Andorra 102.66% 2004
25 Slovenia 102.41% 2003
26 Barbados 102.36% 2005
27 Greece 102.3% 2004
28 Tajikistan 102.14% 2005
29 Japan 101.92% 1995
30 Cayman Islands 101.86% 2005
31 The Bahamas 101.62% 2005
32 Estonia 101.47% 2004
33 Indonesia 101.46% 2004
34 Norway 101.4% 2004
35 Bahrain 101.36% 2005
36 Italy 101.35% 2004
37 Ireland 101% 2004
38 Netherlands Antilles 100.9% 2003
39 Bolivia 100.88% 2004
40 Ecuador 100.56% 2004
=41 Argentina 100.49% 2004
=41 Kuwait 100.49% 2005
43 Malta 100.3% 2004
44 Poland 100.27% 2004
45 Netherlands 99.9% 2003
46 Belarus 99.73% 2005
47 Finland 99.57% 2004
48 Peru 99.54% 2004
49 Slovakia 99.43% 2004
50 Denmark 99.41% 2004
51 Mexico 98.85% 2004
52 France 98.73% 2000
53 Trinidad and Tobago 98.69% 2005
54 South Africa 98.66% 2004
55 Bulgaria 98.24% 2004
56 Austria 98.18% 1999
57 Qatar 98.01% 2005
58 Liechtenstein 97.92% 2004
59 Lithuania 97.89% 2004
60 China 97.7% 2004
61 Colombia 97.62% 2005
62 Mauritius 97.49% 2005
63 Kyrgyzstan 97.47% 2005
64 Albania 97.33% 2004
65 Tunisia 97.12% 2004
=66 Bermuda 96.94% 2005
=66 Switzerland 96.94% 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 96.71% 2004
68 Uzbekistan 96.7% 2004
=69 Jordan 96.69% 2004
=69 Mongolia 96.69% 2005
71 Panama 96.65% 2005
72 Philippines 96.55% 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 96.53% 2004
73 Serbia and Montenegro 96.37% 2001
74 Macau 96.34% 2005
75 Samoa 96.13% 2004
76 Guyana 95.96% 2003
77 Germany 95.81% 2004
78 Algeria 95.8% 2005
79 Iran 95.72% 2005
80 Saint Lucia 95.52% 2005
81 Hungary 95.42% 2004
82 Chile 95.38% 2004
83 Kenya 95.05% 2005
84 Egypt 94.62% 2004
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 94.37% 2003
85 Malaysia 94.19% 2004
86 Azerbaijan 94.11% 2005
=87 Cuba 93.77% 2005
=87 Russia 93.77% 2004
89 Vietnam 93.52% 2005
90 Oman 93.3% 2005
91 Romania 93.28% 2004
92 New Zealand 92.91% 1997
93 Aruba 92.79% 2005
94 Grenada 92.51% 2005
=95 Cambodia 92.31% 2005
=95 Latvia 92.31% 2004
97 Moldova 92.11% 2005
98 Botswana 92.04% 2005
99 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 92% 2005
100 Costa Rica 91.99% 2005
101 Sri Lanka 91.86% 1998
102 Dominican Republic 91.84% 2005
103 Venezuela 91.6% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 91.59% 2004
104 Uruguay 90.98% 2003
105 Croatia 90.73% 2004
106 Armenia 90.69% 2005
107 Paraguay 90.54% 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 90.03% 2004
108 Lebanon 89.75% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 88.82% 2005
109 India 88.53% 2004
110 Turkey 87.77% 2004
111 Cyprus 87.55% 2004
112 Vanuatu 87.26% 2005
113 Suriname 87.08% 2005
114 Georgia 86.7% 2005
115 El Salvador 86.56% 2005
116 Saudi Arabia 85.21% 2005
117 Jamaica 84.39% 2004
118 Thailand 81.97% 2003
119 Nigeria 81.81% 2005
120 Cape Verde 81.36% 2005
121 Morocco 80.26% 2005
122 Zimbabwe 80.24% 2003
123 Luxembourg 80.18% 2004
124 Honduras 79.4% 2004
Muslim countries average (profile) 79.34% 2004
125 Burma 78.95% 2005
126 Belgium 78.73% 1991
127 Zambia 77.53% 2005
128 Sao Tome and Principe 77.19% 2005
129 Bangladesh 76.6% 2004
130 United Arab Emirates 76.46% 2005
131 Nicaragua 76.3% 2005
132 Laos 75.88% 2005
133 Namibia 75.32% 2005
134 Nepal 74.71% 2005
135 Iraq 74.31% 2005
136 Guatemala 74.04% 2005
137 Ghana 72.05% 2005
138 Solomon Islands 68.8% 1995
139 Lesotho 66.87% 2005
140 Gabon 66.19% 2003
141 Togo 65.32% 2005
142 Benin 64.96% 2005
143 Swaziland 64.31% 2004
144 Pakistan 63.25% 2005
145 Cameroon 62.38% 2005
146 Yemen 62.28% 2004
147 Malawi 60.7% 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 58.09% 2003
148 Madagascar 57.75% 2005
149 Congo, Republic of the 57.47% 2005
150 Uganda 57.12% 2004
151 Ethiopia 54.99% 2005
152 Guinea 54.54% 2005
153 Equatorial Guinea 54.28% 2005
154 Tanzania 54.19% 2005
155 Papua New Guinea 53.88% 2003
156 The Gambia 53.73% 1999
157 Senegal 52.25% 2005
158 Eritrea 50.87% 2005
159 Comoros 50.51% 2005
160 Sudan 49.66% 2005
161 Mauritania 44.54% 2005
162 Cote d'Ivoire 42.91% 2001
163 Mozambique 42.02% 2005
164 Rwanda 38.95% 2005
165 Democratic Republic of the Congo 38.87% 2003
166 Mali 38.06% 2005
167 Burundi 35.74% 2005
168 Angola 34.74% 1991
169 Afghanistan 32.25% 2005
170 Djibouti 31.79% 2005
171 Chad 31.64% 2005
172 Burkina Faso 30.87% 2005
173 Niger 28.12% 2005
174 Haiti 27.37% 1991
175 Guinea-Bissau 26.93% 2001
176 Central African Republic 22.52% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Primary-completion-rate/Total/%-of-relevant-age-group

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