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Labor > Force with primary education > % of total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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 Nicaragua 84.9% 1995
2 Thailand 83.4% 1988
3 Aruba 80.7% 1994
4 Bolivia 73.9% 2000
5 Portugal 69.8% 2001
6 Uganda 69.6% 1994
7 Sri Lanka 67.5% 2000
8 Kenya 66.2% 1986
9 Mauritius 65.6% 1995
=10 Paraguay 63.5% 1995
=10 Honduras 63.5% 1989
12 Botswana 63.2% 1996
13 Venezuela 61.9% 1990
14 Saint Lucia 61.6% 1999
=15 Costa Rica 60.6% 2001
=15 Mexico 60.6% 2001
17 Macau 60.4% 2001
18 Turkey 60.1% 1988
19 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 59.7% 1991
20 Malaysia 58.8% 1988
21 San Marino 54.7% 1999
22 Rwanda 54% 1996
23 Bermuda 52.8% 1991
24 Spain 52% 2001
25 Qatar 50.8% 1997
26 Indonesia 50.6% 1998
27 Algeria 50.2% 1992
28 Georgia 49% 1999
29 Bahrain 48.4% 1991
30 Jordan 48.3% 1996
31 Italy 46.7% 2001
32 Kuwait 46.2% 1988
33 Panama 45.4% 2001
34 Morocco 45.2% 1996
35 Tunisia 44.2% 1997
36 United Arab Emirates 44% 1985
37 Hong Kong 43.5% 1990
38 Tanzania 43.2% 1991
39 Uruguay 42.9% 1990
=40 El Salvador 42% 1996
=40 Iceland 42% 2001
42 Greece 41.2% 2001
43 Syria 38.6% 1990
44 Dominican Republic 38.3% 2000
45 Trinidad and Tobago 37.5% 1998
46 Namibia 37.2% 1997
47 Australia 35.5% 2001
48 Oman 35.2% 1996
49 India 35% 1988
50 Luxembourg 34.2% 2001
51 The Bahamas 32.9% 1988
52 Romania 32.3% 2001
=53 Ecuador 31.7% 2001
=53 Belgium 31.7% 2000
55 Chile 31% 1994
=56 Netherlands 30.9% 2001
=56 Ireland 30.9% 2001
Eurozone average (profile) 30.01% 2001
58 Guinea 27.5% 1998
59 France 26.9% 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 26.8% 1997
NATO countries average (profile) 26.78% 2001
60 Cyprus 26.2% 2001
European Union average (profile) 26.02% 2001
High income OECD countries average (profile) 25.49% 2001
61 Finland 24.7% 2001
62 Colombia 24.1% 1998
63 Denmark 22.6% 2000
64 Puerto Rico 22% 1990
65 Bulgaria 21.7% 2001
66 Ghana 21.3% 1992
67 Slovenia 21% 2001
68 Nigeria 20.9% 1995
69 Ethiopia 20.6% 1999
70 Peru 20.4% 2001
71 Austria 20.3% 2001
72 Croatia 20.1% 2001
73 Pakistan 19.9% 1988
74 Singapore 19.8% 2001
75 Japan 19.7% 1997
76 Sweden 18.5% 2001
77 Hungary 18.2% 2001
78 Latvia 17.6% 2001
79 United Kingdom 17.5% 2001
80 Germany 17.3% 2001
81 Canada 17.2% 2001
82 United States 17.1% 1989
83 Brazil 16.9% 1999
84 Lithuania 16.6% 2001
85 Netherlands Antilles 16.1% 1995
86 Switzerland 15.5% 2001
87 Poland 15.3% 2001
88 Norway 14.7% 1998
89 Israel 14.4% 2001
90 South Korea 14.2% 2001
91 Russia 12.1% 1998
92 Estonia 11.5% 2001
93 Czech Republic 10.2% 2001
94 Slovakia 8.9% 2001
95 New Zealand 0.6% 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Force with primary education > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Force-with-primary-education/%-of-total

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