Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education

This key economic indicator for the Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. Denmark rose 0.3points of Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education in 2014, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2011 Turkey Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education was up 2.1points year on year reaching 99.92 Percent of Cohort.
  3. In 2019 Spain was number 2 in Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education.
  4. In 2016 Turkey was number 3 in Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education with 99.92 Percent of Cohort, compared to 106 in 2015.

Top Countries in Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education

# 131 Countries Percent of Cohort Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Japan
99.98 % 2016 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Spain
99.95 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
3 #3
Turkey
99.92 % 2016 NA +2.1 % View data
4 #4
Finland
99.89 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
5 #5
Chile
99.87 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
6 #6
Denmark
99.77 % 2014 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
7 #7
United Kingdom
99.75 % 2016 +2.2 % NA View data
8 #8
Estonia
99.72 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
9 #9
South Korea
99.68 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
10 #10
Czech Republic
99.66 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
11 #11
Italy
99.63 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
12 #12
Cyprus
99.63 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
13 #13
Switzerland
99.59 % 2016 +0.2 % NA View data
14 #14
Austria
99.55 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Oman
99.43 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
16 #16
Georgia
99.40 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.6 % View data
17 #17
Uzbekistan
99.35 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
18 #18
Serbia
99.29 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
19 #19
Norway
99.26 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
20 #20
Slovenia
99.26 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
21 #21
Ecuador
99.21 % 2019 +1.3 % +3.9 % View data
22 #22
Kazakhstan
99.18 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
23 #23
Tajikistan
99.15 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
24 #24
Singapore
99.14 % 2016 NA NA View data
25 #25
Palestine
99.14 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
26 #26
Montenegro
99.10 % 2017 +1.1 % NA View data
27 #27
Slovakia
99.10 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Greece
99.05 % 2019 +0.5 % NA View data
29 #29
Sri Lanka
98.75 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
30 #30
Mexico
98.70 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
31 #31
Israel
98.67 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
32 #32
Lithuania
98.56 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
33 #33
Belarus
98.55 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
34 #34
Thailand
98.50 % 2017 +6.7 % NA View data
35 #35
Ukraine
98.34 % 2019 +0.3 % +7.6 % View data
36 #36
Kyrgyzstan
98.31 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
37 #37
Indonesia
98.23 % 2017 +0.7 % +3.7 % View data
38 #38
Liechtenstein
98.12 % 2016 +0.9 % +5.5 % View data
39 #39
Russia
97.97 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.3 % View data
40 #40
Mongolia
97.77 % 2017 +0.5 % NA View data
41 #41
Hungary
97.65 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
42 #42
Macedonia
97.35 % 2014 +1.0 % NA View data
43 #43
Bahrain
97.24 % 2017 +0.7 % NA View data
44 #44
Egypt
97.02 % 2017 +0.6 % NA View data
45 #45
Bolivia
96.78 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.1 % View data
46 #46
Jamaica
96.75 % 2017 +3.6 % +2.4 % View data
47 #47
Latvia
96.72 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
48 #48
Croatia
96.70 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
49 #49
Malaysia
96.38 % 2016 NA NA View data
50 #50
Seychelles
96.29 % 2017 NA NA View data
51 #51
Algeria
96.28 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
52 #52
Cuba
96.25 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
53 #53
Qatar
96.19 % 2016 -2.3 % NA View data
54 #54
Argentina
96.10 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
55 #55
Vietnam
95.96 % 2014 NA NA View data
56 #56
Iran
95.95 % 2016 -2.0 % -0.1 % View data
57 #57
Belize
95.95 % 2019 +0.3 % -0.6 % View data
58 #58
Jordan
95.90 % 2017 NA NA View data
59 #59
Mauritius
95.74 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
60 #60
Morocco
95.55 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.5 % View data
61 #61
Brunei
95.41 % 2017 +2.4 % NA View data
62 #62
Bosnia and Herzegovina
95.40 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.3 % View data
63 #63
Saint Kitts and Nevis
95.39 % 2014 NA +5.3 % View data
64 #64
Costa Rica
95.11 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.3 % View data
65 #65
Moldova
94.37 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
66 #66
Malta
94.36 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.5 % View data
67 #67
Bulgaria
94.27 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.4 % View data
68 #68
Poland
94.26 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.8 % View data
69 #69
Azerbaijan
94.21 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.7 % View data
70 #70
Armenia
94.05 % 2019 -0.1 % -1.1 % View data
71 #71
Tunisia
93.99 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
72 #72
Colombia
93.64 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.2 % View data
73 #73
Maldives
93.33 % 2016 +3.3 % +2.4 % View data
74 #74
Peru
93.09 % 2016 NA +4.7 % View data
75 #75
Kenya
93.00 % 2014 NA NA View data
76 #76
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
92.91 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.7 % View data
77 #77
Philippines
92.86 % 2016 +6.1 % NA View data
78 #78
Kuwait
92.77 % 2017 +0.5 % -0.6 % View data
79 #79
Sao Tome and Principe
92.69 % 2016 NA NA View data
80 #80
Saint Lucia
91.98 % 2017 -0.6 % NA View data
81 #81
India
91.93 % 2019 +0.7 % -0.3 % View data
82 #82
Tanzania
91.93 % 2017 NA +7.4 % View data
83 #83
Albania
91.79 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.8 % View data
84 #84
Fiji
91.22 % 2015 NA NA View data
85 #85
Uruguay
90.87 % 2019 -0.4 % -1.7 % View data
86 #86
Cape Verde
90.68 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
87 #87
Bhutan
88.72 % 2016 NA -1.3 % View data
88 #88
Lebanon
86.61 % 2019 -0.4 % NA View data
89 #89
Guatemala
85.86 % 2019 +1.6 % +2.8 % View data
90 #90
Samoa
85.61 % 2017 -1.4 % NA View data
91 #91
Laos
84.53 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.4 % View data
92 #92
East Timor
84.06 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
93 #93
Swaziland
84.06 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.2 % View data
94 #94
Honduras
83.92 % 2019 +0.6 % NA View data
95 #95
Cambodia
83.50 % 2017 +9.5 % +5.4 % View data
96 #96
Luxembourg
82.97 % 2016 NA NA View data
97 #97
Suriname
81.87 % 2019 -0.0 % -2.2 % View data
98 #98
El Salvador
81.80 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.9 % View data
99 #99
Ghana
81.59 % 2017 -4.0 % +0.7 % View data
100 #100
Venezuela
81.36 % 2019 -0.8 % -2.0 % View data
101 #101
Eritrea
79.98 % 2017 NA +0.6 % View data
102 #102
Dominican Republic
79.87 % 2019 +0.1 % NA View data
103 #103
South Africa
79.70 % 2015 NA NA View data
104 #104
Dominica
79.50 % 2014 -6.5 % -2.0 % View data
105 #105
Gambia
79.26 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.4 % View data
106 #106
Nepal
78.87 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.4 % View data
107 #107
Sudan
77.27 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
108 #108
Myanmar
75.36 % 2016 NA NA View data
109 #109
Ivory Coast
74.25 % 2019 -0.7 % -2.1 % View data
110 #110
Saudi Arabia
74.18 % 2015 NA NA View data
111 #111
Pakistan
73.36 % 2019 +0.8 % NA View data
112 #112
Lesotho
70.94 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.8 % View data
113 #113
Andorra
69.27 % 2016 NA -0.7 % View data
114 #114
Burkina Faso
68.42 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.7 % View data
115 #115
Mauritania
64.89 % 2016 NA NA View data
116 #116
Senegal
60.82 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.9 % View data
117 #117
Solomon Islands
60.20 % 2019 -1.9 % -3.7 % View data
118 #118
Rwanda
59.06 % 2019 +2.5 % +5.7 % View data
119 #119
Togo
54.15 % 2014 +2.5 % -1.8 % View data
120 #120
Tuvalu
51.75 % 2015 -43.1 % NA View data
121 #121
Benin
48.32 % 2019 -0.9 % -3.3 % View data
122 #122
Liberia
46.46 % 2016 NA NA View data
123 #123
Democratic Republic of the Congo
45.26 % 2014 NA -3.8 % View data
124 #124
Burundi
41.56 % 2019 -2.1 % -1.4 % View data
125 #125
Mozambique
38.92 % 2017 NA +4.3 % View data
126 #126
Ethiopia
38.25 % 2014 NA +0.8 % View data
127 #127
Cameroon
38.02 % 2017 -7.7 % NA View data
128 #128
Uganda
35.50 % 2016 NA -0.9 % View data
129 #129
Madagascar
35.40 % 2019 -1.1 % -3.6 % View data
130 #130
Chad
28.56 % 2015 NA -10.4 % View data
131 #131
Sierra Leone
24.16 % 2017 -48.6 % -12.7 % View data

Source: World Bank

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