Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education

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

  1. Saint Kitts and Nevis Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education rose 1.9points in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2009 Denmark Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education jumped by 0.2points year on year reaching 99.77 Percent of Cohort.
  3. In 2018 Czech Republic was ranked number 5 in Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education.
  4. In 2015 Switzerland was ranked number 10 in Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education with 99.36 Percent of Cohort, jumping from 103 in 2014.

Top Countries in Persistence to Last Grade of Primary Education

# 121 Countries Percent of Cohort Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Saint Kitts and Nevis
103.46 % 2018 +1.9 % NA View data
2 #2
Finland
99.85 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
3 #3
Chile
99.77 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
4 #4
Denmark
99.77 % 2014 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
5 #5
Czech Republic
99.67 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
6 #6
South Korea
99.64 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
7 #7
Sweden
99.56 % 2013 -0.2 % +0.1 % View data
8 #8
Austria
99.54 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
9 #9
Uruguay
99.52 % 2015 +0.7 % NA View data
10 #10
Switzerland
99.36 % 2015 NA NA View data
11 #11
Norway
99.25 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
12 #12
Georgia
99.23 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
13 #13
Uzbekistan
99.22 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Italy
99.14 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
15 #15
Estonia
99.14 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
16 #16
Oman
99.13 % 2018 +0.3 % NA View data
17 #17
Tajikistan
99.09 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
18 #18
Kazakhstan
99.02 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.0 % View data
19 #19
West Bank and Gaza
98.97 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
20 #20
Slovakia
98.97 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
21 #21
Argentina
98.90 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
22 #22
Slovenia
98.75 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
23 #23
Spain
98.75 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
24 #24
Israel
98.70 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
25 #25
Sri Lanka
98.68 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
26 #26
Hong Kong
98.55 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Hungary
98.52 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
28 #28
Belarus
98.49 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
29 #29
Serbia
98.49 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
30 #30
Lithuania
98.29 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
31 #31
Bosnia and Herzegovina
98.25 % 2018 +0.4 % +2.6 % View data
32 #32
Mexico
98.19 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
33 #33
Montenegro
98.02 % 2016 +5.2 % +4.0 % View data
34 #34
Kyrgyzstan
98.01 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
35 #35
Poland
97.99 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
36 #36
Russia
97.89 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
37 #37
Malta
97.87 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
38 #38
Cyprus
97.61 % 2014 +7.5 % NA View data
39 #39
Indonesia
97.58 % 2016 NA +1.9 % View data
40 #40
Croatia
97.39 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
41 #41
Macedonia
97.35 % 2014 +1.0 % NA View data
42 #42
Mongolia
97.28 % 2016 -0.7 % NA View data
43 #43
Liechtenstein
97.28 % 2015 +0.6 % NA View data
44 #44
Seychelles
96.82 % 2015 NA +0.6 % View data
45 #45
Morocco
96.63 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.6 % View data
46 #46
Latvia
96.59 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.7 % View data
47 #47
Bahrain
96.57 % 2016 -2.0 % -0.3 % View data
48 #48
Malaysia
96.38 % 2016 NA NA View data
49 #49
Bolivia
96.32 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.3 % View data
50 #50
Qatar
96.19 % 2016 -2.3 % NA View data
51 #51
Iran
95.95 % 2016 -2.0 % -0.1 % View data
52 #52
Aruba
95.94 % 2013 NA +1.0 % View data
53 #53
Greece
95.85 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.9 % View data
54 #54
Costa Rica
95.74 % 2018 +0.6 % +1.2 % View data
55 #55
Cuba
95.61 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
56 #56
Ukraine
95.54 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.6 % View data
57 #57
Azerbaijan
95.39 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.4 % View data
58 #58
Mauritius
95.11 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.6 % View data
59 #59
Moldova
94.87 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
60 #60
Algeria
94.80 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
61 #61
Vietnam
94.71 % 2018 +0.1 % +1.1 % View data
62 #62
Belize
94.59 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.0 % View data
63 #63
Bulgaria
94.27 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.7 % View data
64 #64
Armenia
93.78 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.8 % View data
65 #65
Jamaica
93.38 % 2016 NA NA View data
66 #66
Tunisia
93.21 % 2014 -0.8 % -0.3 % View data
67 #67
Peru
93.09 % 2016 NA NA View data
68 #68
Kenya
93.00 % 2014 NA NA View data
69 #69
Sao Tome and Principe
92.69 % 2016 NA NA View data
70 #70
Colombia
92.61 % 2018 +0.8 % +2.1 % View data
71 #71
Saint Lucia
92.52 % 2016 NA +0.7 % View data
72 #72
Kuwait
92.27 % 2016 -4.0 % -0.4 % View data
73 #73
Thailand
92.21 % 2016 NA NA View data
74 #74
Albania
91.87 % 2018 -0.3 % -1.4 % View data
75 #75
Lebanon
91.44 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
76 #76
Ecuador
90.73 % 2016 NA -0.9 % View data
77 #77
Cabo Verde
90.51 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.0 % View data
78 #78
Turkey
87.99 % 2014 NA -2.4 % View data
79 #79
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
87.82 % 2016 -3.8 % NA View data
80 #80
India
87.74 % 2016 -2.7 % NA View data
81 #81
Samoa
86.81 % 2016 -6.9 % -0.7 % View data
82 #82
Panama
85.96 % 2013 -7.8 % -0.2 % View data
83 #83
Djibouti
84.40 % 2013 +11.3 % NA View data
84 #84
Laos
83.41 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.4 % View data
85 #85
Honduras
83.40 % 2018 +0.6 % +2.0 % View data
86 #86
Luxembourg
82.93 % 2013 -2.2 % NA View data
87 #87
Timor-Leste
82.54 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.3 % View data
88 #88
Pakistan
82.13 % 2018 +1.7 % +0.6 % View data
89 #89
Venezuela
82.02 % 2018 -0.8 % -2.0 % View data
90 #90
Ghana
81.59 % 2017 -4.0 % +0.7 % View data
91 #91
Dominican Republic
80.41 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
92 #92
Dominica
79.90 % 2018 -0.5 % -1.2 % View data
93 #93
Guatemala
79.80 % 2018 +1.2 % +2.1 % View data
94 #94
Eswatini
79.74 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
95 #95
Gambia
78.51 % 2018 +1.0 % +0.3 % View data
96 #96
Nepal
77.37 % 2018 +2.0 % +5.1 % View data
97 #97
Cambodia
76.25 % 2016 +3.8 % +3.0 % View data
98 #98
El Salvador
75.42 % 2018 -0.2 % -1.8 % View data
99 #99
Ivory Coast
74.74 % 2018 -0.7 % +0.2 % View data
100 #100
Saudi Arabia
74.18 % 2015 NA NA View data
101 #101
Suriname
74.00 % 2018 -1.0 % -3.0 % View data
102 #102
Eritrea
71.78 % 2018 -0.8 % NA View data
103 #103
Mauritania
71.16 % 2016 NA NA View data
104 #104
Comoros
70.90 % 2013 NA NA View data
105 #105
Lesotho
70.26 % 2018 +1.0 % +0.8 % View data
106 #106
Andorra
69.27 % 2016 NA -0.7 % View data
107 #107
Burkina Faso
66.46 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.9 % View data
108 #108
Guinea
65.89 % 2013 NA +1.0 % View data
109 #109
Niger
64.40 % 2013 +6.8 % -0.7 % View data
110 #110
Senegal
62.16 % 2018 +0.2 % -1.1 % View data
111 #111
Rwanda
59.84 % 2018 +2.9 % +11.6 % View data
112 #112
Malawi
54.07 % 2013 -13.3 % +5.2 % View data
113 #113
Togo
51.72 % 2018 -1.3 % -0.4 % View data
114 #114
Benin
48.77 % 2018 -0.9 % -1.8 % View data
115 #115
Sierra Leone
47.03 % 2016 -8.0 % NA View data
116 #116
Burundi
41.34 % 2018 -2.4 % -4.7 % View data
117 #117
Cameroon
41.21 % 2016 -27.8 % -10.0 % View data
118 #118
Democratic Republic of the Congo
38.88 % 2018 -4.8 % NA View data
119 #119
Ethiopia
38.25 % 2014 NA +0.8 % View data
120 #120
Madagascar
35.80 % 2018 -1.1 % -2.2 % View data
121 #121
Mozambique
29.89 % 2018 -1.8 % -0.6 % View data

Source: World Bank

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