Share of Labor Force with Basic Education

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

  1. Iceland increased 0.7points of Share of Labor Force with Basic Education in 2018, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 Malaysia Share of Labor Force with Basic Education grew 0.2points year on year to 69.71 Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education.
  3. In 2018 Iceland was number 4 in Share of Labor Force with Basic Education.
  4. In 2015 Madagascar was number 1 in Share of Labor Force with Basic Education close to 89.78 Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education, moving from 82 in 2014.

Top Countries in Share of Labor Force with Basic Education

# 99 Countries Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Madagascar
89.78 % 2015 NA -1.4 % View data
2 #2
Vietnam
78.21 % 2018 +0.4 % -0.3 % View data
3 #3
Cameroon
75.24 % 2014 NA NA View data
4 #4
Iceland
72.06 % 2018 +0.7 % -0.0 % View data
5 #5
Ghana
70.13 % 2015 NA NA View data
6 #6
Thailand
69.78 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.6 % View data
7 #7
Malaysia
69.71 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
8 #8
Ethiopia
69.47 % 2013 NA NA View data
9 #9
Tanzania
68.00 % 2014 -13.9 % NA View data
10 #10
Myanmar
66.68 % 2017 NA NA View data
11 #11
Paraguay
65.01 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.2 % View data
12 #12
Timor-Leste
64.09 % 2016 NA NA View data
13 #13
Uruguay
63.63 % 2018 +0.7 % -0.3 % View data
14 #14
Philippines
63.16 % 2018 -0.1 % NA View data
15 #15
Nicaragua
62.60 % 2014 NA NA View data
16 #16
Honduras
62.56 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.8 % View data
17 #17
Bolivia
62.22 % 2018 -0.7 % +0.1 % View data
18 #18
Ecuador
62.07 % 2018 -2.5 % +1.5 % View data
19 #19
Indonesia
61.44 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.3 % View data
20 #20
Bangladesh
61.44 % 2017 +6.8 % NA View data
21 #21
Guatemala
61.37 % 2018 -0.4 % +0.9 % View data
22 #22
Colombia
61.12 % 2018 -1.9 % -0.7 % View data
23 #23
El Salvador
59.13 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.4 % View data
24 #24
Namibia
59.07 % 2018 -0.0 % -1.2 % View data
25 #25
Costa Rica
58.77 % 2018 +5.0 % -0.3 % View data
26 #26
United Kingdom
58.56 % 2018 -1.3 % +0.7 % View data
27 #27
Albania
58.25 % 2018 +1.1 % +4.6 % View data
28 #28
Cayman Islands
57.79 % 2018 -0.8 % NA View data
29 #29
Dominican Republic
57.04 % 2018 -0.8 % +1.0 % View data
30 #30
Mexico
56.91 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.5 % View data
31 #31
Panama
54.13 % 2018 +0.3 % -0.5 % View data
32 #32
Sri Lanka
54.05 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.2 % View data
33 #33
Mauritius
53.93 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.9 % View data
34 #34
Peru
53.15 % 2018 -0.3 % -1.7 % View data
35 #35
Brunei
52.84 % 2017 NA -3.6 % View data
36 #36
Rwanda
52.70 % 2017 NA -11.2 % View data
37 #37
Pakistan
52.02 % 2018 NA -0.3 % View data
38 #38
Fiji
52.00 % 2016 NA -3.0 % View data
39 #39
Ivory Coast
51.81 % 2016 NA -5.7 % View data
40 #40
Switzerland
50.82 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
41 #41
Turkey
50.75 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.6 % View data
42 #42
Uganda
50.42 % 2017 NA -5.6 % View data
43 #43
Norway
50.06 % 2018 -0.3 % -1.7 % View data
44 #44
Portugal
50.03 % 2018 -1.9 % -2.1 % View data
45 #45
Spain
49.59 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.1 % View data
46 #46
Argentina
48.49 % 2017 NA -0.9 % View data
47 #47
Saudi Arabia
48.43 % 2016 NA NA View data
48 #48
Mongolia
48.37 % 2018 -1.2 % -1.8 % View data
49 #49
Brazil
47.88 % 2018 -1.4 % -4.5 % View data
50 #50
Sweden
47.81 % 2018 -0.8 % +0.6 % View data
51 #51
Chile
47.63 % 2018 -1.5 % -0.7 % View data
52 #52
South Africa
47.45 % 2018 -0.3 % +1.1 % View data
53 #53
Mali
47.14 % 2016 -15.6 % NA View data
54 #54
Hong Kong
45.95 % 2018 -0.6 % -1.1 % View data
55 #55
Estonia
44.66 % 2018 +0.4 % +4.0 % View data
56 #56
Australia
44.43 % 2013 -23.2 % -6.5 % View data
57 #57
Netherlands
43.86 % 2018 -0.3 % -1.3 % View data
58 #58
Denmark
43.79 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
59 #59
Canada
43.53 % 2018 -1.8 % -1.2 % View data
60 #60
West Bank and Gaza
43.33 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.1 % View data
61 #61
Senegal
43.31 % 2015 NA -3.3 % View data
62 #62
Trinidad and Tobago
42.35 % 2018 -1.1 % -1.9 % View data
63 #63
Laos
42.27 % 2017 NA NA View data
64 #64
United States
41.99 % 2018 +1.4 % +0.6 % View data
65 #65
Malta
41.84 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
66 #66
Latvia
38.68 % 2018 +1.0 % +1.6 % View data
67 #67
Germany
38.50 % 2018 -1.0 % -1.1 % View data
68 #68
Moldova
37.43 % 2018 +5.3 % +2.4 % View data
69 #69
Yemen
37.27 % 2014 NA +6.2 % View data
70 #70
Austria
36.89 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.0 % View data
71 #71
Luxembourg
36.72 % 2018 +1.0 % -0.6 % View data
72 #72
Armenia
36.34 % 2018 +5.2 % +3.2 % View data
73 #73
Cyprus
35.89 % 2018 -0.1 % -2.5 % View data
74 #74
Italy
34.14 % 2018 -1.1 % -0.3 % View data
75 #75
Serbia
33.01 % 2018 -0.8 % -6.0 % View data
76 #76
Greece
32.51 % 2018 -1.0 % -2.3 % View data
77 #77
Macedonia
32.21 % 2018 -0.6 % -2.3 % View data
78 #78
Romania
31.19 % 2018 -2.3 % -2.0 % View data
79 #79
Ireland
30.97 % 2018 -2.5 % -2.8 % View data
80 #80
Seychelles
30.02 % 2017 -6.2 % -8.2 % View data
81 #81
France
29.63 % 2018 -2.1 % -2.3 % View data
82 #82
Belgium
28.20 % 2018 -0.8 % -2.0 % View data
83 #83
Hungary
27.67 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.0 % View data
84 #84
Finland
26.59 % 2018 -3.7 % -1.6 % View data
85 #85
Slovenia
26.46 % 2018 -3.2 % -2.0 % View data
86 #86
Bulgaria
26.12 % 2018 -1.5 % +0.9 % View data
87 #87
Egypt
25.75 % 2018 +2.5 % -1.3 % View data
88 #88
Montenegro
25.08 % 2018 +0.6 % +8.4 % View data
89 #89
Kosovo
23.91 % 2018 +2.8 % NA View data
90 #90
Russia
23.18 % 2018 +8.8 % -4.3 % View data
91 #91
Slovakia
21.66 % 2018 -0.7 % +2.9 % View data
92 #92
Czech Republic
21.17 % 2018 -0.7 % +0.1 % View data
93 #93
Tunisia
20.29 % 2013 -6.3 % -3.4 % View data
94 #94
Israel
20.20 % 2013 +0.7 % +4.0 % View data
95 #95
Ukraine
19.87 % 2016 -3.5 % NA View data
96 #96
Kyrgyzstan
19.71 % 2013 +3.0 % NA View data
97 #97
Croatia
18.56 % 2018 -0.9 % -4.7 % View data
98 #98
Poland
17.16 % 2018 -2.6 % -2.6 % View data
99 #99
Lithuania
15.68 % 2018 -2.4 % +1.4 % View data

Source: World Bank

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