Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force

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

  1. In 2019, Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force in Liberia rose 2.3points compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Liberia Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force rose 1.6points year on year to 91.25 Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education.
  3. In 2019 Cambodia was ranked number 4 in Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force.
  4. In 2015 Madagascar was number 2 in Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force at 89.78 Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education, moving from 93 in 2014.

Top Countries in Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force

# 112 Countries Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Liberia
91.25 % 2019 +2.3 % +1.6 % View data
2 #2
Madagascar
89.78 % 2015 NA -1.9 % View data
3 #3
United Arab Emirates
81.81 % 2018 +1.5 % NA View data
4 #4
Cambodia
81.06 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
5 #5
Kenya
79.06 % 2016 NA NA View data
6 #6
Vietnam
78.28 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.5 % View data
7 #7
Cameroon
75.24 % 2014 NA NA View data
8 #8
Iceland
70.85 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.5 % View data
9 #9
Malaysia
69.97 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
10 #10
Thailand
69.57 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.3 % View data
11 #11
Tanzania
68.00 % 2014 -13.9 % NA View data
12 #12
Bolivia
66.43 % 2019 -1.9 % +0.1 % View data
13 #13
Ivory Coast
66.35 % 2017 +28.1 % +0.3 % View data
14 #14
Myanmar
66.16 % 2018 -0.8 % +0.1 % View data
15 #15
Honduras
65.42 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.7 % View data
16 #16
Paraguay
64.98 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.7 % View data
17 #17
East Timor
64.09 % 2016 NA NA View data
18 #18
Philippines
63.08 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.5 % View data
19 #19
Uruguay
62.92 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.7 % View data
20 #20
Nicaragua
62.60 % 2014 NA NA View data
21 #21
Indonesia
62.29 % 2019 -0.8 % +0.1 % View data
22 #22
Colombia
62.15 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.3 % View data
23 #23
Bangladesh
61.44 % 2017 +6.8 % NA View data
24 #24
Ecuador
61.37 % 2019 -1.1 % +1.2 % View data
25 #25
Guatemala
61.35 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.2 % View data
26 #26
Ghana
60.90 % 2019 -1.8 % NA View data
27 #27
Cape Verde
60.33 % 2018 -8.1 % -4.1 % View data
28 #28
United Kingdom
59.87 % 2019 -1.1 % +1.0 % View data
29 #29
Costa Rica
59.40 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.0 % View data
30 #30
Albania
59.06 % 2019 +1.4 % +2.2 % View data
31 #31
Dominican Republic
58.96 % 2019 +0.2 % +1.4 % View data
32 #32
El Salvador
58.43 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.5 % View data
33 #33
Peru
57.71 % 2019 +8.6 % -4.6 % View data
34 #34
Mexico
57.55 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.1 % View data
35 #35
Cayman Islands
57.32 % 2019 -0.8 % -0.4 % View data
36 #36
Belize
56.74 % 2019 -0.6 % +0.0 % View data
37 #37
Brunei
55.46 % 2018 +5.0 % -1.6 % View data
38 #38
Panama
55.34 % 2019 -0.9 % +0.0 % View data
39 #39
Sri Lanka
54.10 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
40 #40
Malawi
53.72 % 2017 NA NA View data
41 #41
Mauritius
53.29 % 2019 -0.3 % -1.0 % View data
42 #42
Rwanda
53.17 % 2018 +0.9 % -8.3 % View data
43 #43
Pakistan
52.02 % 2018 NA -0.3 % View data
44 #44
Fiji
52.00 % 2016 NA -3.0 % View data
45 #45
Namibia
51.44 % 2019 +1.6 % -3.4 % View data
46 #46
Switzerland
51.36 % 2019 -0.3 % +0.2 % View data
47 #47
Turkey
51.23 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.8 % View data
48 #48
Tunisia
51.15 % 2019 -0.4 % NA View data
49 #49
Uganda
50.42 % 2017 NA -5.6 % View data
50 #50
Palau
50.12 % 2014 NA NA View data
51 #51
Togo
49.99 % 2017 NA NA View data
52 #52
Norway
49.32 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
53 #53
Portugal
49.20 % 2019 -1.5 % -1.6 % View data
54 #54
Sweden
48.91 % 2019 -0.7 % +0.7 % View data
55 #55
India
48.87 % 2018 NA NA View data
56 #56
Spain
48.67 % 2019 +0.9 % -1.0 % View data
57 #57
Mali
48.57 % 2019 -3.4 % +0.9 % View data
58 #58
Argentina
48.46 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.5 % View data
59 #59
Saudi Arabia
48.43 % 2016 NA NA View data
60 #60
Mongolia
48.21 % 2019 -1.0 % -0.7 % View data
61 #61
Chile
47.92 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.7 % View data
62 #62
South Korea
47.62 % 2018 -1.5 % -1.4 % View data
63 #63
South Africa
47.38 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.9 % View data
64 #64
Brazil
47.30 % 2019 -1.2 % -7.2 % View data
65 #65
Estonia
45.72 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.5 % View data
66 #66
Canada
43.79 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.8 % View data
67 #67
Malta
43.62 % 2019 -0.9 % +0.6 % View data
68 #68
Netherlands
43.56 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.9 % View data
69 #69
Senegal
43.31 % 2015 NA -3.3 % View data
70 #70
Denmark
42.99 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.5 % View data
71 #71
Nepal
42.46 % 2017 NA NA View data
72 #72
Laos
42.27 % 2017 NA NA View data
73 #73
United States
42.19 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
74 #74
Trinidad and Tobago
41.94 % 2019 -1.1 % -2.3 % View data
75 #75
Palestine
41.17 % 2019 +1.1 % +0.4 % View data
76 #76
Ukraine
39.39 % 2019 -5.8 % +13.2 % View data
77 #77
Germany
39.09 % 2019 -0.5 % +1.0 % View data
78 #78
Latvia
38.22 % 2019 +1.5 % +0.8 % View data
79 #79
Moldova
37.37 % 2019 -0.1 % +2.2 % View data
80 #80
Yemen
37.27 % 2014 NA +6.2 % View data
81 #81
Luxembourg
37.15 % 2019 -1.0 % +0.6 % View data
82 #82
Austria
36.80 % 2019 -0.3 % +0.0 % View data
83 #83
Armenia
36.54 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.6 % View data
84 #84
Cyprus
35.35 % 2019 -2.1 % -3.1 % View data
85 #85
Georgia
35.29 % 2019 -2.6 % +0.0 % View data
86 #86
Samoa
35.26 % 2017 NA +7.0 % View data
87 #87
Italy
34.07 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.2 % View data
88 #88
Israel
33.06 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.3 % View data
89 #89
Macedonia
31.98 % 2019 -1.5 % -2.9 % View data
90 #90
Serbia
31.61 % 2019 -4.0 % -1.2 % View data
91 #91
Greece
31.42 % 2019 -1.2 % -2.5 % View data
92 #92
Romania
30.67 % 2019 -2.1 % -3.4 % View data
93 #93
Comoros
30.42 % 2014 NA NA View data
94 #94
Niger
30.26 % 2017 NA NA View data
95 #95
Ireland
29.48 % 2019 -2.3 % -2.3 % View data
96 #96
France
29.14 % 2019 -1.6 % -1.7 % View data
97 #97
Hungary
28.18 % 2019 +0.2 % +3.2 % View data
98 #98
Belgium
27.49 % 2019 -0.8 % -2.1 % View data
99 #99
Bulgaria
26.88 % 2019 -0.6 % +0.2 % View data
100 #100
Finland
26.67 % 2019 -2.7 % -1.1 % View data
101 #101
Slovenia
26.36 % 2019 -2.4 % -3.3 % View data
102 #102
Egypt
25.66 % 2019 -0.3 % -1.6 % View data
103 #103
Montenegro
25.59 % 2019 +2.6 % +6.3 % View data
104 #104
Seychelles
24.90 % 2019 +2.3 % -8.5 % View data
105 #105
Kosovo
24.53 % 2019 +2.6 % +5.7 % View data
106 #106
Bosnia and Herzegovina
22.01 % 2019 +4.1 % -2.8 % View data
107 #107
Slovakia
21.99 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.2 % View data
108 #108
Russia
21.54 % 2019 -0.6 % -5.0 % View data
109 #109
Czech Republic
20.99 % 2019 -0.2 % +0.2 % View data
110 #110
Croatia
17.09 % 2019 -2.7 % -5.3 % View data
111 #111
Lithuania
16.84 % 2019 -3.0 % +0.6 % View data
112 #112
Poland
16.72 % 2019 -2.6 % -2.6 % View data

Source: World Bank

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