Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education

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

  1. In 2018, Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education in Latvia rose 0.1points compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 Latvia Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education grew 0.2points year on year attaining 100.2 Percent of Persons Aged 25+.
  3. In 2018 United Kingdom was ranked number 5 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education.
  4. In 2015 Luxembourg was ranked number 2 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education close to 100 Percent of Persons Aged 25+, moving from 59 in 2014.

Top Countries in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education

# 73 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Latvia
100.20 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
2 #2
Greenland
100.00 % 2015 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Luxembourg
100.00 % 2015 NA NA View data
4 #4
Uzbekistan
99.90 % 2016 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
5 #5
United Kingdom
99.88 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
6 #6
Czech Republic
99.81 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
7 #7
Slovakia
99.29 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
8 #8
Norway
99.23 % 2016 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
9 #9
Georgia
98.12 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
10 #10
Slovenia
97.85 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
11 #11
Moldova
97.27 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
12 #12
Armenia
97.22 % 2015 NA NA View data
13 #13
Switzerland
97.12 % 2018 +0.1 % NA View data
14 #14
Hungary
96.93 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
15 #15
Germany
96.48 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
16 #16
Azerbaijan
95.97 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
17 #17
United States
95.73 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
18 #18
Lithuania
95.57 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
19 #19
Bulgaria
95.52 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
20 #20
Cayman Islands
95.25 % 2015 +0.5 % NA View data
21 #21
Israel
93.97 % 2018 +1.5 % +1.2 % View data
22 #22
Australia
92.85 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
23 #23
Denmark
91.04 % 2018 -0.7 % -1.8 % View data
24 #24
Sweden
90.77 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
25 #25
Romania
90.43 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
26 #26
Serbia
89.89 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.9 % View data
27 #27
Netherlands
89.68 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
28 #28
Poland
86.02 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
29 #29
Belgium
85.68 % 2018 +0.6 % +1.0 % View data
30 #30
France
84.71 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
31 #31
Cyprus
81.24 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.4 % View data
32 #32
Singapore
80.58 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
33 #33
Italy
80.05 % 2018 +0.7 % NA View data
34 #34
South Africa
79.99 % 2018 +1.1 % NA View data
35 #35
Malta
79.64 % 2018 +0.9 % +1.0 % View data
36 #36
Hong Kong
79.40 % 2017 NA NA View data
37 #37
Chile
78.80 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.7 % View data
38 #38
Spain
77.49 % 2018 +1.1 % NA View data
39 #39
Venezuela
74.43 % 2016 +6.9 % +2.6 % View data
40 #40
Andorra
72.33 % 2016 -0.2 % NA View data
41 #41
Iran
70.38 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.8 % View data
42 #42
Philippines
70.06 % 2013 NA +1.6 % View data
43 #43
Qatar
68.86 % 2018 +0.7 % -0.2 % View data
44 #44
Saudi Arabia
66.51 % 2013 NA NA View data
45 #45
Oman
66.42 % 2015 NA +4.9 % View data
46 #46
Greece
64.80 % 2016 -6.3 % NA View data
47 #47
Peru
63.33 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
48 #48
West Bank and Gaza
62.84 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.6 % View data
49 #49
Mexico
60.96 % 2018 +1.0 % +1.5 % View data
50 #50
Brazil
59.93 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.4 % View data
51 #51
Zimbabwe
58.76 % 2014 NA NA View data
52 #52
Turkey
57.46 % 2018 +2.3 % +1.8 % View data
53 #53
Dominican Republic
57.43 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.8 % View data
54 #54
Portugal
57.00 % 2018 +2.5 % +3.0 % View data
55 #55
Uruguay
56.30 % 2018 +0.5 % +1.5 % View data
56 #56
Kuwait
55.87 % 2015 NA NA View data
57 #57
Costa Rica
53.98 % 2018 +0.6 % NA View data
58 #58
Colombia
53.44 % 2018 +1.6 % +2.1 % View data
59 #59
Ecuador
53.16 % 2018 +1.2 % +2.1 % View data
60 #60
Democratic Republic of the Congo
50.66 % 2016 NA NA View data
61 #61
Paraguay
48.96 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
62 #62
Saint Lucia
45.89 % 2013 NA NA View data
63 #63
Thailand
45.07 % 2016 NA NA View data
64 #64
Indonesia
43.97 % 2016 -9.9 % -0.2 % View data
65 #65
El Salvador
42.78 % 2017 -1.1 % +1.4 % View data
66 #66
Pakistan
38.87 % 2018 +1.7 % +1.9 % View data
67 #67
Guatemala
36.79 % 2014 +44.5 % NA View data
68 #68
Honduras
34.36 % 2018 +1.4 % NA View data
69 #69
Ivory Coast
21.12 % 2014 NA NA View data
70 #70
Senegal
17.82 % 2017 NA NA View data
71 #71
Burkina Faso
8.49 % 2014 NA NA View data
72 #72
Mali
7.79 % 2016 -32.4 % -6.5 % View data
73 #73
Burundi
5.93 % 2014 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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