Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education

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

  1. In 2019, Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education in Latvia jumped by 0.2points compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 Latvia Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education was up 0.2points year on year to 100.17 Percent of Persons Aged 25+.
  3. In 2019 Uzbekistan was ranked number 4 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education.
  4. In 2015 Luxembourg was number 2 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education reaching 100 Percent of Persons Aged 25+, moving from 56 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
100.17 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.1 % 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
99.91 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
5 #5
Czech Republic
99.81 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
99.75 % 2017 NA -0.0 % View data
7 #7
Slovakia
99.28 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
8 #8
Norway
99.24 % 2017 +0.0 % NA View data
9 #9
Georgia
97.95 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
10 #10
Slovenia
97.88 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
11 #11
Moldova
97.29 % 2018 NA +0.4 % View data
12 #12
Switzerland
97.15 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
13 #13
Hungary
96.87 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
14 #14
Armenia
96.59 % 2017 NA NA View data
15 #15
Lithuania
96.41 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
16 #16
Germany
96.30 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
17 #17
United States
96.10 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
18 #18
Azerbaijan
95.83 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
19 #19
Bulgaria
95.73 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
20 #20
Cayman Islands
95.25 % 2015 +0.5 % NA View data
21 #21
Australia
93.46 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
22 #22
Denmark
92.96 % 2019 -0.9 % +0.3 % View data
23 #23
Israel
92.07 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
24 #24
Sweden
91.37 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
25 #25
Romania
90.97 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
26 #26
Serbia
90.49 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.8 % View data
27 #27
Netherlands
90.33 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
28 #28
Poland
86.43 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
29 #29
Belgium
86.19 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.9 % View data
30 #30
France
85.23 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
31 #31
Malta
82.61 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.4 % View data
32 #32
Cyprus
81.79 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
33 #33
Singapore
81.65 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.8 % View data
34 #34
South Africa
80.84 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
35 #35
Italy
80.60 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
36 #36
Chile
80.17 % 2019 +0.4 % NA View data
37 #37
Hong Kong
79.40 % 2017 NA NA View data
38 #38
Spain
78.57 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.3 % 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
70.74 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
42 #42
Qatar
69.05 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.2 % View data
43 #43
Saudi Arabia
68.85 % 2017 NA NA View data
44 #44
Oman
66.42 % 2015 NA +4.9 % View data
45 #45
West Bank and Gaza
64.95 % 2019 +1.1 % +2.0 % View data
46 #46
Zimbabwe
64.94 % 2017 NA +1.3 % View data
47 #47
Greece
64.80 % 2016 -6.3 % NA View data
48 #48
Peru
64.11 % 2018 NA +0.7 % View data
49 #49
Turkey
64.05 % 2019 +2.6 % +3.1 % View data
50 #50
Mexico
63.52 % 2019 +0.5 % +2.0 % View data
51 #51
Brazil
60.78 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.5 % View data
52 #52
Philippines
59.41 % 2017 NA NA View data
53 #53
Dominican Republic
57.72 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
54 #54
Uruguay
57.21 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.4 % View data
55 #55
Portugal
56.19 % 2019 +3.5 % +1.8 % View data
56 #56
Kuwait
56.03 % 2019 +0.2 % NA View data
57 #57
Colombia
55.20 % 2019 +1.4 % +2.2 % View data
58 #58
Costa Rica
54.29 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.1 % View data
59 #59
Ecuador
54.07 % 2019 +1.2 % +2.1 % View data
60 #60
Democratic Republic of the Congo
50.66 % 2016 NA NA View data
61 #61
Paraguay
50.36 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.5 % View data
62 #62
Indonesia
49.91 % 2019 -2.0 % +1.1 % View data
63 #63
Saint Lucia
45.89 % 2013 NA NA View data
64 #64
Thailand
45.07 % 2016 NA NA View data
65 #65
El Salvador
42.78 % 2017 -1.1 % +1.4 % View data
66 #66
Pakistan
38.02 % 2019 +1.4 % +0.4 % View data
67 #67
Guatemala
36.79 % 2014 +44.5 % NA View data
68 #68
Honduras
32.01 % 2019 +2.7 % -0.3 % 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
Mali
10.04 % 2018 NA NA View data
72 #72
Burkina Faso
8.49 % 2014 NA NA View data
73 #73
Burundi
5.93 % 2014 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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