Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education

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

  1. In 2019, Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education in Latvia rose 0points from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2012 United Kingdom Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education jumped by 0points year on year close to 100 Percent of Persons Aged 25+.
  3. In 2019 Latvia was number 1 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education.
  4. In 2017 United Kingdom was number 2 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education close to 100 Percent of Persons Aged 25+, from 57 in 2016.

Top Countries in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education

# 79 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Latvia
100.10 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Germany
100.00 % 2018 NA +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Greenland
100.00 % 2015 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Sweden
100.00 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
United Kingdom
100.00 % 2017 NA +0.0 % View data
6 #6
Uzbekistan
99.99 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
7 #7
Czech Republic
99.83 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
8 #8
Slovakia
99.78 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
9 #9
Slovenia
99.78 % 2017 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
10 #10
Norway
99.69 % 2017 +0.0 % NA View data
11 #11
Australia
99.67 % 2018 -0.1 % NA View data
12 #12
Hungary
99.57 % 2016 +0.0 % NA View data
13 #13
Georgia
99.49 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
14 #14
Moldova
99.44 % 2018 NA +0.1 % View data
15 #15
Armenia
99.36 % 2017 NA NA View data
16 #16
Poland
99.29 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
17 #17
Lithuania
99.13 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
18 #18
United States
99.04 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
19 #19
Malta
99.03 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
20 #20
Cayman Islands
99.03 % 2015 -0.8 % NA View data
21 #21
Romania
98.89 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
22 #22
Azerbaijan
98.64 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
23 #23
Netherlands
98.53 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
24 #24
Serbia
98.06 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.9 % View data
25 #25
France
97.41 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
26 #26
Andorra
96.52 % 2016 +0.1 % NA View data
27 #27
Belgium
96.17 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
28 #28
Italy
95.96 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
29 #29
Israel
95.91 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
30 #30
Hong Kong
95.66 % 2017 NA NA View data
31 #31
South Korea
95.51 % 2015 NA +0.3 % View data
32 #32
Cyprus
95.46 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
33 #33
Palestine
94.94 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
34 #34
Malaysia
93.94 % 2016 NA NA View data
35 #35
Argentina
92.81 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
36 #36
Venezuela
92.71 % 2016 +5.7 % NA View data
37 #37
Portugal
92.21 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.5 % View data
38 #38
Spain
92.17 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
39 #39
Greece
91.48 % 2016 -4.0 % NA View data
40 #40
Uruguay
91.44 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.6 % View data
41 #41
Puerto Rico
91.39 % 2017 NA +0.6 % View data
42 #42
United Arab Emirates
91.01 % 2018 +2.9 % NA View data
43 #43
Turkey
90.50 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
44 #44
Qatar
89.66 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.3 % View data
45 #45
Singapore
87.88 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.6 % View data
46 #46
Chile
87.65 % 2019 +0.1 % NA View data
47 #47
Bahrain
87.02 % 2018 +9.2 % NA View data
48 #48
South Africa
85.63 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.9 % View data
49 #49
Ecuador
84.11 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
50 #50
Philippines
84.04 % 2017 NA NA View data
51 #51
Oman
83.89 % 2015 NA +5.4 % View data
52 #52
Bosnia and Herzegovina
83.75 % 2016 +4.8 % +2.4 % View data
53 #53
Mexico
83.21 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.1 % View data
54 #54
Zimbabwe
82.45 % 2017 NA +0.4 % View data
55 #55
Costa Rica
82.00 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.0 % View data
56 #56
Peru
81.95 % 2018 NA +0.4 % View data
57 #57
Saudi Arabia
81.09 % 2017 NA NA View data
58 #58
Brazil
80.68 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.0 % View data
59 #59
Colombia
79.19 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.0 % View data
60 #60
Indonesia
78.96 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.6 % View data
61 #61
Paraguay
75.84 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.7 % View data
62 #62
Tunisia
74.22 % 2016 NA -0.0 % View data
63 #63
Bolivia
72.20 % 2015 NA NA View data
64 #64
Dominican Republic
67.88 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
65 #65
Thailand
65.74 % 2016 NA NA View data
66 #66
Democratic Republic of the Congo
63.56 % 2016 NA +3.8 % View data
67 #67
Guatemala
61.82 % 2014 +38.8 % NA View data
68 #68
Kuwait
61.68 % 2019 -0.2 % NA View data
69 #69
Honduras
60.52 % 2019 +1.6 % +0.7 % View data
70 #70
Bangladesh
58.95 % 2019 +0.9 % +3.9 % View data
71 #71
El Salvador
58.55 % 2017 -0.2 % +1.1 % View data
72 #72
Pakistan
50.58 % 2019 +1.1 % +0.3 % View data
73 #73
Mozambique
46.34 % 2017 NA NA View data
74 #74
Rwanda
35.99 % 2018 NA NA View data
75 #75
Ivory Coast
35.37 % 2014 NA NA View data
76 #76
Bhutan
32.36 % 2017 NA +9.6 % View data
77 #77
Cambodia
22.51 % 2015 -1.6 % NA View data
78 #78
Senegal
21.92 % 2017 NA NA View data
79 #79
Mali
15.62 % 2018 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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