Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education

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

  1. In 2018, Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education in Latvia rose 0points compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2010 Australia Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education jumped by 0points year on year to 100 Percent of Persons Aged 25+.
  3. In 2018 Latvia was ranked number 1 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education.
  4. In 2015 Australia was ranked number 2 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Primary Education close to 100 Percent of Persons Aged 25+, jumping from 55 in 2014.

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

# 65 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Latvia
100.08 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Australia
100.00 % 2015 NA +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Germany
100.00 % 2016 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Greenland
100.00 % 2015 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Sweden
100.00 % 2016 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Uzbekistan
100.00 % 2016 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
7 #7
Slovenia
99.93 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
8 #8
United Kingdom
99.88 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
9 #9
Czech Republic
99.84 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
10 #10
Slovakia
99.80 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
11 #11
Israel
99.73 % 2018 +1.2 % +0.9 % View data
12 #12
Norway
99.67 % 2016 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
13 #13
Hungary
99.57 % 2016 +0.0 % NA View data
14 #14
Moldova
99.55 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
15 #15
Armenia
99.46 % 2015 NA NA View data
16 #16
Georgia
99.40 % 2018 +0.1 % NA View data
17 #17
Poland
99.24 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
18 #18
Malta
99.06 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
19 #19
Cayman Islands
99.03 % 2015 -0.8 % NA View data
20 #20
Lithuania
98.91 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
21 #21
United States
98.90 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
22 #22
Romania
98.81 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
23 #23
Azerbaijan
98.66 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
24 #24
Netherlands
98.52 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
25 #25
France
97.42 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
26 #26
Serbia
97.35 % 2018 +0.2 % +2.0 % View data
27 #27
Andorra
96.52 % 2016 +0.1 % NA View data
28 #28
Belgium
95.93 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.6 % View data
29 #29
Italy
95.78 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
30 #30
Hong Kong
95.66 % 2017 NA NA View data
31 #31
Cyprus
95.23 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
32 #32
West Bank and Gaza
94.40 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
33 #33
Venezuela
92.71 % 2016 +5.7 % NA View data
34 #34
Portugal
92.14 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
35 #35
Spain
91.55 % 2018 +0.3 % NA View data
36 #36
Greece
91.48 % 2016 -4.0 % NA View data
37 #37
Uruguay
90.64 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
38 #38
Qatar
88.70 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
39 #39
Singapore
86.99 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
40 #40
Chile
86.88 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
41 #41
South Africa
84.87 % 2018 +0.9 % NA View data
42 #42
Philippines
84.16 % 2013 NA NA View data
43 #43
Ecuador
83.94 % 2018 +0.7 % +1.2 % View data
44 #44
Oman
83.89 % 2015 NA +5.4 % View data
45 #45
Bosnia and Herzegovina
83.75 % 2016 +4.8 % +2.4 % View data
46 #46
Turkey
83.19 % 2018 -0.1 % -1.0 % View data
47 #47
Costa Rica
81.81 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
48 #48
Saudi Arabia
81.32 % 2013 NA NA View data
49 #49
Mexico
81.30 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.8 % View data
50 #50
Peru
80.99 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
51 #51
Indonesia
80.24 % 2016 +3.4 % +1.5 % View data
52 #52
Brazil
78.73 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
53 #53
Colombia
77.61 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.8 % View data
54 #54
Zimbabwe
75.78 % 2014 NA NA View data
55 #55
Paraguay
75.45 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
56 #56
Dominican Republic
67.59 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.7 % View data
57 #57
Thailand
65.74 % 2016 NA NA View data
58 #58
Democratic Republic of the Congo
63.56 % 2016 NA +3.8 % View data
59 #59
Kuwait
62.16 % 2015 NA NA View data
60 #60
Honduras
62.07 % 2018 +1.1 % NA View data
61 #61
Guatemala
61.82 % 2014 +38.8 % NA View data
62 #62
El Salvador
58.55 % 2017 -0.2 % +1.1 % View data
63 #63
Pakistan
51.56 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.2 % View data
64 #64
Senegal
21.92 % 2017 NA NA View data
65 #65
Mali
12.83 % 2016 -41.8 % -4.7 % View data

Source: World Bank

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