Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education

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

  1. In 2015, Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education in Cayman Islands was up 2.4points from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Uzbekistan Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education increased 0.8points year on year to 95.87 Percent of Persons Aged 25+.
  3. In 2019 Latvia was ranked number 4 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education.
  4. In 2017 Armenia was ranked number 6 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education with 90.1 Percent of Persons Aged 25+, from 67 in 2016.

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

# 92 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Uzbekistan
95.87 % 2019 -0.3 % +0.8 % View data
2 #2
Georgia
93.03 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
3 #3
Czech Republic
90.99 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
4 #4
Latvia
90.87 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
5 #5
Cayman Islands
90.20 % 2015 +2.4 % NA View data
6 #6
Armenia
90.10 % 2017 NA NA View data
7 #7
United States
89.98 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
8 #8
Azerbaijan
89.08 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
9 #9
Lithuania
88.42 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.2 % View data
10 #10
Estonia
87.59 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.5 % View data
11 #11
Slovakia
87.47 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
12 #12
Bermuda
87.45 % 2016 NA NA View data
13 #13
Poland
85.88 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.6 % View data
14 #14
Switzerland
85.74 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
15 #15
Germany
83.70 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
16 #16
Slovenia
83.43 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
17 #17
Israel
82.74 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
18 #18
Tajikistan
80.64 % 2017 NA NA View data
19 #19
Austria
80.18 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
20 #20
Puerto Rico
80.02 % 2017 NA +2.7 % View data
21 #21
Luxembourg
79.57 % 2014 +1.6 % +1.1 % View data
22 #22
Denmark
79.37 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.7 % View data
23 #23
Australia
78.81 % 2019 +0.6 % +2.0 % View data
24 #24
Norway
78.22 % 2017 +0.5 % NA View data
25 #25
Bulgaria
77.43 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
26 #26
United Kingdom
77.11 % 2017 NA -2.5 % View data
27 #27
Finland
76.50 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
28 #28
South Korea
76.45 % 2015 NA +1.0 % View data
29 #29
Hungary
75.89 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.5 % View data
30 #30
Sweden
75.59 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
31 #31
Moldova
75.24 % 2018 NA +0.3 % View data
32 #32
Singapore
73.81 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.2 % View data
33 #33
Serbia
72.90 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.2 % View data
34 #34
Cyprus
72.75 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.9 % View data
35 #35
France
71.74 % 2019 +1.1 % +0.9 % View data
36 #36
Netherlands
71.35 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.6 % View data
37 #37
Ireland
70.78 % 2017 NA NA View data
38 #38
New Zealand
70.13 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
39 #39
South Africa
70.13 % 2019 +1.8 % +1.8 % View data
40 #40
United Arab Emirates
69.14 % 2018 +3.0 % NA View data
41 #41
Belgium
68.47 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.4 % View data
42 #42
Romania
67.46 % 2019 +0.3 % +1.4 % View data
43 #43
Egypt
67.16 % 2017 NA NA View data
44 #44
Bahrain
64.93 % 2018 +14.8 % NA View data
45 #45
Sri Lanka
63.03 % 2018 +0.8 % NA View data
46 #46
Bosnia and Herzegovina
62.38 % 2016 +2.5 % +13.8 % View data
47 #47
Venezuela
61.92 % 2016 +11.0 % NA View data
48 #48
Chile
60.14 % 2019 +1.0 % NA View data
49 #49
Malaysia
58.33 % 2016 NA NA View data
50 #50
Peru
58.04 % 2018 NA +0.8 % View data
51 #51
Greece
54.64 % 2016 -5.7 % NA View data
52 #52
Saudi Arabia
53.88 % 2017 NA NA View data
53 #53
Italy
51.07 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.0 % View data
54 #54
Spain
50.88 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.5 % View data
55 #55
Colombia
50.44 % 2019 +1.3 % +2.5 % View data
56 #56
Oman
50.37 % 2015 NA +4.1 % View data
57 #57
Iran
49.55 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.1 % View data
58 #58
Brazil
48.16 % 2019 +1.5 % +2.5 % View data
59 #59
Andorra
47.35 % 2016 -0.4 % NA View data
60 #60
Malta
45.50 % 2019 +0.6 % +4.9 % View data
61 #61
Ecuador
44.68 % 2019 +1.5 % +3.0 % View data
62 #62
Fiji
44.56 % 2017 NA NA View data
63 #63
Palestine
42.86 % 2019 +0.6 % +2.5 % View data
64 #64
Mauritius
42.74 % 2018 NA NA View data
65 #65
Bolivia
42.63 % 2015 NA NA View data
66 #66
Turkey
40.76 % 2019 +2.3 % +3.0 % View data
67 #67
Qatar
40.50 % 2019 -0.9 % -1.6 % View data
68 #68
Greenland
39.63 % 2015 +1.8 % +1.2 % View data
69 #69
Paraguay
39.53 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.6 % View data
70 #70
Costa Rica
39.21 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.5 % View data
71 #71
Portugal
38.54 % 2019 +3.9 % +2.4 % View data
72 #72
Dominican Republic
35.88 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
73 #73
Mexico
35.81 % 2019 +0.4 % +2.4 % View data
74 #74
Indonesia
34.76 % 2019 +0.5 % +2.3 % View data
75 #75
Thailand
32.67 % 2016 NA NA View data
76 #76
Bangladesh
30.90 % 2019 +1.2 % +5.9 % View data
77 #77
Kuwait
30.87 % 2019 -1.0 % NA View data
78 #78
Uruguay
30.62 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.5 % View data
79 #79
El Salvador
29.62 % 2017 -2.4 % +2.2 % View data
80 #80
Pakistan
29.04 % 2019 +2.3 % +0.9 % View data
81 #81
Democratic Republic of the Congo
27.26 % 2016 NA +11.2 % View data
82 #82
Guatemala
26.60 % 2014 +37.4 % NA View data
83 #83
Honduras
23.75 % 2019 +3.0 % +0.6 % View data
84 #84
Bhutan
17.32 % 2017 NA +25.8 % View data
85 #85
Zimbabwe
12.26 % 2017 NA +15.1 % View data
86 #86
Ivory Coast
11.25 % 2014 NA NA View data
87 #87
Senegal
10.86 % 2017 NA NA View data
88 #88
Rwanda
9.86 % 2018 NA NA View data
89 #89
Cambodia
9.30 % 2015 -7.7 % NA View data
90 #90
Mozambique
8.69 % 2017 NA NA View data
91 #91
Mali
7.12 % 2018 NA NA View data
92 #92
Burkina Faso
2.81 % 2014 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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