Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education

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

  1. Cayman Islands Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education was up 2.4points in 2015, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Latvia Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education grew 0.7points year on year close to 90.42 Percent of Persons Aged 25+.
  3. In 2016 Uzbekistan was number 2 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education.
  4. In 2015 Armenia was number 3 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education to 91.84 Percent of Persons Aged 25+, moving from 65 in 2014.

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

# 76 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Georgia
93.62 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
2 #2
Uzbekistan
92.56 % 2016 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
3 #3
Armenia
91.84 % 2015 NA NA View data
4 #4
Czech Republic
90.73 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
5 #5
Latvia
90.42 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
6 #6
Cayman Islands
90.20 % 2015 +2.4 % NA View data
7 #7
United States
89.38 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
8 #8
Azerbaijan
89.31 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
9 #9
Estonia
87.99 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
10 #10
Slovakia
87.31 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
11 #11
Lithuania
86.92 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.1 % View data
12 #12
Poland
85.50 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
13 #13
Switzerland
85.04 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
14 #14
Luxembourg
83.69 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.3 % View data
15 #15
Germany
83.62 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
16 #16
Slovenia
82.74 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
17 #17
Israel
82.43 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
18 #18
Austria
79.85 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.7 % View data
19 #19
Denmark
78.34 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
20 #20
Norway
77.84 % 2016 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
21 #21
Australia
77.21 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.4 % View data
22 #22
Bulgaria
76.82 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.8 % View data
23 #23
Hungary
75.86 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.7 % View data
24 #24
Finland
75.53 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
25 #25
Moldova
74.98 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
26 #26
Sweden
74.86 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.3 % View data
27 #27
Serbia
72.48 % 2018 +0.9 % +1.7 % View data
28 #28
Singapore
72.21 % 2018 +0.9 % +1.0 % View data
29 #29
Cyprus
72.12 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.6 % View data
30 #30
United Kingdom
71.92 % 2018 -1.2 % -0.6 % View data
31 #31
France
71.41 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.5 % View data
32 #32
Netherlands
70.57 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
33 #33
New Zealand
70.05 % 2018 +0.1 % NA View data
34 #34
South Africa
68.87 % 2018 +1.9 % NA View data
35 #35
Belgium
67.94 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.1 % View data
36 #36
Romania
66.08 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
37 #37
Hong Kong
63.27 % 2017 NA NA View data
38 #38
Bosnia and Herzegovina
62.38 % 2016 +2.5 % +13.8 % View data
39 #39
Venezuela
61.92 % 2016 +11.0 % NA View data
40 #40
Philippines
58.46 % 2013 NA NA View data
41 #41
Peru
57.95 % 2018 +1.0 % +0.8 % View data
42 #42
Chile
57.53 % 2018 +0.6 % +1.3 % View data
43 #43
Greece
54.64 % 2016 -5.7 % NA View data
44 #44
Italy
50.60 % 2018 +1.0 % NA View data
45 #45
Oman
50.37 % 2015 NA +4.1 % View data
46 #46
Spain
49.65 % 2018 +1.1 % NA View data
47 #47
Iran
49.12 % 2018 +0.9 % +1.2 % View data
48 #48
Saudi Arabia
48.89 % 2013 NA NA View data
49 #49
Colombia
48.44 % 2018 +1.6 % +2.3 % View data
50 #50
Andorra
47.35 % 2016 -0.4 % NA View data
51 #51
Brazil
46.04 % 2018 +1.7 % +1.9 % View data
52 #52
Ecuador
43.47 % 2018 +1.5 % +2.4 % View data
53 #53
Qatar
40.71 % 2018 -0.9 % -2.4 % View data
54 #54
West Bank and Gaza
40.53 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.0 % View data
55 #55
Malta
39.65 % 2018 +2.2 % +2.8 % View data
56 #56
Greenland
39.63 % 2015 +1.8 % +1.2 % View data
57 #57
Costa Rica
38.98 % 2018 +0.6 % NA View data
58 #58
Portugal
38.88 % 2018 +2.9 % +4.1 % View data
59 #59
Paraguay
37.99 % 2018 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
60 #60
Turkey
36.64 % 2018 +1.9 % +1.6 % View data
61 #61
Dominican Republic
35.59 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.2 % View data
62 #62
Mexico
34.21 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.6 % View data
63 #63
Indonesia
33.73 % 2016 +4.6 % +3.1 % View data
64 #64
Thailand
32.67 % 2016 NA NA View data
65 #65
Uruguay
30.00 % 2018 -0.1 % +1.7 % View data
66 #66
Kuwait
29.90 % 2015 NA NA View data
67 #67
El Salvador
29.62 % 2017 -2.4 % +2.2 % View data
68 #68
Pakistan
29.56 % 2018 +2.7 % +2.5 % View data
69 #69
Democratic Republic of the Congo
27.26 % 2016 NA +11.2 % View data
70 #70
Guatemala
26.60 % 2014 +37.4 % NA View data
71 #71
Honduras
25.07 % 2018 +1.7 % NA View data
72 #72
Zimbabwe
15.19 % 2014 NA NA View data
73 #73
Ivory Coast
11.25 % 2014 NA NA View data
74 #74
Senegal
10.86 % 2017 NA NA View data
75 #75
Mali
5.64 % 2016 -6.5 % -6.7 % View data
76 #76
Burkina Faso
2.81 % 2014 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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