South Africa - Share of Children Who Eventually Reach Grade 5

In 2015, the country was ranked number 85 among other countries in Share of Children Who Eventually Reach Grade 5 with 80.9 Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education. South Africa is overtaken by Gambia, which was number 84 at 81.55 Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education and is followed by Lesotho at 80.83 Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education. Uruguay lead the ranking with 101.17 Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education in 2019, that is +0.5points versus 2018. Singapore, Georgia and Japan respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Tanzania witnessed the best average annual growth at +4.5points per year, while Sierra Leone was the worst growing country at -14points per year.

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Date Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education
2015 80.90
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How does South Africa rank in Share of Children Who Eventually Reach Grade 5?

# 109 Countries Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Uruguay
101.17 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
2 #2
Singapore
100.00 % 2016 NA NA View data
84 #84
Gambia
81.55 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.7 % View data
85 #85
South Africa
80.90 % 2015 NA NA View data
86 #86
Lesotho
80.83 % 2019 +1.2 % +2.1 % View data
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