South Africa - Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education

Since 2014, South Africa Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education increased 1.1points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 34 comparing other countries in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education with 80.84 Percent of Persons Aged 25+. South Africa is overtaken by Singapore, which was ranked number 33 with 81.65 Percent of Persons Aged 25+ and is followed by Italy with 80.6 Percent of Persons Aged 25+. Latvia ranked the highest with 100.17 Percent of Persons Aged 25+ in 2019, that is a growth of 0.2points versus 2018. Oman witnessed the best average annual growth at +4.9points per year, while Honduras witnessed the worst performance at -0.3points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 25+
2019 80.84
2018 79.99
2017 79.12
2016 78.23
2015 77.18
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How does South Africa rank in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Lower Secondary Education?

# 73 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Latvia
100.17 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
2 #2
Greenland
100.00 % 2015 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
33 #33
Singapore
81.65 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.8 % View data
34 #34
South Africa
80.84 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
35 #35
Italy
80.60 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
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