South Africa - Share of Women Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education

Since 2014, South Africa Share of Women Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education jumped by 1.7points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 36 comparing other countries in Share of Women Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education with 68.44 Percent of Women Aged 25+. South Africa is overtaken by France, which was ranked number 35 at 69.17 Percent of Women Aged 25+ and is followed by New Zealand with 68.36 Percent of Women Aged 25+. Uzbekistan topped the ranking with 94.95 Percent of Women Aged 25+ in 2019, a decrease of 0.3points compared to 2018. Latvia, Georgia and Estonia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bhutan recorded the best 5 years average growth at +36.3points per year, while United Kingdom recorded the worst performance at -2.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Women Aged 25+
2019 68.44
2018 67.18
2017 65.89
2016 64.58
2015 62.80
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How does South Africa rank in Share of Women Having at Least Completed Upper Secondary Education?

# 92 Countries Percent of Women Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Uzbekistan
94.95 % 2019 -0.3 % +1.0 % View data
2 #2
Latvia
92.91 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
35 #35
France
69.17 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.1 % View data
36 #36
South Africa
68.44 % 2019 +1.9 % +1.7 % View data
37 #37
New Zealand
68.36 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
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