Sri Lanka - Share of Children Who Eventually Reach Grade 5

Since 2014, Sri Lanka Share of Children Who Eventually Reach Grade 5 was down by 0.3points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 31 among other countries in Share of Children Who Eventually Reach Grade 5 with 97.64 Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education. Sri Lanka is overtaken by Saint Kitts and Nevis, which was ranked number 30 with 97.7 Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education and is followed by Thailand with 97.6 Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education. Uruguay topped the ranking with 101.17 Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education in 2019, that is a growth of 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 recorded the worst performance at -14points per year.

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Date Percent of Boys at the Entrance Age for the First Grade of Primary Education
2019 97.64
2018 97.74
2017 97.84
2016 97.77
2015 98.25
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How does Sri Lanka 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
30 #30
Saint Kitts and Nevis
97.70 % 2014 NA +1.7 % View data
31 #31
Sri Lanka
97.64 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
32 #32
Thailand
97.60 % 2017 +4.0 % NA View data
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