Sri Lanka - Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force

Since 2014, Sri Lanka Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force was down by 0.1points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 39 comparing other countries in Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force at 54.1 Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education. Sri Lanka is overtaken by Panama, which was number 38 at 55.34 Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education and is followed by Malawi at 53.72 Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education. Liberia topped the ranking with 91.25 Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education in 2019, that is an increase of 2.3points versus 2018. Madagascar, United Arab Emirates and Cambodia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Ukraine witnessed the best average annual growth at +13.2points per year, while Seychelles witnessed the worst performance at -8.5points per year.

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Date Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education
2019 54.10
2018 54.09
2017 54.09
2016 53.82
2015 54.55
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How does Sri Lanka rank in Share of People With Basic Education in the Labor Force?

# 112 Countries Percent of Working-Age Population with Basic Education Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Liberia
91.25 % 2019 +2.3 % +1.6 % View data
2 #2
Madagascar
89.78 % 2015 NA -1.9 % View data
38 #38
Panama
55.34 % 2019 -0.9 % +0.0 % View data
39 #39
Sri Lanka
54.10 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
40 #40
Malawi
53.72 % 2017 NA NA View data
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