Labor force with basic education, female (% of female working-age population with basic education) - Country Ranking

Definition: The percentage of the working age population with a basic level of education who are in the labor force. Basic education comprises primary education or lower secondary education according to the International Standard Classification of Education 2011 (ISCED 2011).

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Solomon Islands 88.55 2013
2 Madagascar 87.11 2015
3 Togo 84.06 2015
4 Uganda 82.21 2013
5 Kenya 77.59 2016
6 Zimbabwe 77.17 2011
7 Cambodia 76.36 2016
8 Liberia 76.09 2016
9 Vietnam 74.15 2018
10 Benin 72.25 2011
11 Cameroon 69.97 2014
12 Ethiopia 69.47 2013
13 Dem. Rep. Congo 68.14 2012
14 Tanzania 64.14 2014
15 Mozambique 63.96 2015
16 Iceland 62.70 2018
17 Congo 62.52 2005
18 Nigeria 62.02 2016
19 Qatar 61.73 2013
20 Ghana 61.11 2017
21 Thailand 60.40 2018
22 Angola 60.35 2011
23 Macao SAR, China 59.30 2016
24 Bolivia 57.45 2018
25 Timor-Leste 56.84 2016
26 Nauru 54.81 2013
27 Côte d'Ivoire 54.23 2017
28 Uruguay 53.27 2018
29 Botswana 52.42 2010
30 Cayman Islands 52.29 2015
31 Myanmar 51.94 2018
32 United Kingdom 51.59 2018
33 United Arab Emirates 51.48 2018
34 Cabo Verde 51.45 2018
35 Niger 51.10 2014
36 Albania 50.72 2017
37 Malawi 50.35 2017
38 Burkina Faso 49.76 2014
39 Paraguay 49.17 2017
40 Ecuador 48.89 2018
41 Honduras 47.89 2018
42 Indonesia 47.65 2018
43 Peru 47.55 2018
44 Malaysia 47.50 2016
45 Namibia 47.17 2018
46 Sierra Leone 46.94 2014
47 Nicaragua 45.57 2014
48 Philippines 45.53 2016
49 Papua New Guinea 45.51 2010
50 Eswatini 45.22 2016
51 Colombia 44.93 2018
52 Rwanda 44.63 2018
53 Australia 44.43 2013
54 Norway 44.24 2018
55 Sweden 43.84 2018
56 Haiti 43.45 2012
57 Suriname 43.34 2014
58 Switzerland 42.75 2018
59 Portugal 42.58 2018
60 Venezuela 42.29 2012
61 El Salvador 41.92 2018
62 Brunei 41.57 2017
63 Korea 41.22 2018
64 Costa Rica 41.16 2018
65 South Africa 40.75 2018
66 Dominican Republic 40.71 2017
67 The Gambia 40.68 2012
68 Mongolia 40.57 2018
69 Lao PDR 39.97 2017
70 Guatemala 39.07 2017
71 Spain 38.67 2018
72 Mexico 38.59 2018
73 Belize 38.39 2017
74 Bangladesh 38.22 2017
75 Hong Kong SAR, China 37.99 2016
76 Panama 37.95 2018
77 Guyana 37.66 2017
78 Moldova 36.63 2018
79 Estonia 36.35 2018
80 Canada 35.92 2018
81 Brazil 35.73 2018
82 Ukraine 35.57 2018
83 Mauritius 35.46 2018
84 Denmark 34.85 2018
85 Chile 34.76 2018
86 Netherlands 34.63 2018
87 Argentina 33.81 2018
88 Senegal 33.78 2015
89 Mali 33.27 2016
90 Sri Lanka 32.01 2016
91 Guinea 31.53 2002
92 Georgia 31.08 2018
93 Luxembourg 30.96 2018
94 Austria 30.23 2018
95 Germany 30.08 2018
96 United States 29.88 2018
97 Trinidad and Tobago 29.77 2016
98 Tuvalu 29.58 2016
99 Kiribati 29.48 2015
100 Turkey 29.40 2018
101 Fiji 28.67 2016
102 Burundi 28.44 2014
103 Cyprus 28.19 2018
104 Latvia 27.95 2018
105 Malta 27.87 2018
106 Armenia 27.35 2017
107 Zambia 25.97 2017
108 Nepal 25.67 2017
109 Serbia 24.68 2018
110 France 23.60 2018
111 Bhutan 22.63 2010
112 Italy 22.60 2018
113 Greece 22.46 2018
114 Mauritania 22.33 2012
115 Romania 22.28 2018
116 Tajikistan 21.83 2009
117 Comoros 21.60 2014
118 Hungary 21.37 2018
119 Israel 21.09 2016
120 Tunisia 20.90 2015
121 Belgium 20.81 2018
122 Seychelles 20.06 2018
123 Finland 19.99 2018
124 Kyrgyz Republic 19.71 2013
125 Slovenia 19.44 2018
126 Bulgaria 19.25 2018
127 Sudan 19.02 2011
128 Ireland 18.94 2018
129 Morocco 18.67 2012
130 North Macedonia 18.35 2018
131 Palau 18.33 2014
132 Montenegro 17.86 2018
133 Afghanistan 17.16 2017
134 Samoa 17.00 2017
135 Cuba 16.78 2010
136 Czech Republic 16.64 2018
137 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.60 2019
138 India 16.40 2018
139 Slovak Republic 15.98 2018
140 Saudi Arabia 15.33 2016
141 Pakistan 14.91 2018
142 Russia 14.29 2018
143 Croatia 13.03 2018
144 Iran 10.82 2016
145 Poland 10.53 2018
146 Lithuania 10.28 2018
147 Egypt 9.83 2017
148 Iraq 6.66 2012
149 Yemen 3.50 2014

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual