Labor force with basic education, male (% of male 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 Qatar 96.42 2013
2 Solomon Islands 95.06 2013
3 Madagascar 92.33 2015
4 Liberia 91.75 2016
5 United Arab Emirates 91.05 2018
6 Zimbabwe 88.25 2011
7 Uganda 87.39 2013
8 Cambodia 86.52 2016
9 Bangladesh 86.51 2017
10 Malaysia 86.41 2016
11 Nauru 85.83 2013
12 Ethiopia 85.76 2013
13 Honduras 84.20 2018
14 Benin 82.71 2011
15 Vietnam 82.55 2018
16 Guatemala 82.46 2017
17 Togo 81.77 2015
18 Myanmar 81.72 2018
19 Niger 81.70 2014
20 Palau 81.69 2014
21 Cameroon 80.86 2014
22 Iran 80.86 2016
23 Kenya 80.58 2016
24 Paraguay 80.26 2017
25 Nicaragua 80.18 2014
26 Morocco 80.06 2012
27 Philippines 79.14 2016
28 Tunisia 78.88 2015
29 Venezuela 78.43 2012
30 Thailand 78.33 2018
31 Indonesia 78.15 2018
32 Iceland 78.06 2018
33 Colombia 77.70 2018
34 Côte d'Ivoire 77.45 2017
35 Pakistan 77.20 2018
36 Sri Lanka 77.06 2016
37 Tuvalu 76.75 2016
38 Bolivia 76.67 2018
39 Mexico 76.62 2018
40 Belize 76.23 2017
41 El Salvador 75.55 2018
42 Fiji 75.47 2016
43 Costa Rica 75.18 2018
44 Ecuador 75.07 2018
45 Mozambique 75.02 2015
46 India 74.78 2018
47 Angola 74.21 2011
48 Dem. Rep. Congo 73.93 2012
49 Suriname 73.84 2014
50 Guyana 73.00 2017
51 Mauritius 72.64 2018
52 Panama 72.11 2018
53 Uruguay 72.07 2018
54 Dominican Republic 71.81 2017
55 Tanzania 71.23 2014
56 Saudi Arabia 71.10 2016
57 Timor-Leste 71.09 2016
58 Bhutan 70.19 2010
59 Turkey 70.14 2018
60 Macao SAR, China 69.97 2016
61 United Kingdom 69.38 2018
62 Cabo Verde 68.60 2018
63 Afghanistan 67.44 2017
64 Iraq 66.63 2012
65 Haiti 65.88 2012
66 Burkina Faso 65.87 2014
67 Sudan 65.07 2011
68 Albania 65.07 2017
69 Congo 64.81 2005
70 Cayman Islands 64.80 2015
71 Botswana 64.01 2010
72 Switzerland 63.29 2018
73 Brunei 62.94 2017
74 Argentina 62.85 2018
75 Rwanda 62.44 2018
76 Ghana 62.33 2017
77 Australia 60.54 2013
78 Malta 60.37 2018
79 Brazil 60.32 2018
80 Chile 60.28 2018
81 Peru 59.59 2018
82 Nigeria 59.56 2016
83 Mali 58.66 2016
84 Korea 57.76 2018
85 Spain 57.55 2018
86 Malawi 57.42 2017
87 The Gambia 57.40 2012
88 Nepal 57.06 2017
89 Portugal 56.95 2018
90 Mongolia 56.52 2018
91 Hong Kong SAR, China 56.44 2016
92 Yemen 55.57 2014
93 Trinidad and Tobago 55.09 2016
94 Netherlands 54.93 2018
95 Cuba 54.56 2010
96 South Africa 54.36 2018
97 Sweden 54.19 2018
98 Namibia 54.16 2018
99 Norway 54.05 2018
100 United States 53.80 2018
101 Eswatini 52.87 2016
102 Senegal 52.86 2015
103 Kiribati 52.69 2015
104 North Macedonia 52.26 2018
105 Germany 51.97 2018
106 Mauritania 51.69 2012
107 Denmark 51.56 2018
108 Estonia 51.11 2018
109 Canada 50.18 2018
110 Sierra Leone 48.87 2014
111 Samoa 48.82 2017
112 Ukraine 48.71 2018
113 Austria 47.77 2018
114 Italy 46.55 2018
115 Papua New Guinea 45.64 2010
116 Latvia 45.30 2018
117 Luxembourg 44.98 2018
118 Lao PDR 44.42 2017
119 Cyprus 44.28 2018
120 Serbia 44.22 2018
121 Romania 43.53 2018
122 Kyrgyz Republic 42.52 2013
123 Israel 42.51 2016
124 Greece 41.99 2018
125 Georgia 41.85 2018
126 Ireland 40.24 2018
127 Armenia 40.07 2017
128 Comoros 38.55 2014
129 Moldova 38.36 2018
130 Burundi 38.35 2014
131 Zambia 38.24 2017
132 Egypt 38.19 2017
133 Hungary 38.09 2018
134 Slovenia 37.73 2018
135 Guinea 37.38 2002
136 France 37.03 2018
137 Tajikistan 36.56 2009
138 Bulgaria 35.86 2018
139 Belgium 35.08 2018
140 Montenegro 35.01 2018
141 Finland 34.70 2018
142 Russia 31.13 2018
143 Slovak Republic 30.82 2018
144 Bosnia and Herzegovina 29.86 2019
145 Seychelles 29.47 2018
146 Czech Republic 28.40 2018
147 Lithuania 26.22 2018
148 Poland 25.59 2018
149 Croatia 24.88 2018

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual