Labor force with basic education (% of total 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 November 2017.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Lao PDR 91.10 2010
2 Madagascar 89.80 2015
3 Uganda 82.20 2013
4 Nepal 80.40 2008
5 Vietnam 76.40 2015
6 Cambodia 75.90 2012
7 Rwanda 73.90 2014
8 Mozambique 73.80 2012
9 Ghana 73.00 2013
10 Benin 72.20 2011
11 Kenya 70.20 1999
12 Togo 69.40 2011
13 Malawi 68.70 2013
14 Iceland 67.80 2016
15 Tanzania 64.10 2014
16 Congo 62.50 2005
17 Qatar 61.70 2013
18 Thailand 61.30 2015
19 Ethiopia 61.20 2012
20 Angola 60.40 2011
21 Macao SAR, China 59.30 2016
22 Niger 55.90 2011
23 Namibia 55.30 2016
24 Uruguay 54.00 2016
25 Botswana 52.40 2010
26 Cayman Islands 52.30 2015
27 Myanmar 51.70 2015
28 Burkina Faso 49.60 2014
29 United Kingdom 49.30 2016
30 Ecuador 49.20 2016
31 Paraguay 49.10 2016
32 Albania 48.60 2015
33 Brunei 47.70 2014
34 Malaysia 47.50 2016
35 Sierra Leone 46.90 2014
36 Colombia 46.40 2016
37 Norway 46.00 2016
38 Bolivia 45.80 2015
38 Peru 45.80 2016
40 Nicaragua 45.60 2014
41 Papua New Guinea 45.50 2010
41 Philippines 45.50 2016
43 Belize 45.30 2012
44 Indonesia 44.80 2016
45 El Salvador 44.40 2016
45 Australia 44.40 2013
47 Portugal 43.80 2016
48 Suriname 43.30 2014
48 Switzerland 43.30 2016
50 Liberia 43.10 2010
51 Mongolia 43.00 2016
51 Honduras 43.00 2016
53 Venezuela 42.10 2012
54 Sweden 41.60 2016
55 The Gambia 40.70 2012
56 Guatemala 40.50 2016
57 Spain 40.30 2016
58 South Africa 40.00 2016
59 Côte d'Ivoire 39.60 2016
60 Mexico 39.20 2016
61 Hong Kong SAR, China 38.20 2015
62 Denmark 38.00 2016
63 Costa Rica 37.50 2016
64 Dominican Republic 36.80 2016
65 Brazil 36.30 2016
66 Netherlands 35.40 2016
67 Mali 35.30 2014
67 Chile 35.30 2016
69 Bangladesh 34.90 2016
70 Moldova 34.00 2016
70 Korea 34.00 2015
72 Armenia 33.80 2015
73 Argentina 33.70 2014
73 Panama 33.70 2012
75 Serbia 32.70 2016
76 Senegal 32.60 2015
77 Sri Lanka 32.00 2014
77 Estonia 32.00 2016
77 Cyprus 32.00 2016
80 Guinea 31.50 2002
81 Austria 30.80 2016
82 Luxembourg 29.50 2016
83 Germany 29.40 2016
84 Canada 29.00 2016
85 Palau 28.50 2000
86 Turkey 28.10 2016
87 Latvia 27.80 2016
88 Comoros 25.70 2004
89 Malta 24.70 2016
90 France 24.30 2016
91 Greece 24.00 2016
92 Romania 22.90 2016
93 Bhutan 22.60 2010
93 Italy 22.60 2016
95 Russia 22.10 2015
96 Belgium 21.70 2016
97 Hungary 20.80 2016
98 Finland 20.50 2016
98 Tunisia 20.50 2011
100 Israel 20.20 2013
101 Slovenia 20.00 2016
102 Kyrgyz Republic 19.70 2013
103 Bosnia and Herzegovina 18.80 2014
104 Morocco 18.70 2012
104 Ireland 18.70 2016
106 India 18.00 2012
107 Macedonia 17.90 2016
108 Timor-Leste 17.80 2013
109 Bulgaria 17.60 2016
110 Czech Republic 17.40 2016
111 Ukraine 17.10 2015
112 Cuba 16.80 2010
113 Slovak Republic 16.00 2016
114 Croatia 15.60 2016
115 Saudi Arabia 15.30 2016
116 Pakistan 14.90 2015
117 Samoa 12.70 2012
118 Montenegro 11.80 2012
119 Poland 10.90 2016
120 Iran 10.80 2016
121 Egypt 10.60 2016
122 Lithuania 8.80 2016
123 Yemen 3.50 2014

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual