Primary education

Primary education

Last update: Dec 2007
Country or area
Afghanistan
2005
36
Albania
2004
94
94
2004
48
Algeria
2005
95
98
2005
47
Andorra
2005
a
79
81
2005
47
Angola
1999
b 46
Anguilla
2005
b
91
86
2005
51
Antigua and Barbuda
2000
62
Argentina
2004
98
99
2004
49
Armenia
2005
81
77
2005
48
Aruba
2005
a
100
99
2005
48
Australia
2005
97
96
2005
49
Austria
2005
b
98
96
2005
49
Azerbaijan
2005
84
85
2005
48
Bahamas
2005
92
90
2005
49
Bahrain
2005
97
97
2005
49
Bangladesh
2004
a
96
93
2004
50
Barbados
2005
98
98
2005
49
Belarus
2005
b
88
91
2005
48
Belgium
2005
99
99
2005
49
Belize
2005
96
93
2005
48
Benin
2005
70
86
2005
44
Bermuda
2005
50
Bhutan
2005
49
Bolivia
2004
b
96
94
2004
b 49
Botswana
2005
b
84
85
2005
49
Brazil
2004
95
95
2004
47
British Virgin Islands
2005
b
95
96
2005
48
Brunei Darussalam
2005
94
93
2005
48
Bulgaria
2005
93
93
2005
48
Burkina Faso
2005
40
50
2005
44
Burundi
2005
58
63
2005
46
Cambodia
2005
98
100
2005
47
Cameroon
2005
d 46
Canada
2000
b
100
99
2004
b 49
Cape Verde
2005
89
91
2005
49
Cayman Islands
2005
b
77
86
2005
48
Central African Republic
2005
a 40
Chad
2003
b
50
72
2005
40
Chile
2005
b
89
90
2005
48
China
2005
b 47
Colombia
2005
87
87
2005
48
Comoros
2000
a
50
60
2005
b 46
Congo
2005
48
39
2005
48
Cook Islands
2000
a
77
78
2004
b 47
Costa Rica
2005
48
Croatia
2003
87
88
2003
49
Cuba
2005
96
98
2005
48
Cyprus
2005
a
99
99
2005
49
Czech Republic
2005
b
93
91
2005
48
Côte d’Ivoire
2003
a
50
62
2003
a 44
Democratic Republic of the Congo
2003
b 44
Denmark
2005
96
95
2005
49
Djibouti
2005
30
37
2005
45
Dominica
2005
b
85
83
2005
49
Dominican Republic
2005
88
87
2005
48
Ecuador
2004
b
98
97
2005
b 49
Egypt
2005
b
91
96
2005
47
El Salvador
2005
93
93
2005
48
Equatorial Guinea
2003
77
85
2005
49
Eritrea
2005
43
51
2005
44
Estonia
2005
95
95
2005
48
Ethiopia
2005
59
64
2005
46
Fiji
2005
b
96
97
2005
b 48
Finland
2005
98
98
2005
49
France
2004
99
99
2005
48
Gabon
2001
b
77
77
2004
b 49
Gambia
2003
b
77
77
2004
51
Georgia
2004
92
93
2005
48
Germany
2005
49
Ghana
2005
65
65
2005
48
Gibraltar
2001
48
Greece
2005
99
99
2005
48
Grenada
2005
b
83
84
2005
b 49
Guatemala
2005
92
96
2005
48
Guinea
2005
61
70
2005
44
Guinea-Bissau
2001
b
37
53
2001
b 40
Guyana
2005
49
Honduras
2005
b
92
90
2005
b 49
Hong Kong (China), SAR
2005
a
90
95
2005
48
Hungary
2005
88
90
2005
48
Iceland
2005
b
97
100
2005
b 48
India
2005
c
85
92
2005
b 47
Indonesia
2005
b
94
97
2005
b 48
Iran, Islamic Republic of
2005
100
91
2005
54
Iraq
2005
b
81
94
2005
b 44
Ireland
2005
96
96
2005
49
Israel
2005
98
97
2005
49
Italy
2005
98
99
2005
48
Jamaica
2005
b
90
90
2005
49
Japan
2005
100
100
2005
49
Jordan
2005
90
88
2005
49
Kazakhstan
2005
90
92
2005
49
Kenya
2005
79
78
2005
49
Kiribati
1999
b
98
96
2005
49
Kuwait
2005
86
87
2005
48
Kyrgyzstan
2005
86
87
2005
49
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
2005
81
86
2005
46
Latvia
2005
b
89
86
2005
48
Lebanon
2005
92
93
2005
48
Lesotho
2005
89
84
2005
50
Liberia
2000
58
74
2000
42
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
2005
48
Liechtenstein
2004
a
89
87
2004
50
Lithuania
2005
89
89
2005
49
Luxembourg
2005
95
95
2005
49
Macao, China
2005
89
92
2005
47
Madagascar
2005
92
93
2005
49
Malawi
2005
97
92
2005
50
Malaysia
2004
95
96
2004
49
Maldives
2005
79
79
2005
48
Mali
2005
45
56
2005
43
Malta
2005
84
88
2005
47
Marshall Islands
2003
b
89
90
2005
b 47
Mauritania
2005
72
72
2005
50
Mauritius
2005
96
94
2005
49
Mexico
2005
98
98
2005
49
Micronesia (Federated States of)
2005
48
Monaco
2001
49
Mongolia
2005
85
83
2005
49
Montserrat
2004
a
92
96
2005
46
Morocco
2005
83
89
2005
46
Mozambique
2005
74
81
2005
46
Myanmar
2005
91
89
2005
50
Namibia
2005
74
69
2005
50
Nauru
2004
b 47
Nepal
2004
a
74
84
2005
46
Netherlands
2005
98
99
2005
48
Netherlands Antilles
2003
b 49
New Zealand
2005
99
99
2005
49
Nicaragua
2005
86
88
2005
48
Niger
2005
33
46
2005
41
Nigeria
2005
b
64
72
2005
45
Niue
1999
a
98
99
2005
51
Norway
2005
98
98
2005
49
Oman
2005
76
75
2005
49
Pakistan
2005
59
77
2005
42
Palau
2000
b
94
98
2005
b 48
Palestinian Autonomous Territories
2005
80
80
2005
49
Panama
2005
98
99
2005
48
Papua New Guinea
2003
b 45
Paraguay
2004
88
87
2004
48
Peru
2005
97
96
2005
49
Philippines
2005
95
93
2005
49
Poland
2005
97
96
2005
49
Portugal
2005
98
98
2005
48
Qatar
2005
96
96
2005
49
Republic of Korea
2005
99
100
2005
47
Republic of Moldova
2005
b
86
86
2005
48
Romania
2005
92
93
2005
48
Russian Federation
2005
b
93
92
2005
49
Rwanda
2005
b
75
72
2005
b 51
Saint Kitts and Nevis
2005
a
96
91
2005
50
Saint Lucia
2005
96
98
2005
49
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
2005
88
92
2005
47
Samoa
2004
b
91
90
2005
b 48
San Marino
2000
48
Sao Tome and Principe
2005
96
97
2005
49
Saudi Arabia
2005
79
77
2005
49
Senegal
2005
67
70
2005
49
Serbia and Montenegro
2001
b
96
96
2001
49
Seychelles
2004
a
100
99
2005
48
Sierra Leone
2001
42
Singapore
2005
48
Slovakia
2005
b
92
91
2005
48
Slovenia
2005
98
99
2005
48
Solomon Islands
2003
b
62
65
2005
47
South Africa
2004
87
87
2004
49
Spain
2005
99
100
2005
48
Sri Lanka
2003
b
98
99
2003
b 49
Sudan
2000
b
39
47
2005
46
Suriname
2005
96
93
2005
48
Swaziland
2005
b
80
79
2005
b 48
Sweden
2005
96
96
2005
49
Switzerland
2005
93
93
2005
49
Syrian Arab Republic
2002
92
97
2005
48
Tajikistan
2005
96
99
2005
48
Thailand
2005
48
The former Yugoslav Rep of Macedonia
2005
92
92
2005
48
Timor-Leste
2005
47
Togo
2005
72
84
2005
46
Tokelau
2004
b 57
Tonga
2005
b
93
97
2005
b 47
Trinidad and Tobago
2005
b
90
90
2005
a 49
Tunisia
2005
97
97
2005
48
Turkey
2005
87
92
2005
b 48
Turks and Caicos Islands
2005
a
81
75
2005
51
Tuvalu
2004
50
Uganda
2005
50
Ukraine
2005
b
83
83
2005
49
United Arab Emirates
2005
70
71
2005
48
United Kingdom
2005
99
99
2005
49
United Republic of Tanzania
2005
91
92
2005
49
United States
2005
93
91
2005
49
Uruguay
2004
b
93
92
2004
48
Uzbekistan
2004
b 49
Vanuatu
2005
b