Combined gross enrolment in education (both sexes) (%)

Combined gross enrolment in education (both sexes) (%)

The number of students enrolled in primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education, regardless of age, as a percentage of the population of theoretical school age for the three levels.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (2013). Data Centre. Accessed November, 2013 http://stats.uis.unesco.org

Data in the tables are those available to the Human Development Report Office as of 15 November, 2013, unless otherwise specified.

HDI Rank

Country

2000

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

.. Very high human development

89.4

91.2

91.9

91.8

92.6

93.0

94.1

94.4

94.6

.. High human development

72.3

75.2

68.4

69.7

71.2

72.0

72.9

74.6

75.9

.. Medium human development

54.8

64.5

64.5

63.5

65.5

66.3

68.2

69.8

70.6

.. Low human development

46.4

48.8

50.7

51.4

51.4

53.6

55.2

54.9

56.5

1 Norway

98.0

99.0

99.0

99.0

97.0

97.0

98.0

98.0

98.0 1

2 Australia

114.0

112.0

104.0

105.0

105.0

107.0

110.0

112.0

112.0 1

3 Switzerland

85.0

85.0

85.0

85.0

85.0

85.0

86.0

87.0

87.0 1

4 Netherlands

98.0

97.0

98.0

98.0

99.0

99.0

100.0

106.0

106.0 1

5 United States

91.0

93.0

93.0

94.0

95.0

95.0

96.0

97.0

97.0 1

6 Germany

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

90.0

90.0 1

7 New Zealand

97.0

106.0

106.0

108.0

106.0

111.0

108.0

107.0

107.0 1

8 Canada

93.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

9 Singapore

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

10 Denmark

96.0

103.0

101.0

101.0

100.0

99.0

100.0

..

100.0 1

11 Ireland

91.0

96.0

97.0

100.0

100.0

103.0

106.0

106.0

106.0 1

12 Sweden

113.0

95.0

95.0

93.0

93.0

92.0

93.0

92.0

92.0 1

13 Iceland

90.0

95.0

96.0

95.0

97.0

96.0

98.0

98.0

98.0 1

14 United Kingdom

90.0

92.0

89.0

88.0

89.0

91.0

93.0

89.0

89.0 1

15 Korea (Republic of)

93.0

98.0

99.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0 1

15 Hong Kong, China (SAR)

..

72.0

72.0

76.0

82.0

83.0

82.0

83.0

90.0 1

17 Japan

84.0

86.0

87.0

87.0

87.0

87.0

88.0

89.0

89.0 1

18 Liechtenstein

..

..

86.0

86.0

87.0

86.0

86.0

88.0

88.0 1

19 Israel

89.0

92.0

91.0

92.0

91.0

92.0

..

..

92.0 1

20 France

92.0

93.0

92.0

92.0

92.0

92.0

93.0

94.0

94.0 1

21 Luxembourg

75.0

..

76.0

..

76.0

..

78.0

..

78.0 1

21 Belgium

107.0

93.0

94.0

93.0

93.0

94.0

94.0

95.0

95.0 1

21 Austria

91.0

88.0

89.0

89.0

91.0

91.0

93.0

94.0

94.0 1

24 Finland

104.0

101.0

101.0

101.0

101.0

100.0

101.0

101.0

101.0 1

25 Slovenia

85.0

92.0

93.0

94.0

94.0

94.0

95.0

94.0

94.0 1

26 Italy

82.0

90.0

91.0

91.0

91.0

90.0

90.0

90.0

90.0 1

27 Spain

92.0

96.0

96.0

97.0

99.0

100.0

103.0

106.0

106.0 1

28 Czech Republic

73.0

83.0

84.0

85.0

86.0

86.0

87.0

88.0

88.0 1

29 Greece

81.0

100.0

102.0

100.0

..

..

..

..

100.0 1

30 Brunei Darussalam

75.0

81.0

83.0

82.0

81.0

80.0

79.0

79.0

81.0 1

31 Qatar

..

79.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

79.0 1

32 Cyprus

74.0

78.0

78.0

79.0

81.0

85.0

79.0

78.0

78.0 1

33 Estonia

89.0

95.0

95.0

95.0

94.0

94.0

96.0

..

96.0 1

34 Saudi Arabia

..

75.0

..

76.0

78.0

81.0

86.0

89.0

92.0 1

35 Poland

87.0

87.0

87.0

87.0

88.0

88.0

89.0

90.0

90.0 1

35 Lithuania

87.0

96.0

96.0

96.0

97.0

98.0

98.0

97.0

97.0 1

37 Slovakia

72.0

78.0

79.0

81.0

81.0

82.0

82.0

82.0

82.0 1

37 Andorra

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

39 Malta

69.0

77.0

..

75.0

76.0

78.0

81.0

81.0

81.0 1

40 United Arab Emirates

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

41 Portugal

90.0

89.0

90.0

92.0

95.0

96.0

97.0

..

97.0 1

41 Chile

77.0

83.0

82.0

84.0

85.0

84.0

86.0

87.0

87.0 1

43 Hungary

80.0

89.0

90.0

90.0

90.0

89.0

90.0

90.0

90.0 1

44 Cuba

74.0

86.0

93.0

99.0

103.0

102.0

95.0

91.0

85.0 1

44 Bahrain

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

46 Kuwait

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

47 Croatia

71.0

79.0

80.0

81.0

81.0

82.0

84.0

85.0

85.0 1

48 Latvia

85.0

95.0

95.0

95.0

95.0

92.0

90.0

89.0

89.0 1

49 Argentina

87.0

89.0

90.0

90.0

92.0

94.0

95.0

..

95.0 1

50 Uruguay

83.0

90.0

91.0

92.0

90.0

90.0

90.0

..

90.0 1

51 Montenegro

..

75.0

78.0

81.0

85.0

87.0

89.0

..

89.0 1

51 Bahamas

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

53 Belarus

..

..

..

..

94.0

96.0

97.0

99.0

100.0 1

54 Romania

67.0

75.0

77.0

78.0

81.0

83.0

82.0

81.0

81.0 1

55 Libya

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

56 Oman

..

68.0

67.0

67.0

68.0

74.0

..

77.0

68.0 1

57 Russian Federation

..

82.0

82.0

82.0

83.0

84.0

..

..

84.0 1

58 Bulgaria

79.0

77.0

77.0

79.0

79.0

79.0

81.0

82.0

82.0 1

59 Barbados

89.0

..

..

94.0

..

98.0

97.0

96.0

96.0 1

60 Palau

82.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

61 Antigua and Barbuda

..

..

..

..

..

84.0

84.0

81.0

81.0 1

62 Malaysia

69.0

71.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

71.0 1

63 Mauritius

67.0

77.0

78.0

78.0

79.0

80.0

81.0

82.0

86.0 1

64 Trinidad and Tobago

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

65 Panama

73.0

76.0

76.0

76.0

75.0

75.0

75.0

74.0

74.0 1

65 Lebanon

88.0

78.0

76.0

76.0

76.0

76.0

76.0

77.0

75.0 1

67 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

67.0

..

..

..

89.0

89.0

..

..

89.0 1

68 Costa Rica

..

74.0

..

..

..

..

..

84.0

84.0 1

69 Turkey

..

74.0

77.0

78.0

78.0

76.0

82.0

85.0

85.0 1

70 Kazakhstan

81.0

92.0

92.0

91.0

90.0

89.0

89.0

91.0

92.0 1

71 Seychelles

81.0

82.0

..

83.0

83.0

70.0

81.0

71.0

71.0 1

71 Mexico

70.0

73.0

73.0

74.0

74.0

75.0

75.0

76.0

76.0 1

73 Sri Lanka

..

..

..

..

..

..

76.0

76.0

76.0 1

73 Saint Kitts and Nevis

..

..

..

..

75.0

..

..

..

75.0 1

75 Iran (Islamic Republic of)

71.0

64.0

65.0

66.0

70.0

71.0

72.0

76.0

87.0 1

76 Azerbaijan

..

..

..

71.0

70.0

71.0

70.0

70.0

70.0 1

77 Serbia

..

..

..

78.0

78.0

79.0

79.0

79.0

79.0 1

77 Jordan

77.0

83.0

83.0

83.0

84.0

..

80.0

79.0

79.0 1

79 Grenada

..

..

..

..

..

91.0

..

..

91.0 1

79 Georgia

74.0

77.0

75.0

78.0

75.0

72.0

..

..

72.0 1

79 Brazil

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

82 Peru

..

81.0

82.0

..

..

..

82.0

..

82.0 1

83 Ukraine

83.0

88.0

89.0

90.0

90.0

91.0

91.0

92.0

94.0 1

84 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

68.0

68.0

..

69.0

70.0

70.0

70.0

..

70.0 1

84 Belize

..

79.0

82.0

82.0

82.0

80.0

80.0

80.0

82.0 1

86 Bosnia and Herzegovina

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

87 Armenia

76.0

73.0

75.0

77.0

76.0

78.0

..

..

78.0 1

88 Fiji

71.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

88.0

88.0 1

89 Thailand

..

72.0

72.0

75.0

76.0

76.0

..

..

76.0 1

90 Tunisia

74.0

77.0

77.0

77.0

78.0

77.0

78.0

78.0

78.0 1

91 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

76.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

91 China

..

..

64.0

66.0

67.0

68.0

70.0

72.0

72.0 1

93 Dominica

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

93 Algeria

..

69.0

69.0

66.0

..

75.0

77.0

79.0

79.0 1

95 Albania

62.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

96 Jamaica

71.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

97 Saint Lucia

..

73.0

75.0

74.0

76.0

77.0

74.0

76.0

71.0 1

98 Ecuador

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

98 Colombia

73.0

79.0

81.0

82.0

83.0

85.0

84.0

85.0

82.0 1

100 Tonga

80.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

100 Suriname

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

102 Dominican Republic

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

103 Turkmenistan

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

103 Mongolia

65.0

79.0

79.0

..

..

86.0

89.0

91.0

93.0 1

103 Maldives

79.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

106 Samoa

71.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

107 Palestine, State of

73.0

79.0

80.0

81.0

80.0

79.0

78.0

78.0

77.0 1

108 Indonesia

64.0

67.0

67.0

71.0

71.0

74.0

76.0

77.0

77.0 1

109 Botswana

71.0

71.0

69.0

..

..

..

..

..

69.0 1

110 Egypt

..

..

..

..

..

75.0

77.0

..

77.0 1

111 Paraguay

72.0

72.0

..

70.0

71.0

70.0

69.0

..

69.0 1

112 Gabon

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

113 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

81.0

..

..

79.0

..

..

..

..

79.0 1

114 Moldova (Republic of)

72.0

71.0

72.0

67.0

66.0

64.0

64.0

64.0

64.0 1

115 El Salvador

66.0

72.0

71.0

73.0

70.0

70.0

71.0

71.0

71.0 1

116 Uzbekistan

71.0

75.0

74.0

73.0

72.0

71.0

..

70.0

70.0 1

117 Philippines

..

78.0

77.0

..

79.0

76.0

..

..

76.0 1

118 Syrian Arab Republic

..

70.0

70.0

71.0

71.0

71.0

72.0

73.0

73.0 1

118 South Africa

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

120 Iraq

54.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

121 Viet Nam

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

121 Guyana

..

77.0

..

73.0

72.0

70.0

70.0

71.0

71.0 1

123 Cape Verde

75.0

71.0

74.0

73.0

74.0

74.0

75.0

76.0

77.0 1

124 Micronesia (Federated States of)

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

125 Kyrgyzstan

76.0

79.0

79.0

78.0

76.0

75.0

73.0

75.0

75.0 1

125 Guatemala

..

..

..

71.0

..

..

..

..

71.0 1

127 Namibia

71.0

71.0

70.0

..

..

..

..

..

70.0 1

128 Timor-Leste

..

..

..

..

..

69.0

72.0

..

72.0 1

129 Morocco

51.0

59.0

59.0

60.0

61.0

62.0

65.0

67.0

67.0 1

129 Honduras

..

..

..

..

72.0

..

74.0

..

74.0 1

131 Vanuatu

62.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

132 Nicaragua

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

133 Tajikistan

67.0

69.0

69.0

69.0

69.0

69.0

69.0

69.0

69.0 1

133 Kiribati

69.0

77.0

76.0

75.0

75.0

..

..

..

75.0 1

135 India

52.0

..

..

63.0

65.0

65.0

66.0

70.0

70.0 1

136 Cambodia

52.0

..

62.0

63.0

64.0

..

..

..

64.0 1

136 Bhutan

..

54.0

56.0

58.0

60.0

63.0

65.0

68.0

68.0 1

138 Ghana

50.0

54.0

56.0

60.0

64.0

64.0

..

65.0

66.0 1

139 Lao People's Democratic Republic

54.0

58.0

58.0

58.0

59.0

60.0

61.0

59.0

59.0 1

140 Congo

49.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

66.0 1

141 Zambia

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

85.0 1

142 Sao Tome and Principe

..

65.0

..

67.0

66.0

70.0

70.0

..

74.0 1

142 Bangladesh

..

51.0

52.0

52.0

51.0

54.0

..

59.0

59.0 1

144 Equatorial Guinea

58.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

145 Nepal

59.0

64.0

67.0

67.0

68.0

71.0

76.0

77.0

77.0 1

146 Pakistan

..

41.0

40.0

43.0

43.0

44.0

..

44.0

45.0 1

147 Kenya

53.0

59.0

60.0

63.0

..

67.0

..

..

67.0 1

148 Swaziland

59.0

61.0

64.0

..

..

..

..

67.0

67.0 1

149 Angola

..

..

..

..

..

..

65.0

73.0

73.0 1

150 Myanmar

..

..

..

53.0

..

..

..

..

53.0 1

151 Rwanda

48.0

55.0

57.0

59.0

59.0

62.0

64.0

66.0

67.0 1

152 Nigeria

50.0

56.0

56.0

..

..

..

..

..

56.0 1

152 Cameroon

..

51.0

49.0

53.0

55.0

57.0

60.0

62.0

62.0 1

154 Yemen

..

56.0

..

..

53.0

..

54.0

56.0

56.0 1

155 Madagascar

..

60.0

61.0

62.0

63.0

66.0

..

..

66.0 1

156 Zimbabwe

58.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

157 Solomon Islands

41.0

51.0

55.0

55.0

..

..

..

..

55.0 1

157 Papua New Guinea

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

159 Tanzania (United Republic of)

..

..

..

..

..

..

57.0

..

56.0 1

159 Comoros

56.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

78.0 1

161 Mauritania

..

46.0

47.0

47.0

43.0

46.0

46.0

47.0

49.0 1

162 Lesotho

64.0

64.0

64.0

..

..

..

..

..

65.0 1

163 Senegal

..

41.0

42.0

..

46.0

..

48.0

..

48.0 1

164 Uganda

68.0

..

64.0

64.0

66.0

67.0

..

..

67.0 1

165 Benin

42.0

54.0

..

..

..

..

..

68.0

68.0 1

166 Togo

57.0

61.0

64.0

61.0

..

..

..

73.0

73.0 1

166 Sudan

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

168 Haiti

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

169 Afghanistan

..

..

..

..

..

59.0

..

62.0

62.0 1

170 Djibouti

18.0

25.0

26.0

29.0

32.0

33.0

..

37.0

37.0 1

171 Côte d'Ivoire

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

172 Gambia

..

..

..

..

58.0

..

..

..

58.0 1

173 Ethiopia

28.0

43.0

..

..

54.0

53.0

53.0

55.0

55.0 1

174 Malawi

70.0

64.0

64.0

63.0

..

..

69.0

69.0

69.0 1

175 Liberia

64.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

176 Mali

32.0

..

..

48.0

51.0

53.0

54.0

56.0

57.0 1

177 Guinea-Bissau

..

59.0

62.0

..

..

..

..

..

62.0 1

178 Mozambique

37.0

52.0

54.0

58.0

61.0

62.0

..

61.0

61.0 1

179 Guinea

..

44.0

46.0

49.0

49.0

49.0

..

52.0

52.0 1

180 Burundi

..

36.0

44.0

49.0

..

56.0

59.0

..

59.0 1

181 Burkina Faso

22.0

29.0

31.0

34.0

37.0

40.0

41.0

43.0

45.0 1

182 Eritrea

28.0

..

..

..

..

26.0

25.0

..

25.0 1

183 Sierra Leone

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

184 Chad

31.0

36.0

..

..

41.0

44.0

44.0

47.0

47.0 1

185 Central African Republic

..

..

..

..

..

41.0

..

43.0

43.0 1

186 Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

..

..

..

53.0

58.0

59.0

..

61.0

63.0 1

187 Niger

..

26.0

27.0

28.0

30.0

32.0

34.0

36.0

38.0 1

.. South Sudan

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

.. Tuvalu

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

.. Somalia

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

.. San Marino

..

..

..

..

..

..

88.0

86.0

86.0 1

.. Nauru

58.0

65.0

60.0

53.0

56.0

..

..

..

56.0 1

.. Monaco

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

.. Marshall Islands

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

.. Korea (Democratic People's Rep. of)

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..


Footnotes
1. Data refer to the most recent year available during the period specified.

Symbols
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