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Table 4: Education

Adult literacy rate No. of sets
per 1000
population
1992
Primary school enrolment ratio % of primary
school
children
reaching
grade 5
1986-93
Secondary school
enrolment ratio
1986-93
(gross)
197019901960 (gross) 1986-93 (gross)1986-93 (net)
malefemalemalefemale radiotelevisionmalefemale malefemale malefemale malefemale
1 Niger8118561583372131198294
2 Angola167562929630149587....34....
3 Sierra Leone18540142241030155639......2112
4 Mozambique341052194737143695147373595
5 Afghanistan151421110781423217251443116
6 Guinea-Bissau243633740..3515774258322094
7 Guinea27345184272795727341780176
8 Malawi41136937221..5026726050474653
9 Liberia295491822618401351x28x......31x12x
10 Mali13133174411353219171476105
11 Gambia1614820171......81566647872714
12 Somalia81361438126215x8x11x6x..9x5x
13 Zambia6336826582266140101928380762514
14 Chad241572924412948941522349123
15 Eritrea........................83....
16 Ethiopia91412118739326183324221110
17 Mauritania....4724144231237055....722010
18 Bhutan....512316..5..3119......72
19 Nigeria391061391733354318567....872126
20 Zaire642283619718932806066516432x13x
21 Uganda5315704410910391878645851551618
22 Cambodia742348221128..................
23 Burundi32545196213310766256477485
24 Central African Rep.332604169550118552684465177
25 Burkina Faso912672751254629372370116
26 Madagascar5643887320020745781776463281615
27 Tanzania, U. Rep. of532275502523316696750508365
28 Lesotho5075785733673109981136477602231
29 Gabon5234684514337............50....
30 Cote d'Ivoire35544241425962228158....733216
31 Benin253421990539157839603155177
32 Rwanda4819654464..65297876727159119
33 Lao Peo. Dem. Rep.3710653912564320112846653532717
34 Pakistan4054621911839115931....482913
35 Togo277613021166425134878962703512
36 Ghana431871462691658318067....804829
37 Haiti27184438475503958542526472221
38 Sudan27253282507729115845....942319
39 India471962348037834411390....626037
40 Nepal2233711342193121818041524724
41 Bangladesh4794723445803183717464472512
42 Senegal243391911537371867505541882212
43 Yemen, Rep. of14353262828....11143......4710
44 Indonesia684388751476078581161139995864739
45 Bolivia62418871613103704389818578603731
46 Cameroon51187044146247737109938271663223
47 Congo562778591146............72....
48 Myanmar784788758226053107104......2323
49 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya5678454226100..................
50 Papua New Guinea39247857733241578667866691510
51 Kenya4914826287106229979392x89x773123
52 Turkmenistan....99x97x......................
53 Tajikistan....99x97x......................
54 Zimbabwe6347887784278265123114....945341
55 Namibia........12721....1211277885644659
56 Mongolia8774877313240808096100......85x97x
57 Iraq, Rep. of4813663821673943696828273725233
58 Guatemala50356146665248398473......20x17x
59 South Africa7069807930498....109109....716577
60 Nicaragua575763652626657591001047982554045
61 Algeria39126841234765537105929586936454
62 Uzbekistan....98x96x......................
63 Brazil696382803862085856101x97x....7231x36x
64 Peru82609380254989874125x120x......66x60x
65 Philippines84819493139459893113111100100757175
66 Ecuador76689087318858275119117....675557
67 El Salvador6053716741393595678797071582528
68 Morocco339522621074692880576950804029
69 Kyrgyzstan....98x94x......................
70 Turkey693490691611769058115110....926040
71 Botswana282778551221738431141189499845157
72 Honduras585470693877368671021078893..2734
73 Egypt57306134328119795211093....988871
74 Azerbaijan....99x96x......................
75 Iran, Islamic Rep. of4613725223263592811410410093897054
76 Kazakhstan....99x96x......................
77 Viet Nam....95871044210374106x100x......44x41x
78 Dominican Rep.6966808017187757495967373..44x57x
79 China....876818231131901251169994885948
80 Albania........1768810286100101....988474
81 Lebanon79589488835324112105113109......6771
82 Syrian Arab Rep.6020824925561893911310110092925443
83 Moldova....99x94x......................
84 Saudi Arabia151694430426832381756859965646
85 Paraguay8474938917182106941121099997743334
86 Tunisia4718734720080884312511510097905345
87 Thailand8770969119211497889288....883432
88 Armenia....99x98x......................
89 TFYR Macedonia........................95....
90 Mexico787090852551498075114111....845656
91 Russian Federation....100x98x327370..................
92 Korea, Dem. Peo. Rep. of........12218....108100..........
93 Romania989399x95x1991961019588877977938282
94 Georgia....99x98x......................
95 Argentina949296966832219999108115......6774
96 Oman........637730....104968683966861
97 Latvia....100x99x597448....86868281..8288
98 Ukraine....99x97x1177x487x..................
99 Jordan6332917325682....1051059999985155
100 Venezuela797291894481639899981009092782940
101 Estonia....100x100x449351....85858181938894
102 Yugoslavia..............................
103 Mauritius83688575360218969010410887901005256
104 Belarus....99x97x306x268x............99....
105 Uruguay9293969760423211711710910793949561x62x
106 United Arab Emirates2477776326111....119117100100996976
107 Lithuania....99x98x380375....9391....947780
108 Panama7978898822416789861081059192825964
109 Trinidad and Tobago9590989649431611110895958990957880
110 Bulgaria9690....445257949291888180886872
111 Sri Lanka866893852004910795109105....927178
112 Colombia787690901771177474116117....595667
113 Bosnia and Herzegovina..............................
114 Poland999799x98x43529511010799979696988286
115 Costa Rica8787949425814194921061058788864549
116 Chile89879494344210878696958582956872
117 Slovakia........569..............97....
118 Malaysia69428774430150108799394....985862
119 Croatia........................100....
120 Hungary989899x98x59941410310089898586978181
121 Kuwait634279723653101329960614643..5555
122 Jamaica82857987421134787910510899100965966
123 Portugal78658981229188132129121118100100..6597
124 Cuba868795943451621091101031029798957989
125 United States9999....2118815....1041039998..9494
126 Czech Rep.........................95....
127 Belgium9999....769453111108981009496..102103
128 Greece9376988942120110410197989394999997
129 Spain9486979331240210611610710710010096104113
130 France9998....88940814414310710510010094100104
131 Israel938395x89x47127199979494....1008389
132 New Zealand........931443110106104103100100949192
133 Korea, Rep. of94819995100221110894101103991001009293
134 Slovenia........367..............100....
135 Australia........12734821031031071079898998284
136 Italy959298967914211121099497....1007777
137 Netherlands........90748810510496999396..119114
138 Norway........79542410010099999999100112109
139 Canada........103064010810510810610010096107107
140 Austria........617480106104104104909197109102
141 United Kingdom........114643592921041059798..8588
142 Switzerland........84340711811810410595971009489
143 Ireland........637304107112103103909110099107
144 Germany........885558....93948990..9896
145 Denmark........103353710310395959595100109111
146 Japan10099....9086141031021021021001001009698
147 Hong Kong906396856682818872105x104x95x95x..70x75x
148 Singapore835495836463791201011101071001001007071
149 Finland........9975051009510099....100113135
150 Sweden........8774699596101101100100989596

Countries listed in descending order of their 1994 under-five mortality rates(table 1).

.. Data not available

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