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High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Labor force with tertiary education > % of total

DEFINITION: Labor force with tertiary education (% of total). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Canada 46.5% 2008
2 Israel 45.1% 2008
3 Ireland 41.5% 2012
4 Japan 41.4% 2008
5 Luxembourg 41.2% 2012
6 Belgium 39.8% 2012
7 Finland 38.2% 2012
8 United Kingdom 38.1% 2012
9 Norway 37.4% 2012
10 Estonia 37.2% 2012
11 New Zealand 36.2% 2008
12 United States 35.7% 2001
13 South Korea 35% 2007
14 Spain 34.8% 2012
15 Switzerland 34.3% 2012
16 Sweden 34% 2012
17 Australia 33.8% 2008
18 France 33.7% 2012
19 Netherlands 32.1% 2012
20 Denmark 31.6% 2012
21 Iceland 31% 2012
=22 Greece 29.1% 2012
=22 Slovenia 29.1% 2012
24 Poland 28.2% 2012
25 Germany 28.1% 2012
=26 Czech Republic 20% 2012
=26 Austria 20% 2012
=28 Portugal 19.8% 2012
=28 Slovakia 19.8% 2012
30 Chile 19.7% 2011
31 Italy 17.9% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Labor force with tertiary education > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Education/Labor-force-with-tertiary-education/%-of-total

High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Labor force with tertiary education > % of total

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