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High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Tertiary enrollment

DEFINITION: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 72.6% 2000
2 Finland 70.4% 1995
=3 Sweden 70% 2000
=3 Norway 70% 2000
5 New Zealand 69.2% 2000
6 Australia 63.3% 2000
7 Slovenia 60.5% 2000
8 Canada 60% 2002
9 United Kingdom 59.5% 2000
10 Spain 59.4% 2000
11 Denmark 58.9% 2000
12 Austria 57.7% 2000
13 Estonia 57.5% 2000
14 Belgium 57% 2002
15 Poland 55.5% 2000
16 Netherlands 55% 2000
17 France 53.6% 2000
18 Israel 52.7% 2000
19 Portugal 50.2% 2000
20 Italy 49.9% 2000
21 Iceland 48.7% 2000
22 Japan 47.7% 2000
23 Ireland 47.5% 2000
24 Germany 46.3% 2002
25 Greece 42.3% 1995
26 Switzerland 42.1% 2000
27 Chile 37.5% 2000
28 Slovakia 30.3% 2000
29 Czech Republic 29.8% 2000
30 Luxembourg 9.3% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Tertiary enrollment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Education/Tertiary-enrollment

High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Tertiary enrollment

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Interesting observations about Education > Tertiary enrollment

  • All of the top 4 countries by tertiary enrollment are Cold countries'.
  • All of the top 2 countries by tertiary enrollment are High income OECD.
  • All of the top 4 countries by tertiary enrollment are Christian.
  • 30 of the bottom 33 countries by tertiary enrollment are Sub-Saharan African.
  • 50 of the bottom 62 countries by tertiary enrollment are Hot countries.
  • 16 of the top 20 countries by tertiary enrollment are European.
  • Libya ranked first for tertiary enrollment amongst Muslim countries in 2000.
  • Israel ranked first for tertiary enrollment amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2000.
  • United States ranked first for tertiary enrollment globally in 2000.
  • Lebanon ranked first for tertiary enrollment amongst Former French colonies in 2000.
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