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Education > Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 70.22 2002
2 South Korea 67.35 2003
3 Macau 59.15 2002
4 United States 57.75 2002
5 Russia 56.1 2002
6 Finland 56.08 2002
7 Argentina 53.86 2002
8 Poland 51.88 2002
9 Australia 51.51 2002
10 Greece 51.1 2002
11 Slovenia 50.87 2002
12 Latvia 50.86 2002
13 Belarus 49.53 2002
14 Lithuania 48.31 2002
15 Ukraine 47.64 2002
16 Estonia 46.83 2002
17 New Zealand 46.8 2002
18 Norway 46.8 2002
19 Sweden 46.46 2002
20 Iceland 46.42 2002
21 Ireland 46.17 2002
22 Israel 45.86 2002
23 Spain 44.55 2002
24 Puerto Rico 42.3 1981
25 Lebanon 40.97 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 40.63 2002
26 Kazakhstan 40.59 2002
27 Kyrgyzstan 40.3 2002
28 Mongolia 40.12 2002
29 Venezuela 38.81 2002
30 Portugal 38.66 2002
31 United Kingdom 38.56 2002
32 Hungary 38.44 2002
33 Canada 38.37 2001
34 Denmark 37.53 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 37.27 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 37.07 2002
35 Panama 37 2002
36 Jordan 36.96 2002
European Union average (profile) 36.84 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 36.51 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 36.45 2002
37 Belgium 36.25 2002
38 Georgia 35.68 2002
39 Chile 35.45 2003
40 San Marino 35.42 1999
41 Bolivia 35.17 2002
Europe average (profile) 35.04 2002
42 Thailand 34.91 2003
43 France 34.29 2002
44 Guam 34.14 1988
45 Italy 33.48 2002
46 Netherlands 32.62 2002
47 Dominican Republic 32.11 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 31.86 2002
48 Egypt 31.53 2002
49 Moldova 31.53 2002
50 Bermuda 31.36 2001
51 Japan 31.26 2002
52 Peru 31.1 2002
53 Philippines 29.98 2002
54 Barbados 29.86 2000
55 Uruguay 29.61 2002
56 Romania 29.53 2002
57 Turkey 29.51 2002
58 Slovakia 29.39 2002
59 Bulgaria 29.3 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 28.54 2002
60 Austria 28.43 2002
61 Germany 28.3 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 28.2 2002
62 Czech Republic 28.12 2002
63 Croatia 27.41 2002
64 Tunisia 26.93 2002
65 Paraguay 26.37 2002
66 Bahrain 26.04 2002
67 Armenia 26.03 2002
68 Malaysia 25.9 2002
69 Switzerland 25.53 2002
70 Iran 25.31 2002
71 Singapore 25.1 1996
72 Palau 24.94 2001
OPEC countries average (profile) 24.57 2002
73 Saudi Arabia 24.07 2002
74 Colombia 24.01 2002
75 Hong Kong 23.61 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 23.13 1998
76 Malta 22.59 2002
77 United Arab Emirates 21.15 2002
78 Cuba 21.05 2002
79 Algeria 20.96 2002
80 Mexico 20.96 2002
81 Turkmenistan 20.72 1990
82 American Samoa 20.64 1988
83 North Korea 20.17 1987
84 Brazil 19.95 2002
85 Nicaragua 19.12 2002
86 Costa Rica 18.88 2002
87 El Salvador 18.87 2002
88 Saint Lucia 18.77 1995
89 Kuwait 18.77 1998
90 Cyprus 18.65 2002
91 Ecuador 18.47 1996
92 Aruba 17.6 2002
93 Jamaica 17.49 2002
94 Marshall Islands 17.3 2001
95 Liberia 16.09 1999
96 Indonesia 16 2002
97 Uzbekistan 15.59 2002
98 Syria 15.47 1994
99 Tajikistan 15.22 2002
100 Honduras 15.18 2001
101 South Africa 14.83 2002
102 Azerbaijan 14.83 2002
103 The Bahamas 14.36 1994
104 Federated States of Micronesia 13.95 1998
105 Mauritius 13.85 2002
106 Albania 13.36 2002
107 Liechtenstein 13.01 2002
108 Iraq 12.97 2001
109 Brunei 12.75 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 12.54 1990
110 Qatar 12.43 2002
111 China 11.86 2002
112 Morocco 11.45 2002
113 Burma 11.35 2001
114 Suriname 10.96 2001
115 Fiji 10.76 1991
116 India 10.49 2002
117 Yemen 10.16 1999
118 Vietnam 10.02 2002
119 Trinidad and Tobago 9.64 2002
Religious countries average (profile) 9.61 1987
120 Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.53 1992
121 Guatemala 9.5 2002
122 Cayman Islands 9.36 2000
123 Oman 8.87 2001
Former British colonies average (profile) 8.87 1984
124 Sudan 7.54 1999
125 Nigeria 7.33 2002
126 East Timor 7.29 2001
127 Namibia 6.91 2002
128 Luxembourg 6.9 2002
129 Dominica 6.82 1992
130 Samoa 6.72 2001
131 Guyana 6.46 2002
132 Gabon 6.41 1998
133 Bangladesh 6.4 2002
134 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.32 1989
135 Cote d'Ivoire 6.26 1998
136 Grenada 5.57 1983
137 Nepal 5.18 2002
138 Laos 5.07 2002
139 Botswana 5.06 2002
140 New Caledonia 4.97 1985
141 Swaziland 4.96 2002
142 Cameroon 4.85 2002
143 Cape Verde 4.82 2002
144 Zimbabwe 4.39 2003
145 Andorra 4.27 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.24 1985
146 Tonga 3.86 2001
147 Vanuatu 3.57 2001
148 Sri Lanka 3.51 1995
149 Ghana 3.45 2003
South Asia average (profile) 3.43 1990
150 Cambodia 3.4 2002
151 Bhutan 3.26 2001
152 Lesotho 3.24 2002
153 Togo 3.2 1999
154 Mauritania 3.2 2002
155 Senegal 3.12 1998
156 Comoros 3.07 2002
157 Kenya 3.07 2001
158 Uganda 2.86 2002
159 Benin 2.78 1999
160 Pakistan 2.68 2002
161 Mali 2.6 2002
162 Somalia 2.58 1986
163 Zambia 2.43 2000
164 Ethiopia 2.39 2003
165 Rwanda 2.27 2002
166 Seychelles 2.24 1980
167 Sierra Leone 2.1 2001
168 Belize 2.09 2002
169 Afghanistan 2.07 1990
170 Equatorial Guinea 2 1999
171 Madagascar 1.95 2002
172 Papua New Guinea 1.93 1998
173 Central African Republic 1.77 1999
174 Burundi 1.69 2002
175 Djibouti 1.5 2003
176 French Polynesia 1.49 1991
177 Eritrea 1.34 2002
178 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.34 1998
179 Burkina Faso 1.31 2002
180 Sao Tome and Principe 1.29 2001
181 Niger 1.22 2001
182 The Gambia 1.01 1998
183 Guinea 0.997 1997
184 Haiti 0.984 1985
185 Tanzania 0.867 2002
186 Angola 0.844 2002
187 Chad 0.737 1999
188 Mozambique 0.523 1999
189 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.414 2002
190 Malawi 0.383 2002
191 Guinea-Bissau 0.372 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Education-enrolment-by-level/Tertiary-level-per-1000

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