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Education > Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 67.95 per 1,000 people 2002
2 South Korea 67.37 per 1,000 people 2003
3 Macau 58.22 per 1,000 people 2002
4 United States 57.61 per 1,000 people 2002
5 Russia 56.1 per 1,000 people 2002
6 Finland 56.08 per 1,000 people 2002
7 Argentina 53.84 per 1,000 people 2002
8 Poland 51.88 per 1,000 people 2002
9 Australia 51.54 per 1,000 people 2002
10 Greece 51.1 per 1,000 people 2002
11 Slovenia 50.88 per 1,000 people 2002
12 Latvia 50.87 per 1,000 people 2002
13 Belarus 49.23 per 1,000 people 2002
14 Lithuania 48.31 per 1,000 people 2002
15 Ukraine 47.64 per 1,000 people 2002
16 New Zealand 46.92 per 1,000 people 2002
17 Estonia 46.83 per 1,000 people 2002
18 Norway 46.8 per 1,000 people 2002
19 Sweden 46.47 per 1,000 people 2002
20 Iceland 46.34 per 1,000 people 2002
21 Ireland 46.18 per 1,000 people 2002
22 Israel 45.86 per 1,000 people 2002
23 Spain 44.55 per 1,000 people 2002
24 Puerto Rico 42.3 per 1,000 people 1981
High income OECD countries average (profile) 40.67 per 1,000 people 2002
25 Kazakhstan 40.59 per 1,000 people 2002
26 Kyrgyzstan 40.28 per 1,000 people 2002
27 Mongolia 40.04 per 1,000 people 2002
28 Venezuela 38.99 per 1,000 people 2002
29 Portugal 38.66 per 1,000 people 2002
30 United Kingdom 38.58 per 1,000 people 2002
31 Hungary 38.44 per 1,000 people 2002
32 Panama 38.4 per 1,000 people 2002
33 Canada 38.37 per 1,000 people 2001
34 Denmark 37.54 per 1,000 people 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 37.46 per 1,000 people 2002
35 Lebanon 37.23 per 1,000 people 2002
European Union average (profile) 37.14 per 1,000 people 2002
36 Jordan 36.96 per 1,000 people 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 36.91 per 1,000 people 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 36.69 per 1,000 people 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 36.51 per 1,000 people 2002
Europe average (profile) 36.41 per 1,000 people 2002
37 Belgium 36.25 per 1,000 people 2002
38 Bolivia 35.91 per 1,000 people 2002
39 Thailand 35.66 per 1,000 people 2003
40 France 35.56 per 1,000 people 2002
41 Chile 35.55 per 1,000 people 2003
42 Georgia 33.69 per 1,000 people 2002
43 Italy 33.48 per 1,000 people 2002
44 Guam 33.19 per 1,000 people 1988
45 Netherlands 32.62 per 1,000 people 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 31.91 per 1,000 people 2002
46 Dominican Republic 31.76 per 1,000 people 2002
47 Bermuda 31.38 per 1,000 people 2001
48 Japan 31.26 per 1,000 people 2002
49 Peru 31.06 per 1,000 people 2002
50 Philippines 30.84 per 1,000 people 2002
51 Egypt 30.81 per 1,000 people 2002
52 Barbados 29.99 per 1,000 people 2000
53 Uruguay 29.78 per 1,000 people 2002
54 Romania 29.53 per 1,000 people 2002
55 Slovakia 29.39 per 1,000 people 2002
56 Bulgaria 29.29 per 1,000 people 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 28.48 per 1,000 people 2002
57 Austria 28.43 per 1,000 people 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 28.36 per 1,000 people 2002
58 Moldova 28.33 per 1,000 people 2002
59 Germany 28.3 per 1,000 people 2002
60 Czech Republic 28.14 per 1,000 people 2002
61 Virgin Islands 27.59 per 1,000 people 1992
62 Turkey 27.55 per 1,000 people 2002
63 Bahrain 27.41 per 1,000 people 2002
64 Croatia 27.39 per 1,000 people 2002
65 Tunisia 26.93 per 1,000 people 2002
66 Paraguay 26.39 per 1,000 people 2002
67 Malaysia 26.38 per 1,000 people 2002
68 Iran 26.16 per 1,000 people 2002
69 Armenia 26.01 per 1,000 people 2002
70 Cyprus 25.72 per 1,000 people 2002
71 Serbia and Montenegro 25.65 per 1,000 people 2000
72 Switzerland 25.53 per 1,000 people 2002
73 Singapore 25.11 per 1,000 people 1996
74 Saudi Arabia 24.33 per 1,000 people 2002
OPEC countries average (profile) 24.09 per 1,000 people 2002
75 Hong Kong 23.46 per 1,000 people 2002
76 Colombia 23.01 per 1,000 people 2002
77 Malta 22.59 per 1,000 people 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 22.38 per 1,000 people 1998
78 Mexico 22.37 per 1,000 people 2002
79 Algeria 21.76 per 1,000 people 2002
80 Cuba 21.09 per 1,000 people 2002
81 Turkmenistan 20.72 per 1,000 people 1990
82 North Korea 20.59 per 1,000 people 1987
83 Brazil 20.01 per 1,000 people 2002
84 Nicaragua 19.87 per 1,000 people 2002
85 Saint Lucia 18.98 per 1,000 people 1995
86 Costa Rica 18.86 per 1,000 people 2002
87 Ecuador 18.42 per 1,000 people 1996
88 United Arab Emirates 18.16 per 1,000 people 2002
89 Jamaica 17.49 per 1,000 people 2002
90 El Salvador 17.38 per 1,000 people 2002
91 Marshall Islands 16.48 per 1,000 people 2001
92 Indonesia 16.25 per 1,000 people 2002
93 Kuwait 15.95 per 1,000 people 1998
94 Uzbekistan 15.59 per 1,000 people 2002
95 Tajikistan 15.43 per 1,000 people 2002
96 Liberia 15.16 per 1,000 people 1999
97 Syria 15.02 per 1,000 people 1994
98 South Africa 14.9 per 1,000 people 2002
99 Azerbaijan 14.83 per 1,000 people 2002
100 Honduras 14.68 per 1,000 people 2001
101 The Bahamas 14.44 per 1,000 people 1994
102 Albania 14.17 per 1,000 people 2002
103 Federated States of Micronesia 14.04 per 1,000 people 1998
104 Mauritius 13.85 per 1,000 people 2002
105 Netherlands Antilles 13 per 1,000 people 2001
106 Brunei 12.64 per 1,000 people 2002
107 China 11.86 per 1,000 people 2002
108 Suriname 11.85 per 1,000 people 2001
109 Iraq 11.84 per 1,000 people 1999
110 Morocco 11.5 per 1,000 people 2002
111 Burma 11.49 per 1,000 people 2001
112 Qatar 11.4 per 1,000 people 2002
113 Fiji 10.84 per 1,000 people 1991
114 India 10.77 per 1,000 people 2002
115 Vietnam 10 per 1,000 people 2002
116 Yemen 9.96 per 1,000 people 1999
117 Guatemala 9.54 per 1,000 people 2002
118 Trinidad and Tobago 9.52 per 1,000 people 2002
119 Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.47 per 1,000 people 1992
Religious countries average (profile) 9.21 per 1,000 people 1987
Former British colonies average (profile) 8.88 per 1,000 people 1984
120 East Timor 8.06 per 1,000 people 2001
121 Oman 8.04 per 1,000 people 2001
122 Nigeria 7.21 per 1,000 people 2002
123 Luxembourg 6.94 per 1,000 people 2002
124 Namibia 6.91 per 1,000 people 2002
125 Dominica 6.73 per 1,000 people 1992
126 Samoa 6.58 per 1,000 people 2001
127 Bangladesh 6.55 per 1,000 people 2002
128 Guyana 6.49 per 1,000 people 2002
129 Sudan 6.34 per 1,000 people 1999
130 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.25 per 1,000 people 1989
131 Gabon 6.15 per 1,000 people 1998
132 Cote d'Ivoire 6.04 per 1,000 people 1998
133 Grenada 5.98 per 1,000 people 1983
134 Cameroon 5.26 per 1,000 people 2002
135 Laos 5.21 per 1,000 people 2002
136 Botswana 5.17 per 1,000 people 2002
137 New Caledonia 4.97 per 1,000 people 1985
138 Swaziland 4.93 per 1,000 people 2002
139 Nepal 4.89 per 1,000 people 2002
140 Cape Verde 4.69 per 1,000 people 2002
141 Zimbabwe 4.33 per 1,000 people 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.13 per 1,000 people 1985
142 Tonga 3.77 per 1,000 people 2001
South Asia average (profile) 3.52 per 1,000 people 1987
143 Sri Lanka 3.51 per 1,000 people 1995
144 Vanuatu 3.46 per 1,000 people 2001
145 Congo, Republic of the 3.41 per 1,000 people 2002
146 Lesotho 3.39 per 1,000 people 2002
147 Ghana 3.3 per 1,000 people 2003
148 Bhutan 3.3 per 1,000 people 2001
149 Mauritania 3.28 per 1,000 people 2002
150 Cambodia 3.26 per 1,000 people 2002
151 Kenya 3.14 per 1,000 people 2001
152 Comoros 3.03 per 1,000 people 2002
153 Senegal 2.98 per 1,000 people 1998
154 Togo 2.92 per 1,000 people 1999
155 Uganda 2.85 per 1,000 people 2002
156 Pakistan 2.77 per 1,000 people 2002
157 Benin 2.69 per 1,000 people 1999
158 Ethiopia 2.51 per 1,000 people 2003
159 Somalia 2.42 per 1,000 people 1986
160 Rwanda 2.37 per 1,000 people 2002
161 Zambia 2.29 per 1,000 people 2000
162 Mali 2.29 per 1,000 people 2002
163 Equatorial Guinea 2.29 per 1,000 people 1999
164 Seychelles 2.24 per 1,000 people 1980
165 Belize 1.99 per 1,000 people 2002
166 Papua New Guinea 1.95 per 1,000 people 1998
167 Sierra Leone 1.93 per 1,000 people 2001
168 Madagascar 1.9 per 1,000 people 2002
169 Burundi 1.75 per 1,000 people 2002
170 Central African Republic 1.7 per 1,000 people 1999
171 French Polynesia 1.51 per 1,000 people 1991
172 Eritrea 1.49 per 1,000 people 2002
173 Djibouti 1.48 per 1,000 people 2003
174 Burkina Faso 1.33 per 1,000 people 2002
175 Afghanistan 1.28 per 1,000 people 1987
176 Sao Tome and Principe 1.28 per 1,000 people 2001
177 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.26 per 1,000 people 1998
178 Niger 1.14 per 1,000 people 2001
179 Guinea 1.07 per 1,000 people 1997
180 Haiti 1.03 per 1,000 people 1985
181 The Gambia 0.947 per 1,000 people 1998
182 Tanzania 0.872 per 1,000 people 2002
183 Angola 0.86 per 1,000 people 2002
184 Chad 0.742 per 1,000 people 1999
185 Mozambique 0.531 per 1,000 people 1999
186 Malawi 0.378 per 1,000 people 2002
187 Guinea-Bissau 0.349 per 1,000 people 1999

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"Countries Compared by Education > Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Education-enrolment-by-level/Tertiary-level/Per-capita

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