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Education > Educational attainment > Tertiary: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of adult population (aged 25-64) educated till tertiary level (year 2000).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Canada 42% 2000
2 United States 37% 2000
3 Ireland 36% 2000
4 Japan 34% 2000
=5 Finland 32% 2000
=5 Sweden 32% 2000
=7 New Zealand 29% 2000
=7 Australia 29% 2000
9 Norway 28% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 27.86% 2000
=10 Belgium 27% 2000
=10 Denmark 27% 2000
12 United Kingdom 26% 2000
13 Switzerland 25% 2000
=14 Germany 23% 2000
=14 France 23% 2000
16 Netherlands 22% 2000
17 Austria 14% 2000
18 Italy 10% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Educational attainment > Tertiary. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators 2003. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Educational-attainment/Tertiary

Education > Educational attainment > Tertiary: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Educational attainment > Tertiary

All of the top 2 countries by educational attainment > tertiary are Former British Colonies'.
All of the top 2 countries by educational attainment > tertiary are Christian.
Canada ranked first for educational attainment > tertiary amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
All of the bottom 18 countries by educational attainment > tertiary are High income OECD.
All of the top 2 countries by educational attainment > tertiary are Cold countries'.
All of the top 3 countries by educational attainment > tertiary are Heavily indebted.
All of the bottom 10 countries by educational attainment > tertiary are European.
All of the top 2 countries by educational attainment > tertiary are English speaking .
All of the bottom 5 countries by educational attainment > tertiary are European Union.
All of the bottom 5 countries by educational attainment > tertiary are Eurozone.

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This is great information! Do you have any more recent information on this? It says this was compiled from data that is now 10 years old.

Posted on 05 Jun 2010

Kait

Kait

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Please collect data for developing countries. Who will care them?

Posted on 28 Jul 2010

Mike

Mike

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