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Education > Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Countries Compared

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 Russia 54% 2008
2 Kazakhstan 50% 2004
3 Canada 46.5% 2008
4 Israel 45.1% 2008
=5 Ireland 41.5% 2012
=5 Cyprus 41.5% 2012
7 Japan 41.4% 2008
8 Luxembourg 41.2% 2012
9 Belgium 39.8% 2012
10 New Caledonia 38.8% 2004
11 Finland 38.2% 2012
12 United Kingdom 38.1% 2012
13 Cayman Islands 37.9% 2008
14 Norway 37.4% 2012
15 Estonia 37.2% 2012
16 Lithuania 37.1% 2012
17 Panama 36.9% 2011
18 New Zealand 36.2% 2008
19 United States 35.7% 2001
20 South Korea 35% 2007
21 Spain 34.8% 2012
22 Switzerland 34.3% 2012
23 Sweden 34% 2012
24 Australia 33.8% 2008
25 France 33.7% 2012
26 Netherlands 32.1% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 31.97% 2008
27 Denmark 31.6% 2012
28 Georgia 31.2% 2010
29 Latvia 31.1% 2012
=30 Ghana 31% 1992
=30 Iceland 31% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 30.88% 2012
European Union average (profile) 29.82% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 29.47% 2008
32 European Union 29.47% 2012
33 Singapore 29.4% 2012
=34 Greece 29.1% 2012
=34 Slovenia 29.1% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 29.03% 2012
36 Bermuda 28.9% 2000
=37 Venezuela 28.3% 2011
=37 Jordan 28.3% 2012
39 Poland 28.2% 2012
40 Germany 28.1% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 28.05% 2008
41 Philippines 28% 2008
42 Nigeria 27.3% 1995
43 Bulgaria 26.6% 2012
44 Mongolia 26.2% 2011
Europe average (profile) 25.89% 2009
=45 Montenegro 25.5% 2012
=45 Hong Kong 25.5% 2012
47 Armenia 25.4% 2011
48 Pakistan 25.1% 2008
49 Moldova 24.8% 2012
50 Hungary 24.5% 2012
51 Malaysia 24.4% 2012
52 Belarus 24.3% 2009
53 Lebanon 24.1% 2007
=54 Costa Rica 23.3% 2011
=54 Mexico 23.3% 2011
56 Colombia 22.6% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 21.9% 2007
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 21.77% 2012
57 Croatia 21.6% 2012
58 Republic of Macedonia 21.5% 2012
59 Kosovo 21% 2012
=60 Macau 20.9% 2008
=60 Malta 20.9% 2012
62 Ecuador 20.8% 2011
63 Saudi Arabia 20.7% 2009
=64 Serbia 20.6% 2012
=64 Argentina 20.6% 2012
66 The Bahamas 20.3% 2011
67 Dominican Republic 20.2% 2011
=68 Czech Republic 20% 2012
=68 Austria 20% 2012
=70 Slovakia 19.8% 2012
=70 Portugal 19.8% 2012
=72 Chile 19.7% 2011
=72 Uruguay 19.7% 2011
74 Tunisia 19.4% 2011
75 Egypt 19.2% 2011
=76 Kuwait 19.1% 2011
=76 Guyana 19.1% 2010
78 Iran 18.8% 2008
79 Barbados 18.4% 2003
80 Turkey 18.3% 2012
81 Saint Kitts and Nevis 18.2% 2001
82 Italy 17.9% 2012
83 Romania 17.6% 2012
84 Brazil 17.2% 2011
85 Thailand 17.1% 2012
86 Sri Lanka 16.8% 2008
87 United Arab Emirates 16.6% 2005
=88 Paraguay 16.5% 2011
=88 South Africa 16.5% 2011
90 Azerbaijan 16.3% 2012
91 Aruba 15.5% 1994
92 French Polynesia 15.3% 2007
93 Algeria 15.2% 2011
94 Peru 15.1% 2011
=95 Bosnia and Herzegovina 14.5% 2012
=95 Bolivia 14.5% 2009
=95 Cuba 14.5% 2008
98 Oman 13.8% 2000
99 Nicaragua 12.9% 2010
100 Belize 12.4% 2005
101 San Marino 12.2% 2008
102 El Salvador 11.8% 2011
103 Mauritius 11.2% 2007
104 Trinidad and Tobago 11.1% 2008
105 Tajikistan 10.9% 2004
106 Nepal 10.4% 1995
=107 Bahrain 9.8% 2010
=107 India 9.8% 2010
109 Morocco 9.2% 2012
110 Yemen 8.3% 2010
111 Antigua and Barbuda 8.2% 2002
112 Albania 7.9% 2002
=113 Dominica 7.6% 1997
=113 Syria 7.6% 2007
115 Saint Lucia 7.5% 2005
116 Indonesia 7.1% 2008
117 Namibia 6.7% 2012
118 Guatemala 6.3% 2011
119 Honduras 6.1% 2011
120 Madagascar 3.4% 2005
121 Guinea 3.2% 1998
122 Cambodia 2.8% 2012
123 Kyrgyzstan 2.5% 2006
124 Uganda 2.4% 1994
125 East Timor 2.2% 2010
126 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2.1% 1991
127 Ethiopia 1.3% 1999
128 Chad 0.6% 1993
129 Niger 0.4% 2001
130 Rwanda 0.3% 1996
131 Botswana 0.0 2006

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/stats/Education/Labor-force-with-tertiary-education/%-of-total

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