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Education > Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed post-secondary > Post-secondary and tertiary education > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by the percentage of its population 25 years or older that has completed post-secondary education, as defined by the levels 4, 5 and 6 of ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education), and index developed by UNESCO. The data was compiled by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), which elaborates statistics to provide a global perspective on education, science, culture, and communication.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Russia 65.53% 2010
2 Belarus 61.6% 2009
3 Canada 59.64% 2011
4 Kazakhstan 56.58% 2007
5 Moldova 54.9% 2012
6 Lithuania 49.69% 2012
7 Singapore 48.67% 2012
8 Georgia 48.3% 2002
9 Bermuda 48.24% 2010
10 Australia 46.46% 2012
11 New Zealand 45.03% 2011
12 Cayman Islands 44.56% 2008
13 Israel 44.46% 2012
14 Trinidad and Tobago 43.71% 2009
15 Puerto Rico 42.8% 2008
16 Armenia 42.11% 2001
17 Switzerland 40.07% 2012
18 Ireland 36.02% 2011
19 Latvia 35.7% 2012
20 Cyprus 35.67% 2012
21 Mongolia 35.53% 2010
22 Sweden 34.67% 2012
23 Norway 34.31% 2011
24 United Kingdom 33.06% 2011
25 Belgium 32.16% 2011
26 Netherlands 31.77% 2012
27 Germany 31.77% 2012
28 Andorra 30.14% 2006
29 Azerbaijan 29.82% 2009
30 Philippines 29.72% 2008
31 Iceland 29.53% 2005
32 Kyrgyzstan 27.25% 2009
33 Jordan 27.11% 2010
34 Austria 26.99% 2012
35 Spain 26.97% 2012
36 Greece 26.84% 2010
37 France 26.06% 2012
38 Bolivia 25.63% 2012
39 Qatar 25.3% 2012
40 Poland 25.12% 2012
41 Hong Kong 24.53% 2011
42 Hungary 22.85% 2012
43 Panama 22.69% 2010
44 United Arab Emirates 22.58% 2005
45 Malta 22.44% 2012
46 Costa Rica 20.9% 2012
47 Iran 19.97% 2012
48 Oman 19.91% 2008
49 Tajikistan 19.82% 2000
50 Macau 19.59% 2011
51 The Bahamas 19.08% 2000
52 Czech Republic 19.01% 2012
53 Romania 17.1% 2012
54 Tonga 16.75% 2011
55 Kuwait 16.5% 2012
56 Malaysia 16.37% 2010
57 Portugal 15.72% 2012
58 Barbados 15.66% 2000
59 Fiji 15.26% 2007
60 Belize 13.99% 2010
61 Italy 13.54% 2012
62 South Africa 13.41% 2012
63 Bhutan 12.99% 2005
64 Thailand 12.73% 2010
65 Mauritius 12.5% 2011
66 Syria 12.44% 2009
67 Ecuador 12.36% 2010
68 Samoa 12.35% 2001
69 Republic of Macedonia 12.23% 2002
70 Vietnam 12.08% 2009
71 Albania 11.94% 2011
72 Ghana 11.34% 2010
73 Uruguay 10.88% 2012
74 Dominican Republic 10.79% 2012
75 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.85% 2011
76 Cuba 9.36% 2002
77 Zimbabwe 9.09% 2002
78 China 8.81% 2010
79 Uganda 8.17% 2010
80 Kenya 7.79% 2010
81 Pakistan 7.37% 2011
82 Honduras 7.12% 2012
83 Ethiopia 5.9% 2011
84 Lesotho 5.35% 2008
85 Namibia 5.32% 2001
86 Bangladesh 4.21% 2001
87 Maldives 3.91% 2006
88 Suriname 3.55% 2004
89 Togo 2.94% 2009
90 Guyana 2.27% 2002
91 Guatemala 2.2% 2012
92 Benin 2.16% 2002
93 Cambodia 2.04% 2009
94 Malawi 0.488% 1998
95 Burkina Faso 0.267% 2007
=96 Palestine 0.0 2012
=96 South Korea 0.0 2010
=96 Turkey 0.0 2012
=96 Slovakia 0.0 2012
=96 Montenegro 0.0 2011
=96 Indonesia 0.0 2011
=96 El Salvador 0.0 2012
=96 Lebanon 0.0 2007
=96 Colombia 0.0 2011
=96 Venezuela 0.0 2009
=96 Senegal 0.0 2011
=96 Mexico 0.0 2012
=96 Serbia 0.0 2012
=96 Paraguay 0.0 2008
=96 Argentina 0.0 2003
=96 Slovenia 0.0 2012
=96 Peru 0.0 2012
=96 Mali 0.0 2011
=96 Chad 0.0 2004
=96 Brazil 0.0 2011
=96 Chile 0.0 2010
=96 Croatia 0.0 2011
=96 Tunisia 0.0 2010

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"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed post-secondary > Post-secondary and tertiary education > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics . Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy-and-Attainment/Educational-attainment:-completed-post--secondary/Post--secondary-and-tertiary-education/Population-25+-years/%/Over-24-year-olds

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