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Education > Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Russia 60.1% 2010
2 Belarus 50.21% 2009
3 Canada 47.67% 2011
4 Israel 44.46% 2012
5 Australia 41.28% 2012
6 United States 40.66% 2012
7 Singapore 39.56% 2012
8 Ukraine 37.99% 2001
9 Cayman Islands 37.11% 2008
10 Luxembourg 36.76% 2012
11 Estonia 36.04% 2012
12 South Korea 35.32% 2010
13 Switzerland 34.82% 2012
14 New Zealand 34.76% 2011
15 Cyprus 34.1% 2012
16 United Kingdom 33.06% 2011
17 Finland 32.59% 2011
18 Norway 31.41% 2011
19 Denmark 31.13% 2012
20 Ireland 30.31% 2011
21 Japan 29.88% 2010
22 Belgium 29.81% 2011
23 Sweden 29.42% 2012
24 Lithuania 29.33% 2012
25 Netherlands 29.02% 2012
26 Iceland 27.55% 2005
27 Latvia 27.21% 2012
28 Spain 26.94% 2012
29 Bermuda 26.74% 2010
30 France 25.95% 2012
31 Georgia 25.84% 2002
32 Bolivia 25.63% 2012
33 Germany 25.6% 2012
34 Kazakhstan 25.48% 2007
35 Azerbaijan 25.06% 2009
36 Palestine 24.82% 2012
37 Philippines 24.2% 2008
38 Mongolia 23.71% 2010
39 Slovenia 23.67% 2012
40 Peru 22.14% 2012
41 Poland 21.79% 2012
42 Bulgaria 21.51% 2012
43 Panama 21.31% 2010
44 Puerto Rico 21.15% 2008
45 Hungary 21.01% 2012
46 Costa Rica 20.9% 2012
47 Qatar 20.88% 2012
48 Armenia 20.36% 2001
49 Greece 20.03% 2010
50 Iran 19.97% 2012
51 Colombia 19.75% 2011
52 Montenegro 19.53% 2011
53 Moldova 18.86% 2012
54 Hong Kong 18.69% 2011
55 Croatia 18.26% 2011
56 Chile 18.01% 2010
57 Austria 18.01% 2012
58 United Arab Emirates 17.95% 2005
59 Kyrgyzstan 17.89% 2009
60 Andorra 17.79% 2006
61 Macau 17.36% 2011
62 Czech Republic 17.34% 2012
63 Serbia 17.26% 2012
64 Slovakia 17.17% 2012
65 Anguilla 17.08% 2001
66 Mexico 16.3% 2012
67 Jordan 16.18% 2010
68 Venezuela 15.9% 2009
69 Portugal 15.38% 2012
70 Lebanon 15.32% 2007
71 Sri Lanka 14.11% 2009
72 Oman 14.01% 2008
73 Malta 13.99% 2012
74 Argentina 13.66% 2003
75 Romania 13.25% 2012
76 Turkey 12.92% 2012
77 Italy 12.75% 2012
78 Tunisia 12.48% 2010
79 Republic of Macedonia 12.23% 2002
80 Fiji 11.8% 2007
81 Thailand 11.79% 2010
82 Ecuador 11.55% 2010
83 Brazil 11.45% 2011
84 El Salvador 11.22% 2012
85 Bahrain 11.21% 2001
86 Uruguay 10.88% 2012
87 Dominican Republic 10.79% 2012
88 Tajikistan 10.65% 2000
89 Paraguay 10.42% 2008
90 Trinidad and Tobago 9.56% 2009
91 Kuwait 9.52% 2012
92 Cuba 9.36% 2002
93 Bhutan 8.9% 2005
94 Indonesia 7.88% 2011
95 Seychelles 7.38% 2002
96 Pakistan 7.37% 2011
97 Vietnam 6.7% 2009
98 South Africa 6.36% 2012
99 Syria 6.25% 2009
100 Tonga 6.22% 2011
101 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.17% 2011
102 Mauritius 5.21% 2011
103 Belize 5.18% 2010
104 Dominica 5.01% 2001
105 Honduras 4.24% 2012
106 Bangladesh 4.21% 2001
107 Samoa 3.88% 2001
108 China 3.58% 2010
109 Suriname 3.55% 2004
110 Mali 3.22% 2011
111 Chad 3.22% 2004
112 Ghana 3.13% 2010
113 Senegal 2.96% 2011
114 Uganda 2.95% 2010
115 Togo 2.62% 2009
116 Namibia 2.23% 2001
117 Benin 2.16% 2002
118 Lesotho 1.89% 2008
119 Maldives 1.64% 2006
120 Zimbabwe 1.54% 2002
121 Albania 1.45% 2011
122 Ethiopia 1.09% 2011
123 Barbados 1.06% 2000
124 Tanzania 0.93% 2002
125 Malawi 0.488% 1998
126 The Bahamas 0.339% 2000
127 Guyana 0.199% 2002
128 Burkina Faso 0.166% 2007
=129 Guatemala 0.0 2012
=129 Kenya 0.0 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=UNESCO&f=series%3aEA_56_Ag25t99, Educational attainment: completed tertiary. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy-and-Attainment/Educational-attainment:-completed-tertiary/Tertiary/Population-25+-years/%/Over-24-year-olds

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