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Education > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 South Korea 89.94% gross 2005
2 Finland 89.5% gross 2004
3 New Zealand 85.78% gross 2004
4 Sweden 83.73% gross 2004
5 United States 82.44% gross 2004
6 Norway 80.47% gross 2004
7 Greece 79.38% gross 2004
8 Latvia 74.35% gross 2004
9 Denmark 73.88% gross 2004
10 Slovenia 73.74% gross 2004
11 Lithuania 73.16% gross 2004
12 Australia 72.21% gross 2004
13 Ukraine 68.96% gross 2005
14 Russia 68.22% gross 2004
15 Iceland 67.69% gross 2004
16 Spain 65.65% gross 2004
17 Estonia 65.07% gross 2004
18 Argentina 63.86% gross 2003
19 Italy 63.09% gross 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 63% gross 2004
20 Belgium 62.54% gross 2004
21 Belarus 62.07% gross 2005
22 Cuba 61.49% gross 2005
23 Macau 61.36% gross 2005
24 Poland 61.04% gross 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 60.47% gross 2002
25 Canada 60.21% gross 2002
26 United Kingdom 60.13% gross 2004
27 Hungary 59.61% gross 2004
28 Netherlands 59.19% gross 2004
29 Ireland 58.51% gross 2004
European Union average (profile) 57.11% gross 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 56.72% gross 2004
30 Portugal 56.6% gross 2004
31 Israel 56.48% gross 2004
32 Libya 56.24% gross 2003
33 France 56.02% gross 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 55.79% gross 2004
34 Japan 53.98% gross 2004
35 Kazakhstan 53% gross 2005
Europe average (profile) 52.04% gross 2004
36 Lebanon 50.66% gross 2005
37 Austria 49.78% gross 2004
38 Switzerland 46.99% gross 2004
39 Georgia 46.13% gross 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 46.11% gross 2004
40 Panama 43.89% gross 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 43.47% gross 2004
41 Czech Republic 43.24% gross 2004
42 Thailand 43.01% gross 2005
43 Chile 42.98% gross 2004
44 Croatia 41.8% gross 2004
45 Kyrgyzstan 41.45% gross 2005
46 Mongolia 41.35% gross 2005
47 Venezuela 41.15% gross 2004
48 Bulgaria 41.12% gross 2004
49 Bolivia 40.62% gross 2004
50 Romania 40.18% gross 2004
51 Palau 40.17% gross 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 40.05% gross 2004
=52 Jordan 39.34% gross 2004
=52 Uruguay 39.34% gross 2003
54 Barbados 37.75% gross 2001
55 Serbia and Montenegro 36.25% gross 2001
56 Slovakia 36.1% gross 2004
57 Cyprus 35.86% gross 2004
58 Bahrain 35.51% gross 2005
59 Moldova 33.94% gross 2005
60 Germany 33.82% gross 1991
61 Aruba 33.54% gross 2005
62 Peru 33.36% gross 2004
63 Dominican Republic 32.89% gross 2004
64 Egypt 32.58% gross 2004
65 Malaysia 32.35% gross 2003
66 Hong Kong 31.39% gross 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 30.61% gross 2003
67 Turkey 29.01% gross 2004
68 Philippines 28.8% gross 2004
69 Tunisia 28.6% gross 2004
70 Saudi Arabia 28.41% gross 2005
71 Colombia 28.29% gross 2005
72 Armenia 28.03% gross 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 26.56% gross 2004
73 Malta 26.39% gross 2004
74 Costa Rica 25.34% gross 2004
75 Liechtenstein 25.11% gross 2004
76 Paraguay 24.42% gross 2003
77 Iran 23.94% gross 2005
78 Netherlands Antilles 23.59% gross 2002
OPEC countries average (profile) 23.56% gross 2003
79 Mexico 23.39% gross 2004
80 United Arab Emirates 22.48% gross 2003
81 Brazil 22.28% gross 2003
82 Turkmenistan 21.7% gross 1991
83 Singapore 20.45% gross 1991
84 Algeria 20.34% gross 2005
85 Ecuador 19.95% gross 1991
86 Albania 19.28% gross 2004
87 Qatar 19.12% gross 2005
88 China 19.1% gross 2004
89 El Salvador 19.01% gross 2005
90 Jamaica 18.99% gross 2003
91 Cayman Islands 18.82% gross 2001
92 Bermuda 18.8% gross 2005
93 Nicaragua 17.87% gross 2003
94 Syria 17.69% gross 1991
95 Kuwait 17.6% gross 2005
96 Tajikistan 17.26% gross 2005
97 Marshall Islands 16.95% gross 2003
98 Mauritius 16.86% gross 2005
99 Indonesia 16.67% gross 2004
100 Honduras 16.42% gross 2004
101 Vietnam 15.97% gross 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 15.73% gross 2004
102 South Africa 15.65% gross 2004
103 Liberia 15.54% gross 2000
104 Iraq 15.39% gross 2005
105 Fiji 15.28% gross 2004
106 Uzbekistan 15.26% gross 2004
107 Brunei 15.03% gross 2005
108 Azerbaijan 14.92% gross 2005
109 Oman 14.73% gross 2005
110 Federated States of Micronesia 14.07% gross 2000
111 Saint Lucia 13.71% gross 2005
112 Suriname 12.44% gross 2002
113 Luxembourg 12.39% gross 2004
114 Trinidad and Tobago 12.14% gross 2005
115 India 11.76% gross 2004
116 Burma 11.3% gross 2002
117 Morocco 11.27% gross 2005
118 Nigeria 10.18% gross 2004
119 East Timor 10.16% gross 2002
120 Guyana 9.86% gross 2005
121 Guatemala 9.58% gross 2003
122 Yemen 9.42% gross 2005
123 Andorra 8.32% gross 2005
124 Laos 7.95% gross 2005
125 Samoa 7.47% gross 2001
126 Cape Verde 6.93% gross 2005
127 Gabon 6.55% gross 1999
=128 Bangladesh 6.49% gross 2005
=128 Cote d'Ivoire 6.49% gross 1999
130 Namibia 6.11% gross 2003
=131 Cameroon 6.1% gross 2005
=131 Sudan 6.1% gross 2000
133 Tonga 6.08% gross 2004
134 Nepal 5.64% gross 2004
South Asia average (profile) 5.5% gross 2004
135 Senegal 5.4% gross 2005
136 Ghana 5.21% gross 2005
137 Vanuatu 4.95% gross 2004
138 Pakistan 4.65% gross 2005
139 Botswana 4.54% gross 2005
140 Swaziland 4.48% gross 2005
141 Sri Lanka 4.3% gross 1991
142 Zimbabwe 3.67% gross 2003
143 Congo, Republic of the 3.65% gross 2003
144 Togo 3.58% gross 2001
145 Uganda 3.44% gross 2004
146 Lesotho 3.43% gross 2005
147 Cambodia 3.35% gross 2005
148 Mauritania 3.18% gross 2005
149 Benin 3.04% gross 2001
150 Guinea 2.99% gross 2005
151 Kenya 2.91% gross 2004
152 Rwanda 2.71% gross 2005
153 Ethiopia 2.68% gross 2005
154 Equatorial Guinea 2.63% gross 2000
155 Belize 2.62% gross 2004
156 Madagascar 2.61% gross 2005
157 Mali 2.56% gross 2005
158 Burkina Faso 2.38% gross 2005
=159 Burundi 2.33% gross 2005
=159 Zambia 2.33% gross 2000
161 Djibouti 2.28% gross 2005
162 Comoros 2.27% gross 2004
163 Sierra Leone 2.14% gross 2002
164 Papua New Guinea 2.08% gross 1999
165 Central African Republic 1.59% gross 2005
166 Tanzania 1.39% gross 2005
167 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.3% gross 1999
168 Chad 1.21% gross 2005
169 The Gambia 1.2% gross 2004
170 Mozambique 1.19% gross 2004
171 Eritrea 1.13% gross 2004
172 Afghanistan 1.08% gross 2004
173 Niger 0.92% gross 2005
174 Angola 0.85% gross 2003
175 Malawi 0.42% gross 2004
176 Guinea-Bissau 0.38% gross 2001
177 Maldives 0.21% gross 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/School-enrollment/Tertiary/%-gross

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