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Education > Tertiary enrollment: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United StatesUnited States 72.6% 2000
2 FinlandFinland 70.4% 1995
3 NorwayNorway 70% 2000
4 SwedenSweden 70% 2000
5 New ZealandNew Zealand 69.2% 2000
6 RussiaRussia 64.1% 2000
7 AustraliaAustralia 63.3% 2000
8 LatviaLatvia 63.1% 2000
9 SloveniaSlovenia 60.5% 2000
10 CanadaCanada 60% 2002
11 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 59.5% 2000
12 SpainSpain 59.4% 2000
13 DenmarkDenmark 58.9% 2000
14 AustriaAustria 57.7% 2000
15 EstoniaEstonia 57.5% 2000
16 BelgiumBelgium 57% 2002
17 BelarusBelarus 56% 2000
18 PolandPoland 55.5% 2000
19 NetherlandsNetherlands 55% 2000
20 FranceFrance 53.6% 2000
21 IsraelIsrael 52.7% 2000
22 LithuaniaLithuania 52.5% 2000
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 52.34% 2000
23 MacauMacau 52.1% 2000
24 PortugalPortugal 50.2% 2000
25 ItalyItaly 49.9% 2000
26 LibyaLibya 48.8% 2000
27 IcelandIceland 48.7% 2000
28 ArgentinaArgentina 48% 2002
29 JapanJapan 47.7% 2000
30 IrelandIreland 47.5% 2000
31 GermanyGermany 46.3% 2002
32 UkraineUkraine 43.3% 2002
33 LebanonLebanon 42.3% 2000
34 GreeceGreece 42.3% 1995
35 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 42.1% 2000
36 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 41.1% 2000
37 BulgariaBulgaria 40.8% 2000
38 HungaryHungary 40% 2000
39 BarbadosBarbados 38.2% 2000
40 ChileChile 37.5% 2000
41 UruguayUruguay 36.1% 2000
42 BoliviaBolivia 35.7% 2000
43 ThailandThailand 35.3% 2000
44 PanamaPanama 34.9% 2002
45 GeorgiaGeorgia 34.5% 2000
46 SingaporeSingapore 33.7% 1995
47 MongoliaMongolia 33.3% 2000
48 PhilippinesPhilippines 31.2% 2000
49 KazakhstanKazakhstan 30.9% 2000
50 SlovakiaSlovakia 30.3% 2000
51 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 29.8% 2000
52 ArubaAruba 29.5% 2000
53 PeruPeru 28.8% 2002
54 JordanJordan 28.6% 2002
55 VenezuelaVenezuela 28.5% 2000
56 CroatiaCroatia 28.3% 1995
57 MalaysiaMalaysia 28.2% 2000
58 MoldovaMoldova 27.9% 2000
59 RomaniaRomania 27.3% 2000
60 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 25.4% 2002
61 BahrainBahrain 25.2% 2002
62 QatarQatar 24.6% 2000
63 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 24.4% 2000
64 CubaCuba 24.2% 2000
65 ColombiaColombia 23.3% 2000
66 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 22.9% 1997
67 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 22.4% 2002
68 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 22.3% 2002
69 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 21.8% 2000
70 TunisiaTunisia 21.7% 2000
71 MaltaMalta 21.5% 2002
72 KuwaitKuwait 21.1% 2002
73 MexicoMexico 20.7% 2000
74 ArmeniaArmenia 20.2% 2000
75 CyprusCyprus 20% 2002
76 El SalvadorEl Salvador 17.5% 2000
77 BrazilBrazil 16.5% 2000
78 JamaicaJamaica 16.4% 2000
79 Costa RicaCosta Rica 16% 2000
80 South AfricaSouth Africa 15.2% 2000
81 AlbaniaAlbania 15.1% 2000
82 TurkeyTurkey 15% 2002
83 AlgeriaAlgeria 15% 2002
84 HondurasHonduras 14.7% 2000
85 IndonesiaIndonesia 14.6% 2000
86 BruneiBrunei 14.4% 2000
87 TajikistanTajikistan 14% 2000
88 IraqIraq 13.6% 2002
89 United Arab EmiratesUAE 12.1% 2002
90 NicaraguaNicaragua 11.5% 1995
91 BurmaBurma 11.5% 2000
92 MauritiusMauritius 11.4% 2000
93 SamoaSamoa 10.9% 2000
94 IndiaIndia 10.5% 2002
95 MoroccoMorocco 10.3% 2000
96 ParaguayParaguay 10.1% 1995
97 VietnamVietnam 9.7% 2000
98 GuyanaGuyana 9.7% 1995
99 LuxembourgLuxembourg 9.3% 2000
100 GuatemalaGuatemala 8.5% 1995
101 OmanOman 8.5% 2000
102 GabonGabon 8% 2002
103 ChinaChina 7.5% 2002
104 SurinameSuriname 7% 2002
105 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 7% 2002
106 SudanSudan 6.9% 2002
107 BangladeshBangladesh 6.6% 2000
108 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 6.5% 2000
109 SyriaSyria 6.1% 2002
110 NamibiaNamibia 5.9% 2002
111 SwazilandSwaziland 5.2% 2000
112 Sri LankaSri Lanka 5.1% 1995
113 CameroonCameroon 4.9% 2000
114 NepalNepal 4.6% 2000
115 BotswanaBotswana 4.6% 2000
116 NigeriaNigeria 4.3% 1997
117 ZimbabweZimbabwe 3.9% 2000
118 TongaTonga 3.8% 2002
119 SenegalSenegal 3.7% 2002
120 MauritaniaMauritania 3.7% 2000
121 TogoTogo 3.7% 2002
122 BeninBenin 3.6% 2002
123 GhanaGhana 3.3% 2000
124 KenyaKenya 3% 2000
125 UgandaUganda 3% 2000
126 CambodiaCambodia 2.8% 2000
127 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 2.7% 2002
128 LesothoLesotho 2.6% 2000
129 ZambiaZambia 2.5% 2000
130 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 2.3% 2002
131 MadagascarMadagascar 2.2% 2000
132 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 2.2% 2000
133 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 1.9% 2002
134 MaliMali 1.9% 2002
135 RwandaRwanda 1.7% 2000
136 The GambiaThe Gambia 1.7% 1997
137 EritreaEritrea 1.7% 2000
138 EthiopiaEthiopia 1.6% 2000
139 NigerNiger 1.5% 2000
140 GuineaGuinea 1.2% 1995
141 BurundiBurundi 1.2% 2000
142 ComorosComoros 1.1% 2002
143 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 1% 1995
144 ChadChad 0.9% 2002
145 DjiboutiDjibouti 0.9% 2000
146 TanzaniaTanzania 0.7% 2000
147 AngolaAngola 0.7% 2002
148 MozambiqueMozambique 0.6% 2000
149 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 0.4% 2002
150 VanuatuVanuatu 0.3% 2002
151 MalawiMalawi 0.3% 2002

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Tertiary enrollment", UNESCO. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Tertiary-enrollment

Education > Tertiary enrollment: Countries Compared Map

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I'd say that this is the percentage of the entire population, not only the college-aged population.

Posted on 05 Oct 2009

Michael

Michael

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