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Labor > Force with tertiary education > % of total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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% 1998
2 Canada 52.5% 2001
3 Israel 49.6% 2001
4 Bermuda 46.2% 1991
5 Lithuania 46% 2001
6 United States 43.3% 1989
7 Georgia 41.8% 1999
8 Puerto Rico 40.5% 1990
9 Singapore 37.9% 2001
10 San Marino 35.3% 1999
11 Belgium 31.9% 2000
12 Finland 31.6% 2001
13 Ghana 31% 1992
14 Japan 30.9% 1997
15 Estonia 30.7% 2001
16 Iceland 29.6% 2001
17 Peru 29.3% 2001
18 Australia 29% 2001
19 Cyprus 28.9% 2001
20 Norway 28.4% 1998
21 Spain 27.9% 2001
22 Nigeria 27.3% 1995
=23 Jordan 27.2% 1996
=23 New Zealand 27.2% 2001
25 United Kingdom 26.8% 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 26.77% 1997
26 France 26.2% 2001
27 Ireland 25.8% 2001
28 Colombia 25.1% 1998
=29 South Korea 24.9% 2001
=29 Sweden 24.9% 2001
31 Denmark 24.8% 2000
High income OECD countries average (profile) 24.31% 2001
32 Switzerland 24.2% 2001
=33 Ecuador 23.8% 2001
=33 El Salvador 23.8% 1996
=33 Germany 23.8% 2001
36 Netherlands 23.5% 2001
37 Bulgaria 23.3% 2001
NATO countries average (profile) 22.16% 2001
38 Chile 21.6% 1994
Eurozone average (profile) 21.46% 2001
39 Uruguay 21.4% 1990
European Union average (profile) 21.26% 2001
40 Luxembourg 20.6% 2001
=41 Greece 20.1% 2001
=41 The Bahamas 20.1% 1998
43 Latvia 19.9% 2001
44 Kuwait 19% 1988
45 Qatar 18.8% 1997
=46 Oman 17.2% 1996
=46 Croatia 17.2% 2001
48 Bahrain 16.7% 1991
49 Slovenia 16.6% 2001
50 Hungary 16.5% 2001
51 Panama 16% 2001
=52 Venezuela 15.5% 1990
=52 Aruba 15.5% 1994
54 Mexico 15.4% 2001
=55 Costa Rica 14.9% 2001
=55 Austria 14.9% 2001
57 Barbados 14.8% 1998
58 United Arab Emirates 14.5% 1985
59 Bolivia 14.2% 2000
60 Hong Kong 14.1% 1990
61 Botswana 13.7% 1996
62 Netherlands Antilles 13.2% 1998
63 Poland 12.9% 2001
64 Syria 12.5% 1990
65 Sri Lanka 12.3% 2000
66 Macau 12% 2001
67 Italy 11.9% 2001
68 Czech Republic 11.6% 2001
69 Slovakia 11.5% 2001
70 Belize 11.2% 1999
71 Morocco 10.7% 1996
72 Dominican Republic 10.3% 2000
=73 Dominica 10.1% 1997
=73 Kenya 10.1% 1986
75 Portugal 9.4% 2001
76 Romania 9.1% 2001
77 Turkey 8.3% 1988
=78 Thailand 8.1% 1988
=78 Saint Lucia 8.1% 1999
80 Malaysia 7.9% 1988
81 Tunisia 7.1% 1997
82 Paraguay 7% 1995
83 Brazil 6.9% 1999
84 Trinidad and Tobago 6.5% 1998
85 Algeria 6.4% 1992
86 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.2% 1991
87 Nicaragua 6% 1995
88 Pakistan 4.9% 1988
89 Namibia 4.7% 1997
90 Indonesia 4.2% 1998
91 Suriname 4.1% 1997
92 India 4% 1988
93 Honduras 3.5% 1989
94 Guinea 3.2% 1998
95 Mauritius 2.5% 1995
96 Uganda 2.4% 1994
97 Ethiopia 1.1% 1999
98 Chad 0.6% 1993
99 Rwanda 0.2% 1996

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Force with tertiary education > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Force-with-tertiary-education/%-of-total

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