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Labor > 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 Israel 84% 2007
2 United States 61.1% 2007
3 Russia 52.5% 2007
4 Kazakhstan 50% 2004
5 Canada 46.2% 2007
6 Ukraine 45.2% 2005
7 Japan 39.9% 2007
8 New Caledonia 38.8% 2004
9 New Zealand 37.3% 2007
10 Belgium 36.1% 2006
11 Cyprus 35.5% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 35.44% 2007
=12 Finland 34.8% 2007
=12 Cayman Islands 34.8% 2007
14 Peru 33.9% 2007
15 Estonia 33.7% 2007
16 Norway 33.5% 2007
17 Ireland 33.3% 2007
18 Australia 32.7% 2007
19 Lithuania 32.1% 2007
=20 United Kingdom 31.9% 2007
=20 Iceland 31.9% 2002
22 Spain 31.8% 2007
23 Ghana 31% 1992
24 Denmark 30.6% 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 30.58% 2007
25 Georgia 29.9% 2007
26 Sweden 29.8% 2007
27 Switzerland 29.7% 2007
28 Argentina 29.5% 2006
29 France 29.4% 2007
30 Luxembourg 29.2% 2007
31 Bermuda 29% 2000
32 Philippines 27.7% 2007
33 Nigeria 27.3% 1995
=34 Ecuador 25.9% 2006
=34 Greece 25.9% 2007
36 The Bahamas 25.5% 2006
37 Chile 25.2% 2007
38 Colombia 25.1% 1998
39 Bulgaria 24.3% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 24.01% 2007
40 Panama 24% 2007
41 Germany 23.9% 2007
42 European Union 23.88% 2007
43 El Salvador 23.8% 1996
44 Singapore 23.7% 2007
European Union average (profile) 23.6% 2007
45 Latvia 23.6% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 23.4% 2007
46 Pakistan 22.9% 2007
47 Slovenia 22.4% 2006
48 Azerbaijan 22.3% 2007
49 Poland 21.5% 2007
50 Hungary 20.6% 2007
51 Malaysia 20.3% 2007
52 Uruguay 18.7% 2007
53 Qatar 18.6% 2004
54 Barbados 18.4% 2003
55 Dominican Republic 18.3% 2007
56 Saint Kitts and Nevis 18.2% 2001
57 Croatia 18.1% 2007
=58 Netherlands Antilles 17.7% 2007
=58 Austria 17.7% 2007
60 Mexico 17.3% 2007
61 Malta 17.1% 2007
62 Costa Rica 16.8% 2007
=63 Bahrain 16.7% 1991
=63 Kuwait 16.7% 2003
65 United Arab Emirates 16.6% 2005
66 Sri Lanka 16.5% 2007
67 Italy 15.7% 2007
68 Aruba 15.5% 1994
69 Slovakia 15.1% 2007
70 Cuba 14.7% 2007
71 Czech Republic 14.4% 2007
72 Bolivia 14.2% 2000
73 Portugal 14.1% 2007
74 Oman 13.8% 2000
75 Paraguay 13.5% 2007
76 South Africa 13.4% 2007
77 Romania 13.3% 2007
78 Turkey 13.1% 2007
79 Belize 12.4% 2005
80 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11% 2007
81 Tajikistan 10.9% 2004
82 Mauritius 10.7% 2007
83 Kenya 10.1% 1986
84 Algeria 10% 2004
85 San Marino 9.5% 2002
86 Saint Lucia 8.9% 2000
87 Morocco 8.7% 2006
88 Brazil 8.6% 2006
89 Nepal 8.4% 1995
90 Antigua and Barbuda 8.2% 2002
91 Namibia 7.9% 2004
92 Dominica 7.6% 1997
93 Trinidad and Tobago 7.5% 2002
94 Tunisia 7.1% 1997
95 Indonesia 6.5% 2007
96 Syria 6.3% 2003
=97 Guatemala 6.2% 2006
=97 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.2% 1991
99 Nicaragua 6% 1995
100 Netherlands 3.3% 2007
101 Guinea 3.2% 1998
102 Madagascar 3.1% 2005
103 Kyrgyzstan 2.5% 2006
104 Uganda 2.4% 1994
105 Ethiopia 1.1% 1999
106 Chad 0.6% 1993
107 Niger 0.4% 2001
108 Rwanda 0.3% 1996

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Labor force with tertiary education > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Labor-force-with-tertiary-education/%-of-total

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