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Education > Educational attainment > Junior secondary: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of adult population (aged 25-64) educated till junior secondary level (year 2000).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Italy 57% 2000
2 Netherlands 45% 2000
=3 Belgium 42% 2000
=3 Ireland 42% 2000
5 Australia 41% 2000
6 United Kingdom 37% 2000
7 France 36% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 27.71% 2000
8 Finland 26% 2000
=9 Austria 24% 2000
=9 New Zealand 24% 2000
11 Denmark 20% 2000
12 Sweden 19% 2000
13 Canada 18% 2000
=14 Germany 17% 2000
=14 Japan 17% 2000
16 Norway 15% 2000
17 Switzerland 13% 2000
18 United States 12% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Educational attainment > Junior secondary. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators 2003. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Educational-attainment/Junior-secondary

Education > Educational attainment > Junior secondary: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Educational attainment > Junior secondary

  • United States ranked last for educational attainment > junior secondary amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • All of the bottom 18 countries by educational attainment > junior secondary are High income OECD.
  • All of the top 2 countries by educational attainment > junior secondary are European.
  • All of the top 4 countries by educational attainment > junior secondary are Heavily indebted.
  • All of the top 3 countries by educational attainment > junior secondary are European Union.
  • All of the top 2 countries by educational attainment > junior secondary are NATO.
  • 4 of the top 5 countries by educational attainment > junior secondary are Christian.
  • All of the top 2 countries by educational attainment > junior secondary are Eurozone.
  • Canada ranked second last for educational attainment > junior secondary amongst English speaking countries in 2000.
  • Japan ranked last for educational attainment > junior secondary amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
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