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Education > Participation > 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 Cuba 121.51% 2008
2 Finland 94.44% 2008
3 Greece 90.83% 2007
4 Slovenia 86.71% 2008
5 United States 82.92% 2008
6 Denmark 80.3% 2007
7 Ukraine 79.44% 2008
8 Venezuela 78.64% 2008
9 New Zealand 78.45% 2008
10 Lithuania 77.3% 2008
11 Russia 77.19% 2008
12 Australia 77% 2008
13 Iceland 74.6% 2008
14 Norway 73.19% 2008
15 Belarus 72.84% 2008
16 Sweden 71.05% 2008
17 Spain 70.58% 2008
18 Latvia 69.2% 2008
19 Argentina 67.73% 2007
20 Italy 67.11% 2007
21 Poland 66.91% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 66.76% 2007
22 Romania 65.56% 2008
23 Hungary 65.02% 2008
24 Uruguay 64.27% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 64.16% 2007
25 Estonia 63.71% 2008
European Union average (profile) 63.05% 2007
26 Belgium 62.97% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 62.91% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 62.51% 2004
27 Canada 62.27% 2004
28 Netherlands 60.6% 2008
29 Israel 59.73% 2008
30 Czech Republic 58.57% 2008
31 Ireland 58.31% 2008
32 Japan 58.03% 2008
33 United Kingdom 57.42% 2008
34 Portugal 56.88% 2007
35 Libya 55.74% 2003
36 Austria 54.71% 2008
37 France 54.58% 2008
38 Slovakia 53.62% 2008
39 Chile 52.06% 2007
40 Kyrgyzstan 51.96% 2008
41 Lebanon 51.53% 2008
42 Bulgaria 51.03% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 50.67% 2008
Europe average (profile) 50.58% 2003
43 Mongolia 49.84% 2008
44 Switzerland 49.4% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 48.91% 2004
45 Serbia and Montenegro 47.77% 2008
46 Germany 47.17% 1997
Emerging markets average (profile) 47.08% 2007
47 Croatia 47.03% 2007
48 Panama 45.03% 2007
49 Thailand 44.66% 2008
50 Cyprus 42.62% 2008
51 Ecuador 42.41% 2008
52 Kazakhstan 41.05% 2009
53 Jordan 40.65% 2008
54 Palau 40.17% 2002
55 Moldova 40% 2008
56 Turkey 38.37% 2008
57 Bolivia 38.32% 2007
58 Liechtenstein 36.82% 2008
59 Cayman Islands 36.32% 2008
60 Colombia 35.36% 2008
61 Peru 34.48% 2006
62 Brazil 34.44% 2008
63 Georgia 34.29% 2008
64 Armenia 34.21% 2007
65 Tunisia 33.7% 2008
66 Bosnia and Herzegovina 33.52% 2007
67 Dominican Republic 33.25% 2004
68 Malta 33.04% 2007
69 Aruba 32.59% 2008
70 Malaysia 32.11% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 30.51% 2003
71 Bahrain 29.94% 2006
72 Saudi Arabia 29.85% 2008
73 Philippines 28.69% 2008
74 Paraguay 28.55% 2007
75 Mexico 27.19% 2008
76 Oman 26.89% 2008
77 Costa Rica 25.34% 2005
78 Bermuda 25.25% 2007
79 United Arab Emirates 25.19% 2008
80 El Salvador 24.56% 2008
81 Jamaica 24.2% 2008
82 Algeria 24.02% 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 23.86% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 23.35% 2003
83 China 22.69% 2008
84 Turkmenistan 21.7% 1991
85 Indonesia 21.26% 2008
86 Netherlands Antilles 21.16% 2002
87 Tajikistan 20.15% 2008
88 Albania 19.27% 2004
89 Kuwait 18.9% 2004
90 Honduras 18.65% 2008
91 Nicaragua 18.05% 2003
92 Guatemala 17.71% 2007
93 Liberia 17.39% 2000
94 Marshall Islands 16.95% 2003
=95 Mauritius 16.04% 2009
=95 Brunei 16.04% 2008
97 Azerbaijan 15.75% 2008
98 Iraq 15.7% 2005
99 Fiji 15.41% 2005
100 East Timor 15.2% 2009
101 South Africa 15.04% 1994
102 The Bahamas 14.97% 1995
103 Saint Lucia 14.83% 2008
104 Syria 14.77% 1995
105 India 13.48% 2007
106 Laos 13.37% 2008
107 Suriname 12.32% 2002
108 Morocco 12.29% 2008
109 Cape Verde 11.91% 2008
110 Trinidad and Tobago 11.57% 2005
111 Guyana 11.51% 2008
112 Belize 11.22% 2009
113 Qatar 10.98% 2008
114 Burma 10.74% 2007
115 Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.09% 1993
116 Nigeria 10.07% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 10.03% 1980
=117 Luxembourg 9.95% 2006
=117 Uzbekistan 9.95% 2008
119 Vietnam 9.68% 2001
120 Guinea 9.22% 2008
121 Namibia 8.94% 2008
122 Cote d'Ivoire 8.37% 2007
123 Senegal 8% 2008
124 Cameroon 7.82% 2008
South Asia average (profile) 7.72% 2007
125 Botswana 7.58% 2006
126 Samoa 7.45% 2001
127 Gabon 7.06% 1999
128 Cambodia 7.02% 2008
129 Bangladesh 6.98% 2007
130 Bhutan 6.57% 2008
131 Tonga 6.38% 2004
132 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.22% 1990
133 Ghana 6.2% 2007
134 Sudan 5.93% 2000
=135 Benin 5.85% 2006
=135 Grenada 5.85% 1980
137 Nepal 5.55% 2004
138 Mali 5.44% 2008
139 Togo 5.29% 2007
140 Pakistan 5.18% 2008
141 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.05% 2008
142 Vanuatu 4.77% 2004
143 Sri Lanka 4.68% 1994
144 Swaziland 4.39% 2006
145 Sao Tome and Principe 4.14% 2009
146 Kenya 4.05% 2009
147 Rwanda 3.97% 2008
148 Congo, Republic of the 3.91% 2003
149 Mauritania 3.83% 2007
=150 Dominica 3.8% 2008
=150 Zimbabwe 3.8% 2003
152 Uganda 3.69% 2008
153 Lesotho 3.63% 2006
154 Ethiopia 3.6% 2008
155 Madagascar 3.4% 2008
156 Equatorial Guinea 3.26% 2000
157 Burkina Faso 3.06% 2008
158 Guinea-Bissau 2.85% 2006
159 Angola 2.79% 2006
160 Comoros 2.7% 2004
161 Djibouti 2.63% 2007
162 Burundi 2.52% 2008
163 Zambia 2.4% 2000
164 Central African Republic 2.29% 2008
165 Sierra Leone 2.05% 2002
166 Papua New Guinea 2.02% 1999
167 Eritrea 1.96% 2009
168 Chad 1.92% 2008
169 Tanzania 1.48% 2007
170 Mozambique 1.45% 2005
171 Niger 1.33% 2009
172 Afghanistan 1.28% 2004
173 The Gambia 1.23% 2004
174 Haiti 0.8% 1980
175 Malawi 0.49% 2007
176 Somalia 0.43% 1975
177 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.08% 2008
=178 Maldives 0.0 2006
=178 Seychelles 0.0 1992

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Participation/School-enrollment/Tertiary/%-gross

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