Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level

This key economic indicator for the Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. South Korea increased 2.1points of Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level in 2019, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 South Korea Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level increased 2.3points year on year close to 49.89 Percent.
  3. In 2019 Japan was number 3 in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level.
  4. In 2019 Luxembourg was ranked number 10 in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level at 45.36 Percent, compared to 11 in 2018.

Top Countries in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level

# 42 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Canada
58.50 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.8 % View data
2 #2
Russia
56.11 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
3 #3
Japan
52.69 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.8 % View data
4 #4
Israel
51.00 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
5 #5
South Korea
49.89 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.3 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
48.55 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.8 % View data
7 #7
United States
47.03 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
8 #8
Ireland
46.32 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.5 % View data
9 #9
Australia
45.91 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
10 #10
Luxembourg
45.36 % 2019 +1.9 % -0.3 % View data
11 #11
Finland
45.16 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.6 % View data
12 #12
Norway
44.87 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.4 % View data
13 #13
Switzerland
43.45 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.5 % View data
14 #14
Sweden
42.95 % 2019 +1.6 % +2.1 % View data
15 #15
Iceland
42.24 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.6 % View data
16 #16
Lithuania
41.86 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.7 % View data
17 #17
Estonia
39.84 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.2 % View data
18 #18
Denmark
39.46 % 2019 +1.3 % +2.0 % View data
19 #19
Belgium
38.79 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.0 % View data
20 #20
Spain
37.69 % 2019 +1.7 % +1.7 % View data
21 #21
Netherlands
37.31 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.6 % View data
22 #22
France
36.64 % 2019 +1.8 % +1.8 % View data
23 #23
New Zealand
36.28 % 2016 +6.6 % NA View data
24 #24
Latvia
35.35 % 2019 +2.2 % +3.2 % View data
25 #25
Slovenia
32.91 % 2019 +2.2 % +2.8 % View data
26 #26
Austria
32.38 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.6 % View data
27 #27
Greece
31.97 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.6 % View data
28 #28
Poland
30.99 % 2019 +2.5 % +2.8 % View data
29 #29
Germany
28.89 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.3 % View data
30 #30
Portugal
26.11 % 2019 +3.1 % +3.8 % View data
31 #31
Hungary
25.37 % 2019 +1.8 % +1.7 % View data
32 #32
Czech Republic
24.86 % 2019 +2.6 % +2.9 % View data
33 #33
Chile
23.92 % 2019 +1.7 % NA View data
34 #34
Costa Rica
23.85 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.3 % View data
35 #35
Slovakia
23.53 % 2019 +2.4 % +2.9 % View data
36 #36
Colombia
22.25 % 2016 +3.2 % NA View data
37 #37
Turkey
20.90 % 2019 +3.0 % +4.6 % View data
38 #38
Italy
18.89 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.2 % View data
39 #39
Mexico
17.24 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.5 % View data
40 #40
Brazil
16.09 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.4 % View data
41 #41
South Africa
12.30 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
42 #42
Indonesia
9.77 % 2015 NA +7.0 % View data

Source: OECD

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