Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level

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

  1. South Korea grew 2.2points of Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level in 2018, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 South Korea Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level was up 2.5points year on year at 48.87 Percent.
  3. In 2018 Japan was number 3 in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level.
  4. In 2018 Slovenia was ranked number 26 in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level totalising 32.19 Percent, from 27 in 2017.

Top Countries in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level

# 48 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 Canada 57.72 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.7 % View data
2 Russia 55.91 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.6 % View data
3 Japan 51.93 % 2018 +1.5 % +1.9 % View data
4 Israel 50.57 % 2018 +0.9 % +1.3 % View data
5 South Korea 48.87 % 2018 +2.2 % +2.5 % View data
6 United Kingdom 47.59 % 2018 +2.1 % +2.6 % View data
7 United States 46.54 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
8 Ireland 45.43 % 2018 +2.0 % +1.8 % View data
9 Australia 45.17 % 2018 +1.7 % +2.7 % View data
10 Finland 44.60 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.9 % View data
11 Luxembourg 44.50 % 2018 +2.0 % +1.8 % View data
12 Norway 44.27 % 2018 +1.4 % +2.2 % View data
13 Switzerland 42.63 % 2018 +2.0 % +2.6 % View data
14 Sweden 42.27 % 2018 +1.7 % +2.7 % View data
15 Iceland 41.53 % 2018 +1.8 % +2.9 % View data
16 Lithuania 41.09 % 2018 +1.9 % +3.1 % View data
17 Estonia 39.46 % 2018 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
18 Denmark 38.95 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.9 % View data
19 Belgium 38.36 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.5 % View data
20 Cyprus 37.51 % 2018 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
21 Spain 37.05 % 2018 +1.8 % +1.9 % View data
22 Netherlands 36.85 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.7 % View data
23 New Zealand 36.28 % 2016 +6.6 % NA View data
24 France 35.98 % 2018 +1.9 % +2.3 % View data
25 Latvia 34.59 % 2018 +2.3 % +2.2 % View data
26 Slovenia 32.19 % 2018 +2.3 % +2.9 % View data
27 Austria 32.00 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.5 % View data
28 Greece 31.34 % 2018 +2.1 % +2.7 % View data
29 Poland 30.22 % 2018 +2.6 % +3.3 % View data
30 Germany 28.66 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.1 % View data
31 Portugal 25.32 % 2018 +3.3 % +5.6 % View data
32 Bulgaria 24.98 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.7 % View data
33 Hungary 24.92 % 2018 +1.9 % +2.1 % View data
34 Czech Republic 24.22 % 2018 +2.8 % +3.4 % View data
35 Costa Rica 23.63 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.3 % View data
36 Chile 23.52 % 2018 +1.7 % +2.2 % View data
37 Peru 23.01 % 2018 +1.7 % +1.5 % View data
38 Slovakia 22.99 % 2018 +2.5 % +3.0 % View data
39 Colombia 22.25 % 2016 +3.2 % NA View data
40 Argentina 21.56 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.5 % View data
41 Turkey 20.29 % 2018 +3.1 % +5.0 % View data
42 Italy 18.52 % 2018 +2.1 % +2.6 % View data
43 Malta 17.61 % 2018 +1.9 % +1.8 % View data
44 Mexico 17.06 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.0 % View data
45 Brazil 15.75 % 2018 +2.2 % +2.8 % View data
46 Romania 14.44 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.3 % View data
47 South Africa 12.22 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
48 Indonesia 9.77 % 2015 NA +7.0 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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