Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education

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

  1. In 2018, Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education in Singapore increased 1.6points from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Australia Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education was up 2.5points year on year reaching 47.2 Percent of Persons Aged 25+.
  3. In 2018 Cyprus was number 10 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education.
  4. In 2015 Luxembourg was number 1 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education totalising 69.07 Percent of Persons Aged 25+, compared to 42 in 2014.

Top Countries in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education

# 53 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Luxembourg
69.07 % 2015 NA NA View data
2 #2
Cayman Islands
54.85 % 2015 +0.1 % NA View data
3 #3
Singapore
54.55 % 2018 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
4 #4
Lithuania
53.76 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.6 % View data
5 #5
Georgia
50.95 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
6 #6
Armenia
50.56 % 2015 NA NA View data
7 #7
Australia
47.20 % 2018 +1.4 % +2.5 % View data
8 #8
New Zealand
45.37 % 2018 -0.3 % NA View data
9 #9
Latvia
39.92 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.0 % View data
10 #10
Cyprus
39.22 % 2018 +1.5 % +1.9 % View data
11 #11
Norway
38.78 % 2016 +2.0 % +1.9 % View data
12 #12
Sweden
38.48 % 2018 +0.9 % +1.4 % View data
13 #13
Germany
36.40 % 2018 +1.5 % +2.4 % View data
14 #14
Denmark
35.76 % 2016 +2.5 % NA View data
15 #15
Venezuela
35.40 % 2016 +15.0 % +7.3 % View data
16 #16
Finland
35.10 % 2015 +0.8 % NA View data
17 #17
Belgium
34.29 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.8 % View data
18 #18
Moldova
33.08 % 2013 -24.0 % +1.4 % View data
19 #19
Philippines
32.85 % 2013 NA +2.0 % View data
20 #20
Andorra
32.23 % 2016 -0.6 % NA View data
21 #21
Netherlands
31.75 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.9 % View data
22 #22
France
31.06 % 2018 +1.8 % +2.6 % View data
23 #23
Hungary
30.18 % 2018 +2.3 % +0.8 % View data
24 #24
Austria
30.13 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.6 % View data
25 #25
Azerbaijan
29.73 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.2 % View data
26 #26
Hong Kong
29.10 % 2017 NA NA View data
27 #27
Poland
29.08 % 2018 +1.6 % +2.3 % View data
28 #28
Greece
26.70 % 2016 -12.4 % NA View data
29 #29
Saudi Arabia
25.89 % 2013 NA NA View data
30 #30
Malta
25.34 % 2018 +1.5 % +1.6 % View data
31 #31
Iran
23.81 % 2018 +1.8 % +2.2 % View data
32 #32
Qatar
23.54 % 2018 -0.9 % -1.2 % View data
33 #33
Serbia
23.41 % 2018 +2.3 % +5.1 % View data
34 #34
Peru
22.12 % 2018 +1.4 % +0.7 % View data
35 #35
Oman
21.29 % 2015 NA +2.6 % View data
36 #36
Czech Republic
20.83 % 2018 +1.7 % +0.9 % View data
37 #37
Colombia
20.80 % 2018 +1.8 % +2.3 % View data
38 #38
Portugal
20.73 % 2018 +3.1 % +4.9 % View data
39 #39
Slovakia
20.48 % 2018 +0.2 % +2.8 % View data
40 #40
Romania
18.14 % 2018 +1.0 % +0.9 % View data
41 #41
Thailand
16.90 % 2013 NA NA View data
42 #42
South Africa
16.06 % 2018 +2.0 % NA View data
43 #43
Italy
15.58 % 2018 +1.6 % NA View data
44 #44
Saint Lucia
15.45 % 2013 NA NA View data
45 #45
Kuwait
15.02 % 2015 NA NA View data
46 #46
Ecuador
13.77 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.6 % View data
47 #47
Greenland
13.70 % 2015 +0.1 % +0.8 % View data
48 #48
Zimbabwe
13.05 % 2014 NA NA View data
49 #49
Uruguay
13.05 % 2018 -0.9 % +2.1 % View data
50 #50
Bosnia and Herzegovina
11.88 % 2016 +3.5 % +3.8 % View data
51 #51
Guatemala
10.31 % 2014 +207.2 % NA View data
52 #52
Ivory Coast
5.31 % 2014 NA NA View data
53 #53
Burkina Faso
0.00 % 2014 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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