Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education

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

  1. United Arab Emirates Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education grew 5.5points in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Uzbekistan Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education rose 3.3points year on year close to 64.73 Percent of Persons Aged 25+.
  3. In 2019 Georgia was ranked number 3 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education.
  4. In 2015 Luxembourg was ranked number 1 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education attaining 69.07 Percent of Persons Aged 25+, jumping from 63 in 2014.

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

# 92 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Luxembourg
69.07 % 2015 NA NA View data
2 #2
Uzbekistan
64.73 % 2019 +1.3 % +3.3 % View data
3 #3
Georgia
58.13 % 2019 +1.2 % +3.3 % View data
4 #4
Singapore
56.46 % 2019 +1.3 % +2.0 % View data
5 #5
United Arab Emirates
55.47 % 2018 +5.5 % NA View data
6 #6
Lithuania
55.33 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.7 % View data
7 #7
Cayman Islands
54.85 % 2015 +0.1 % NA View data
8 #8
Bermuda
54.74 % 2016 NA NA View data
9 #9
Israel
50.36 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.5 % View data
10 #10
Puerto Rico
50.05 % 2017 NA NA View data
11 #11
Australia
48.97 % 2019 +1.4 % +4.6 % View data
12 #12
Armenia
46.73 % 2017 NA NA View data
13 #13
United States
45.50 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.7 % View data
14 #14
New Zealand
45.26 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.2 % View data
15 #15
United Kingdom
44.09 % 2017 NA +3.6 % View data
16 #16
Latvia
43.77 % 2019 +0.4 % +3.1 % View data
17 #17
Ireland
42.95 % 2017 NA NA View data
18 #18
South Korea
40.30 % 2015 NA +2.7 % View data
19 #19
Estonia
40.29 % 2018 +3.9 % NA View data
20 #20
Cyprus
39.78 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.3 % View data
21 #21
Norway
39.60 % 2017 +2.1 % NA View data
22 #22
Sweden
39.20 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.4 % View data
23 #23
Denmark
37.12 % 2018 NA NA View data
24 #24
Finland
36.31 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.8 % View data
25 #25
Germany
36.22 % 2019 +1.8 % +1.6 % View data
26 #26
Venezuela
35.40 % 2016 +15.0 % +7.3 % View data
27 #27
Belgium
34.58 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.1 % View data
28 #28
Netherlands
33.24 % 2019 -0.1 % +1.7 % View data
29 #29
Bahrain
32.37 % 2018 +32.4 % NA View data
30 #30
Andorra
32.23 % 2016 -0.6 % NA View data
31 #31
Spain
31.54 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.7 % View data
32 #32
Saudi Arabia
31.48 % 2017 NA NA View data
33 #33
France
31.37 % 2019 +1.7 % +1.8 % View data
34 #34
Hungary
30.83 % 2019 +2.2 % +1.8 % View data
35 #35
Austria
30.47 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.4 % View data
36 #36
Malta
30.01 % 2019 -0.4 % +4.8 % View data
37 #37
Azerbaijan
29.76 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.2 % View data
38 #38
Poland
29.55 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.7 % View data
39 #39
Slovenia
29.08 % 2019 +2.0 % +3.0 % View data
40 #40
Greece
26.70 % 2016 -12.4 % NA View data
41 #41
Palestine
25.95 % 2019 +0.3 % +2.7 % View data
42 #42
Bulgaria
24.71 % 2017 NA NA View data
43 #43
Iran
24.22 % 2019 +1.8 % +2.2 % View data
44 #44
Bolivia
24.05 % 2015 NA NA View data
45 #45
Qatar
23.72 % 2019 -0.7 % -0.7 % View data
46 #46
Serbia
23.67 % 2019 +2.1 % +3.1 % View data
47 #47
Slovakia
22.78 % 2019 +1.0 % +3.2 % View data
48 #48
Tajikistan
22.75 % 2017 NA NA View data
49 #49
Chile
22.55 % 2019 +1.9 % NA View data
50 #50
Costa Rica
22.32 % 2019 +0.8 % -1.0 % View data
51 #51
Peru
21.91 % 2018 NA +0.5 % View data
52 #52
Colombia
21.56 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.8 % View data
53 #53
Oman
21.29 % 2015 NA +2.6 % View data
54 #54
Czech Republic
21.17 % 2019 +1.6 % +2.2 % View data
55 #55
Malaysia
20.88 % 2016 NA NA View data
56 #56
Turkey
20.31 % 2019 +3.4 % +5.1 % View data
57 #57
Argentina
20.12 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.4 % View data
58 #58
Portugal
20.11 % 2019 +4.6 % +2.3 % View data
59 #59
Philippines
20.07 % 2017 NA NA View data
60 #60
Kuwait
18.27 % 2019 -1.3 % NA View data
61 #61
Romania
18.13 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.0 % View data
62 #62
Brazil
16.88 % 2019 +2.0 % +5.1 % View data
63 #63
Mexico
16.43 % 2019 -0.1 % +2.6 % View data
64 #64
South Africa
16.38 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.3 % View data
65 #65
Bangladesh
15.86 % 2019 +1.9 % +9.0 % View data
66 #66
Italy
15.82 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.8 % View data
67 #67
Paraguay
15.39 % 2019 +1.1 % +2.4 % View data
68 #68
Tunisia
15.16 % 2016 NA +2.7 % View data
69 #69
Mauritius
14.39 % 2018 NA NA View data
70 #70
Ecuador
14.24 % 2019 +1.4 % +4.0 % View data
71 #71
Greenland
13.70 % 2015 +0.1 % +0.8 % View data
72 #72
Uruguay
13.38 % 2019 +0.5 % +2.0 % View data
73 #73
Egypt
12.98 % 2017 NA NA View data
74 #74
Dominican Republic
12.66 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.4 % View data
75 #75
Bosnia and Herzegovina
11.88 % 2016 +3.5 % +3.8 % View data
76 #76
Bhutan
11.00 % 2017 NA +15.4 % View data
77 #77
Guatemala
10.31 % 2014 +207.2 % NA View data
78 #78
Honduras
10.12 % 2019 +3.9 % +0.7 % View data
79 #79
Indonesia
10.01 % 2019 +0.1 % +3.0 % View data
80 #80
Senegal
9.95 % 2017 NA NA View data
81 #81
Zimbabwe
9.42 % 2017 NA +22.6 % View data
82 #82
Pakistan
9.14 % 2019 +2.2 % +0.9 % View data
83 #83
Democratic Republic of the Congo
9.12 % 2016 NA NA View data
84 #84
El Salvador
7.95 % 2017 -6.4 % -6.7 % View data
85 #85
Mali
6.18 % 2018 NA NA View data
86 #86
Cambodia
5.83 % 2015 -1.6 % NA View data
87 #87
Guinea
5.39 % 2014 NA NA View data
88 #88
Ivory Coast
5.31 % 2014 NA NA View data
89 #89
Rwanda
4.13 % 2018 NA NA View data
90 #90
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
3.54 % 2017 NA NA View data
91 #91
Mozambique
1.97 % 2017 NA NA View data
92 #92
Burundi
1.35 % 2014 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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