Share of Population Having at Least Completed Short-Cycle Tertiary Education

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

  1. United Arab Emirates jumped by 2.2points of Share of Population Having at Least Completed Short-Cycle Tertiary Education in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2012 United Kingdom Share of Population Having at Least Completed Short-Cycle Tertiary Education was up 3.6points year on year attaining 44.09 Percent of Persons Aged 25+.
  3. In 2019 Uzbekistan was number 1 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Short-Cycle Tertiary Education.
  4. In 2017 United Kingdom was ranked number 6 in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Short-Cycle Tertiary Education to 44.09 Percent of Persons Aged 25+, moving from 63 in 2016.

Top Countries in Share of Population Having at Least Completed Short-Cycle Tertiary Education

# 88 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Uzbekistan
64.73 % 2019 +1.3 % +3.3 % View data
2 #2
United Arab Emirates
51.78 % 2018 +2.2 % NA View data
3 #3
Israel
50.36 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.5 % View data
4 #4
Singapore
47.37 % 2019 +1.4 % +2.2 % View data
5 #5
United States
45.50 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.7 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
44.09 % 2017 NA +3.6 % View data
7 #7
Australia
43.79 % 2019 +1.2 % +4.8 % View data
8 #8
Armenia
43.52 % 2017 NA NA View data
9 #9
Estonia
40.35 % 2019 +0.1 % +1.7 % View data
10 #10
South Korea
40.30 % 2015 NA +2.7 % View data
11 #11
Luxembourg
39.46 % 2019 +1.5 % -1.8 % View data
12 #12
Switzerland
39.16 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.9 % View data
13 #13
Cayman Islands
38.17 % 2015 -7.4 % NA View data
14 #14
Cyprus
38.03 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.6 % View data
15 #15
Norway
38.03 % 2017 +2.1 % NA View data
16 #16
Denmark
37.27 % 2019 +0.4 % +2.3 % View data
17 #17
Ireland
36.66 % 2017 NA NA View data
18 #18
Finland
35.84 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.0 % View data
19 #19
Lithuania
35.79 % 2019 +1.8 % +2.6 % View data
20 #20
Venezuela
34.29 % 2016 +15.2 % +6.6 % View data
21 #21
Georgia
34.27 % 2019 +0.9 % +2.1 % View data
22 #22
Latvia
33.74 % 2019 +2.0 % +3.3 % View data
23 #23
Moldova
33.51 % 2018 NA +0.3 % View data
24 #24
Belgium
33.50 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.2 % View data
25 #25
Sweden
33.42 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.4 % View data
26 #26
Netherlands
33.23 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.9 % View data
27 #27
Spain
31.49 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.7 % View data
28 #28
Saudi Arabia
31.48 % 2017 NA NA View data
29 #29
France
31.27 % 2019 +1.7 % +1.9 % View data
30 #30
New Zealand
30.67 % 2019 -1.1 % -0.3 % View data
31 #31
Austria
30.01 % 2019 +3.0 % +2.6 % View data
32 #32
Slovenia
29.08 % 2019 +2.0 % +3.0 % View data
33 #33
Poland
26.41 % 2019 +1.8 % +2.0 % View data
34 #34
Puerto Rico
26.28 % 2017 NA -3.4 % View data
35 #35
Germany
26.04 % 2019 +1.1 % +0.9 % View data
36 #36
Palestine
25.95 % 2019 +0.3 % +2.7 % View data
37 #37
Bulgaria
25.69 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.3 % View data
38 #38
Azerbaijan
25.49 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
39 #39
Iran
24.30 % 2019 +1.8 % +2.3 % View data
40 #40
Bolivia
24.01 % 2015 NA NA View data
41 #41
Bahrain
23.93 % 2016 NA NA View data
42 #42
Tajikistan
22.75 % 2017 NA NA View data
43 #43
Chile
22.55 % 2019 +1.9 % NA View data
44 #44
Costa Rica
22.32 % 2019 +0.8 % -1.0 % View data
45 #45
Hungary
22.01 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.1 % View data
46 #46
Malta
21.94 % 2019 -0.8 % +5.9 % View data
47 #47
Peru
21.91 % 2018 NA +0.5 % View data
48 #48
Czech Republic
21.57 % 2019 +2.2 % +2.6 % View data
49 #49
Colombia
21.56 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.8 % View data
50 #50
Serbia
21.55 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.6 % View data
51 #51
Greece
21.20 % 2016 -10.6 % NA View data
52 #52
Andorra
21.05 % 2016 -0.4 % NA View data
53 #53
Slovakia
20.89 % 2017 +5.3 % NA View data
54 #54
Turkey
20.31 % 2019 +3.4 % +5.1 % View data
55 #55
Argentina
20.12 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.4 % View data
56 #56
Portugal
19.55 % 2019 +4.6 % +2.3 % View data
57 #57
Thailand
19.07 % 2016 NA NA View data
58 #58
Malaysia
18.84 % 2016 NA NA View data
59 #59
Brazil
16.88 % 2019 +2.0 % +5.1 % View data
60 #60
Mexico
16.43 % 2019 -0.1 % +2.6 % View data
61 #61
Paraguay
15.39 % 2019 +1.1 % +2.4 % View data
62 #62
Italy
15.26 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.0 % View data
63 #63
Romania
15.22 % 2019 +1.6 % +2.4 % View data
64 #64
Tunisia
15.16 % 2016 NA +2.7 % View data
65 #65
Mauritius
13.70 % 2018 NA NA View data
66 #66
Uruguay
13.52 % 2019 +1.5 % +2.2 % View data
67 #67
Greenland
13.17 % 2015 -0.5 % +0.5 % View data
68 #68
Dominican Republic
12.66 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.4 % View data
69 #69
Bosnia and Herzegovina
11.09 % 2016 +5.4 % +12.4 % View data
70 #70
Bhutan
10.20 % 2017 NA +17.5 % View data
71 #71
Honduras
10.12 % 2019 +3.9 % +0.7 % View data
72 #72
Indonesia
10.01 % 2019 +0.1 % +3.0 % View data
73 #73
Bangladesh
9.94 % 2019 +2.2 % +10.2 % View data
74 #74
Zimbabwe
9.42 % 2017 NA +22.6 % View data
75 #75
Pakistan
9.14 % 2019 +2.2 % +0.9 % View data
76 #76
Democratic Republic of the Congo
9.12 % 2016 NA NA View data
77 #77
Guatemala
8.53 % 2014 +198.0 % NA View data
78 #78
South Africa
8.46 % 2019 +2.4 % +3.5 % View data
79 #79
El Salvador
7.95 % 2017 -6.4 % -6.7 % View data
80 #80
Egypt
6.17 % 2017 NA NA View data
81 #81
Cambodia
5.49 % 2015 +0.2 % NA View data
82 #82
Ivory Coast
5.31 % 2014 NA NA View data
83 #83
Fiji
5.17 % 2017 NA NA View data
84 #84
Rwanda
4.13 % 2018 NA NA View data
85 #85
Sri Lanka
4.06 % 2016 NA NA View data
86 #86
Senegal
4.03 % 2017 NA NA View data
87 #87
Mali
2.81 % 2018 NA NA View data
88 #88
Mozambique
1.97 % 2017 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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