Share of Women Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education

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

  1. In 2015, Share of Women Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education in Cayman Islands jumped by 2.1points compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 Australia Share of Women Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education grew 4.8points year on year totalising 53.62 Percent of Women Aged 25+.
  3. In 2019 Uzbekistan was ranked number 2 in Share of Women Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education.
  4. In 2015 Luxembourg was number 1 in Share of Women Having at Least Completed Post-Secondary Education reaching 68.17 Percent of Women Aged 25+, from 63 in 2014.

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

# 92 Countries Percent of Women Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Luxembourg
68.17 % 2015 NA NA View data
2 #2
Uzbekistan
61.45 % 2019 +1.4 % +4.0 % View data
3 #3
Georgia
61.06 % 2019 +1.3 % +3.0 % View data
4 #4
Lithuania
59.34 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.4 % View data
5 #5
Bermuda
57.91 % 2016 NA NA View data
6 #6
Cayman Islands
55.68 % 2015 +2.1 % NA View data
7 #7
Puerto Rico
55.35 % 2017 NA NA View data
8 #8
Israel
54.63 % 2019 +1.9 % +1.8 % View data
9 #9
Australia
53.62 % 2019 +1.2 % +4.8 % View data
10 #10
United Arab Emirates
52.47 % 2018 +6.7 % NA View data
11 #11
Singapore
52.28 % 2019 +1.5 % +2.1 % View data
12 #12
Latvia
51.74 % 2019 +1.1 % +2.8 % View data
13 #13
Estonia
49.06 % 2018 +4.7 % NA View data
14 #14
Armenia
48.32 % 2017 NA NA View data
15 #15
United States
46.86 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.8 % View data
16 #16
United Kingdom
45.13 % 2017 NA +3.9 % View data
17 #17
Ireland
43.90 % 2017 NA NA View data
18 #18
Sweden
43.01 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.6 % View data
19 #19
Cyprus
42.43 % 2019 +1.8 % +1.8 % View data
20 #20
Norway
42.28 % 2017 +2.6 % NA View data
21 #21
Denmark
41.90 % 2018 NA NA View data
22 #22
Qatar
41.44 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.6 % View data
23 #23
New Zealand
40.82 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.1 % View data
24 #24
Finland
40.26 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.0 % View data
25 #25
Venezuela
39.74 % 2016 +12.1 % +6.5 % View data
26 #26
Bahrain
36.14 % 2018 +36.0 % NA View data
27 #27
South Korea
35.66 % 2015 NA +3.4 % View data
28 #28
Belgium
35.23 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.5 % View data
29 #29
Germany
34.30 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.7 % View data
30 #30
Poland
34.13 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.0 % View data
31 #31
Slovenia
32.94 % 2019 +2.2 % +3.3 % View data
32 #32
Andorra
32.63 % 2016 -0.8 % NA View data
33 #33
France
32.21 % 2019 +1.8 % +1.9 % View data
34 #34
Spain
31.99 % 2019 +1.6 % +2.1 % View data
35 #35
Netherlands
31.96 % 2019 +0.2 % +2.5 % View data
36 #36
Hungary
30.98 % 2019 +1.9 % +1.5 % View data
37 #37
Saudi Arabia
30.80 % 2017 NA NA View data
38 #38
Austria
28.91 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.7 % View data
39 #39
Bulgaria
28.48 % 2017 NA NA View data
40 #40
Malta
27.62 % 2019 -0.2 % +6.3 % View data
41 #41
Oman
27.17 % 2015 NA +6.3 % View data
42 #42
Palestine
26.97 % 2019 +0.8 % +4.4 % View data
43 #43
Greece
26.38 % 2016 -12.4 % NA View data
44 #44
Azerbaijan
25.93 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
45 #45
Kuwait
25.51 % 2019 -0.2 % NA View data
46 #46
Slovakia
24.66 % 2019 +1.3 % +4.0 % View data
47 #47
Iran
24.28 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.8 % View data
48 #48
Costa Rica
23.40 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.1 % View data
49 #49
Colombia
23.15 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.1 % View data
50 #50
Philippines
23.15 % 2017 NA NA View data
51 #51
Serbia
22.97 % 2019 +2.3 % +3.4 % View data
52 #52
Portugal
22.95 % 2019 +4.4 % +2.5 % View data
53 #53
Argentina
22.55 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.0 % View data
54 #54
Chile
22.48 % 2019 +2.1 % NA View data
55 #55
Bolivia
22.16 % 2015 NA NA View data
56 #56
Malaysia
21.72 % 2016 NA NA View data
57 #57
Peru
21.15 % 2018 NA +0.6 % View data
58 #58
Czech Republic
20.90 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.7 % View data
59 #59
Brazil
18.71 % 2019 +2.3 % +4.9 % View data
60 #60
Romania
18.32 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.6 % View data
61 #61
Turkey
17.76 % 2019 +3.9 % +6.1 % View data
62 #62
Mauritius
17.66 % 2018 NA NA View data
63 #63
Paraguay
17.46 % 2019 +1.4 % +3.2 % View data
64 #64
Italy
16.87 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.2 % View data
65 #65
Greenland
16.74 % 2015 +3.2 % +2.1 % View data
66 #66
South Africa
16.22 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.4 % View data
67 #67
Uruguay
15.85 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.9 % View data
68 #68
Ecuador
15.42 % 2019 +2.0 % +5.3 % View data
69 #69
Mexico
15.34 % 2019 +0.0 % +2.8 % View data
70 #70
Dominican Republic
14.85 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.7 % View data
71 #71
Tunisia
14.79 % 2016 NA +5.3 % View data
72 #72
Tajikistan
14.04 % 2017 NA NA View data
73 #73
Egypt
12.67 % 2017 NA NA View data
74 #74
Bangladesh
11.66 % 2019 +2.0 % +9.5 % View data
75 #75
Bosnia and Herzegovina
10.47 % 2016 +4.8 % +5.0 % View data
76 #76
Honduras
10.39 % 2019 +3.3 % +1.5 % View data
77 #77
Indonesia
9.90 % 2019 -0.1 % +3.1 % View data
78 #78
Guatemala
8.58 % 2014 +154.2 % NA View data
79 #79
Bhutan
7.99 % 2017 NA +22.5 % View data
80 #80
Zimbabwe
7.71 % 2017 NA +26.3 % View data
81 #81
El Salvador
7.71 % 2017 -6.2 % -6.2 % View data
82 #82
Pakistan
6.52 % 2019 +2.9 % +1.4 % View data
83 #83
Democratic Republic of the Congo
4.99 % 2016 NA NA View data
84 #84
Senegal
4.55 % 2017 NA NA View data
85 #85
Mali
3.55 % 2018 NA NA View data
86 #86
Rwanda
3.42 % 2018 NA NA View data
87 #87
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
3.42 % 2017 NA NA View data
88 #88
Ivory Coast
3.40 % 2014 NA NA View data
89 #89
Cambodia
2.72 % 2015 -24.0 % NA View data
90 #90
Guinea
2.49 % 2014 NA NA View data
91 #91
Mozambique
1.41 % 2017 NA NA View data
92 #92
Burundi
0.77 % 2014 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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