Share of Women Having at Least Completed Short Cycle Tertiary Education

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

  1. United Arab Emirates Share of Women Having at Least Completed Short Cycle Tertiary Education increased 2.6points in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Australia Share of Women Having at Least Completed Short Cycle Tertiary Education was up 5.1points year on year attaining 48.25 Percent of Women Aged 25+.
  3. In 2019 Uzbekistan was number 1 in Share of Women Having at Least Completed Short Cycle Tertiary Education.
  4. In 2017 Armenia was number 7 in Share of Women Having at Least Completed Short Cycle Tertiary Education close to 45.25 Percent of Women Aged 25+, moving from 63 in 2016.

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

# 88 Countries Percent of Women Aged 25+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Uzbekistan
61.45 % 2019 +1.4 % +4.0 % View data
2 #2
Israel
54.63 % 2019 +1.9 % +1.8 % View data
3 #3
Estonia
49.18 % 2019 +0.2 % +1.8 % View data
4 #4
United Arab Emirates
48.48 % 2018 +2.6 % NA View data
5 #5
Australia
48.25 % 2019 +1.1 % +5.1 % View data
6 #6
United States
46.86 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.8 % View data
7 #7
Armenia
45.25 % 2017 NA NA View data
8 #8
United Kingdom
45.13 % 2017 NA +3.9 % View data
9 #9
Singapore
44.40 % 2019 +1.6 % +2.4 % View data
10 #10
Cayman Islands
42.31 % 2015 -4.6 % NA View data
11 #11
Denmark
42.07 % 2019 +0.4 % +7.5 % View data
12 #12
Latvia
40.69 % 2019 +2.5 % +3.4 % View data
13 #13
Norway
40.46 % 2017 +2.6 % NA View data
14 #14
Cyprus
40.28 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.1 % View data
15 #15
Finland
40.05 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
16 #16
Ireland
39.68 % 2017 NA NA View data
17 #17
Lithuania
39.47 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.7 % View data
18 #18
Venezuela
38.74 % 2016 +11.4 % +6.0 % View data
19 #19
Luxembourg
38.57 % 2019 +1.9 % -0.7 % View data
20 #20
Sweden
38.19 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.6 % View data
21 #21
Moldova
38.07 % 2018 NA +0.8 % View data
22 #22
South Korea
35.66 % 2015 NA +3.4 % View data
23 #23
Georgia
34.73 % 2019 +1.0 % +2.3 % View data
24 #24
Belgium
34.49 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.6 % View data
25 #25
Switzerland
33.11 % 2019 +0.8 % +3.2 % View data
26 #26
Slovenia
32.94 % 2019 +2.2 % +3.3 % View data
27 #27
France
32.11 % 2019 +1.8 % +1.9 % View data
28 #28
Netherlands
31.95 % 2019 +0.9 % +2.6 % View data
29 #29
Spain
31.94 % 2019 +1.6 % +2.0 % View data
30 #30
New Zealand
31.94 % 2019 -1.5 % -0.6 % View data
31 #31
Saudi Arabia
30.80 % 2017 NA NA View data
32 #32
Puerto Rico
30.48 % 2017 NA -3.1 % View data
33 #33
Bulgaria
29.66 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.4 % View data
34 #34
Poland
29.49 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.4 % View data
35 #35
Austria
27.06 % 2019 +3.4 % +2.9 % View data
36 #36
Palestine
26.97 % 2019 +0.8 % +4.4 % View data
37 #37
Bahrain
25.72 % 2016 NA NA View data
38 #38
Iran
24.37 % 2019 +2.3 % +2.9 % View data
39 #39
Azerbaijan
23.61 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
40 #40
Costa Rica
23.40 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.1 % View data
41 #41
Colombia
23.15 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.1 % View data
42 #42
Hungary
22.99 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.1 % View data
43 #43
Argentina
22.55 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.0 % View data
44 #44
Chile
22.48 % 2019 +2.1 % NA View data
45 #45
Serbia
22.46 % 2019 +2.2 % +3.3 % View data
46 #46
Portugal
22.42 % 2019 +4.4 % +2.4 % View data
47 #47
Slovakia
22.28 % 2017 +5.5 % NA View data
48 #48
Bolivia
22.11 % 2015 NA NA View data
49 #49
Malta
22.01 % 2019 -0.6 % +7.0 % View data
50 #50
Germany
21.75 % 2019 +0.9 % +2.1 % View data
51 #51
Czech Republic
21.42 % 2019 +2.7 % +3.2 % View data
52 #52
Andorra
21.21 % 2016 -0.6 % NA View data
53 #53
Peru
21.15 % 2018 NA +0.6 % View data
54 #54
Malaysia
20.37 % 2016 NA NA View data
55 #55
Greece
20.32 % 2016 -11.7 % NA View data
56 #56
Thailand
19.96 % 2016 NA NA View data
57 #57
Brazil
18.71 % 2019 +2.3 % +4.9 % View data
58 #58
Turkey
17.76 % 2019 +3.9 % +6.1 % View data
59 #59
Paraguay
17.46 % 2019 +1.4 % +3.2 % View data
60 #60
Mauritius
16.91 % 2018 NA NA View data
61 #61
Italy
16.21 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.4 % View data
62 #62
Greenland
16.15 % 2015 +2.7 % +2.0 % View data
63 #63
Uruguay
15.98 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.1 % View data
64 #64
Mexico
15.34 % 2019 +0.0 % +2.8 % View data
65 #65
Romania
15.33 % 2019 +1.9 % +3.0 % View data
66 #66
Dominican Republic
14.85 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.7 % View data
67 #67
Tunisia
14.79 % 2016 NA +5.3 % View data
68 #68
Tajikistan
14.04 % 2017 NA NA View data
69 #69
Honduras
10.39 % 2019 +3.3 % +1.5 % View data
70 #70
Bosnia and Herzegovina
10.24 % 2016 +5.4 % +13.1 % View data
71 #71
Indonesia
9.90 % 2019 -0.1 % +3.1 % View data
72 #72
South Africa
8.11 % 2019 +2.7 % +3.8 % View data
73 #73
Zimbabwe
7.71 % 2017 NA +26.3 % View data
74 #74
El Salvador
7.71 % 2017 -6.2 % -6.2 % View data
75 #75
Bhutan
7.39 % 2017 NA +23.5 % View data
76 #76
Guatemala
6.92 % 2014 +155.1 % NA View data
77 #77
Bangladesh
6.76 % 2019 +2.3 % +11.4 % View data
78 #78
Pakistan
6.52 % 2019 +2.9 % +1.4 % View data
79 #79
Egypt
5.90 % 2017 NA NA View data
80 #80
Democratic Republic of the Congo
4.99 % 2016 NA NA View data
81 #81
Fiji
4.97 % 2017 NA NA View data
82 #82
Sri Lanka
4.18 % 2016 NA NA View data
83 #83
Rwanda
3.42 % 2018 NA NA View data
84 #84
Ivory Coast
3.40 % 2014 NA NA View data
85 #85
Cambodia
2.50 % 2015 -24.2 % NA View data
86 #86
Mozambique
1.41 % 2017 NA NA View data
87 #87
Senegal
1.38 % 2017 NA NA View data
88 #88
Mali
1.30 % 2018 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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