Tertiary Education Level Attainment

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

  1. South Korea jumped by 2points of Tertiary Education Level Attainment in 2019, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 South Korea Tertiary Education Level Attainment jumped by 2.3points year on year at 49.97 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64.
  3. In 2019 Russia was ranked number 2 in Tertiary Education Level Attainment.
  4. In 2018 Argentina was number 24 in Tertiary Education Level Attainment close to 35.66 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64, moving from 37 in 2017.

Top Countries in Tertiary Education Level Attainment

# 43 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Canada
58.58 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.8 % View data
2 #2
Russia
56.54 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.9 % View data
3 #3
Japan
52.75 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
4 #4
Israel
51.67 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.3 % View data
5 #5
South Korea
49.97 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.3 % View data
6 #6
Ireland
47.81 % 2019 +1.9 % +3.1 % View data
7 #7
United States
47.80 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.6 % View data
8 #8
United Kingdom
46.92 % 2019 +2.5 % +2.1 % View data
9 #9
Australia
46.56 % 2019 +1.8 % +2.1 % View data
10 #10
Finland
45.68 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.8 % View data
11 #11
Switzerland
44.50 % 2019 +1.7 % +3.0 % View data
12 #12
Iceland
44.35 % 2019 +1.4 % +3.6 % View data
13 #13
Norway
44.22 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.1 % View data
14 #14
Luxembourg
44.06 % 2019 +0.4 % -0.8 % View data
15 #15
Sweden
43.82 % 2019 +1.3 % +2.5 % View data
16 #16
Lithuania
42.29 % 2019 +1.5 % +2.9 % View data
17 #17
Estonia
41.29 % 2019 +0.4 % +1.9 % View data
18 #18
Belgium
41.13 % 2019 +1.2 % +2.2 % View data
19 #19
New Zealand
39.00 % 2019 -0.7 % +1.8 % View data
20 #20
Denmark
38.96 % 2019 +2.4 % +1.7 % View data
21 #21
Netherlands
38.66 % 2019 +0.8 % +2.4 % View data
22 #22
Spain
37.83 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
23 #23
France
37.32 % 2019 +1.1 % +2.2 % View data
24 #24
Argentina
35.66 % 2018 +66.6 % +11.1 % View data
25 #25
Latvia
34.86 % 2019 +2.7 % +2.9 % View data
26 #26
Slovenia
33.82 % 2019 +4.2 % +3.4 % View data
27 #27
Austria
33.13 % 2019 +1.3 % +2.1 % View data
28 #28
Greece
32.37 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.9 % View data
29 #29
Poland
31.64 % 2019 +2.3 % +3.2 % View data
30 #30
Germany
29.25 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.6 % View data
31 #31
Chile
25.93 % 2019 +2.2 % NA View data
32 #32
Portugal
25.73 % 2019 +3.0 % +3.5 % View data
33 #33
Hungary
25.41 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.7 % View data
34 #34
Czech Republic
24.98 % 2019 +2.9 % +3.0 % View data
35 #35
Slovakia
24.93 % 2019 +1.4 % +4.1 % View data
36 #36
Colombia
23.17 % 2019 -0.9 % +0.7 % View data
37 #37
Costa Rica
22.95 % 2019 +1.5 % -0.5 % View data
38 #38
Turkey
21.36 % 2019 +2.8 % +5.0 % View data
39 #39
Italy
19.64 % 2019 +1.6 % +3.0 % View data
40 #40
Brazil
18.09 % 2019 +2.8 % +4.8 % View data
41 #41
Mexico
18.08 % 2019 +0.6 % +2.5 % View data
42 #42
Indonesia
12.34 % 2019 +2.6 % +5.0 % View data
43 #43
South Africa
7.42 % 2019 +3.1 % +2.8 % View data

Source: OECD

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