Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment

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

  1. In 2018, Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment in South Africa was up 1.7points compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 South Africa Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment was up 1.3points year on year attaining 66.97 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64.
  3. In 2018 Hungary was number 5 in Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment.
  4. In 2018 Brazil was ranked number 30 in Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment at 34.48 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64, jumping from 35 in 2017.

Top Countries in Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment

# 42 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Czech Republic
69.60 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.8 % View data
2 #2
Slovakia
67.00 % 2018 -1.8 % -1.4 % View data
3 #3
South Africa
66.97 % 2018 +1.7 % +1.3 % View data
4 #4
Poland
61.53 % 2018 -1.1 % -0.9 % View data
5 #5
Hungary
59.76 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
6 #6
Germany
57.61 % 2018 -0.6 % -0.1 % View data
7 #7
Slovenia
55.68 % 2018 +4.3 % -0.7 % View data
8 #8
Latvia
53.69 % 2018 -0.1 % -1.6 % View data
9 #9
Austria
52.59 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.2 % View data
10 #10
Lithuania
51.32 % 2018 -2.3 % -2.5 % View data
11 #11
Estonia
48.06 % 2018 -2.0 % -2.0 % View data
12 #12
Switzerland
44.66 % 2018 -1.2 % -1.8 % View data
13 #13
Finland
43.89 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.7 % View data
14 #14
United States
43.39 % 2018 -2.0 % -1.0 % View data
15 #15
Denmark
42.87 % 2018 +1.9 % +0.0 % View data
16 #16
Chile
42.57 % 2018 +0.7 % +1.1 % View data
17 #17
France
42.46 % 2018 -1.6 % -0.1 % View data
18 #18
Italy
42.42 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
19 #19
Greece
41.63 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.9 % View data
20 #20
New Zealand
41.16 % 2018 +0.0 % +1.7 % View data
21 #21
Netherlands
40.68 % 2018 -1.3 % -0.6 % View data
22 #22
Sweden
39.94 % 2018 -2.7 % -4.8 % View data
23 #23
South Korea
39.18 % 2018 -1.7 % -0.7 % View data
24 #24
Russia
38.96 % 2018 +1.1 % -1.5 % View data
25 #25
Norway
38.90 % 2018 +0.4 % -1.8 % View data
26 #26
Belgium
37.59 % 2018 +2.9 % +0.2 % View data
27 #27
Israel
36.49 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.6 % View data
28 #28
Ireland
36.24 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.6 % View data
29 #29
Australia
36.16 % 2018 +1.5 % -0.0 % View data
30 #30
Brazil
34.48 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
31 #31
Iceland
34.12 % 2018 -1.8 % -1.1 % View data
32 #32
Canada
33.73 % 2018 -2.0 % -1.6 % View data
33 #33
United Kingdom
33.51 % 2018 -5.4 % -2.1 % View data
34 #34
Luxembourg
33.35 % 2018 -8.3 % -3.5 % View data
35 #35
Colombia
31.79 % 2018 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
36 #36
Argentina
27.98 % 2018 -30.2 % -6.1 % View data
37 #37
Indonesia
26.60 % 2018 +2.2 % +2.6 % View data
38 #38
Portugal
24.83 % 2018 +3.8 % +3.7 % View data
39 #39
Spain
22.86 % 2018 +0.6 % +1.0 % View data
40 #40
Mexico
21.17 % 2018 +4.6 % +2.6 % View data
41 #41
Turkey
19.46 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.6 % View data
42 #42
Costa Rica
16.63 % 2018 +0.6 % -0.5 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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