Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment

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

  1. South Africa increased 0.5points of Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment in 2019, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 South Africa Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment grew 0.9points year on year attaining 67.31 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64.
  3. In 2019 Hungary was number 5 in Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment.
  4. In 2019 United Kingdom was ranked number 32 in Upper Secondary Education Level Attainment with 33.76 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64, from 34 in 2018.

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
69.23 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.7 % View data
2 #2
South Africa
67.31 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.9 % View data
3 #3
Slovakia
66.92 % 2019 -0.1 % -1.0 % View data
4 #4
Poland
61.33 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.7 % View data
5 #5
Hungary
59.91 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
6 #6
Germany
57.59 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.8 % View data
7 #7
Slovenia
54.82 % 2019 -1.6 % -0.8 % View data
8 #8
Latvia
53.03 % 2019 -1.2 % -1.2 % View data
9 #9
Austria
52.55 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.5 % View data
10 #10
Lithuania
50.87 % 2019 -0.9 % -1.4 % View data
11 #11
Estonia
47.88 % 2019 -0.4 % -1.1 % View data
12 #12
Switzerland
44.01 % 2019 -1.4 % -2.0 % View data
13 #13
Finland
43.87 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.4 % View data
14 #14
United States
43.20 % 2019 -0.4 % -1.0 % View data
15 #15
France
42.84 % 2019 +0.9 % -0.4 % View data
16 #16
Italy
42.78 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.2 % View data
17 #17
Chile
42.77 % 2019 +0.5 % NA View data
18 #18
Denmark
42.36 % 2019 -1.2 % -0.6 % View data
19 #19
Greece
42.20 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.0 % View data
20 #20
New Zealand
41.37 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.5 % View data
21 #21
Netherlands
40.82 % 2019 +0.3 % -0.3 % View data
22 #22
Sweden
39.28 % 2019 -1.7 % -1.7 % View data
23 #23
South Korea
39.11 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.7 % View data
24 #24
Russia
38.68 % 2019 -0.7 % -1.5 % View data
25 #25
Norway
38.38 % 2019 -1.3 % -0.9 % View data
26 #26
Belgium
37.58 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.5 % View data
27 #27
Israel
36.42 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
28 #28
Ireland
36.40 % 2019 +0.4 % -0.8 % View data
29 #29
Australia
36.31 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.6 % View data
30 #30
Brazil
34.83 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
31 #31
Iceland
34.21 % 2019 +0.3 % -1.1 % View data
32 #32
United Kingdom
33.76 % 2019 +0.8 % -1.8 % View data
33 #33
Luxembourg
33.62 % 2019 +0.8 % -1.4 % View data
34 #34
Canada
33.48 % 2019 -0.8 % -1.6 % View data
35 #35
Colombia
31.75 % 2019 -0.1 % +1.4 % View data
36 #36
Argentina
27.98 % 2018 -30.2 % -6.1 % View data
37 #37
Indonesia
27.13 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.6 % View data
38 #38
Portugal
25.43 % 2019 +2.5 % +3.4 % View data
39 #39
Spain
23.12 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
40 #40
Mexico
21.29 % 2019 +0.6 % +2.2 % View data
41 #41
Turkey
19.61 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.7 % View data
42 #42
Costa Rica
16.75 % 2019 +0.7 % -0.3 % View data

Source: OECD

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