Ireland - Tertiary Education Level Attainment

Since 2014, Ireland Tertiary Education Level Attainment was up 3.1points year on year. At 47.81 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 in 2019, the country was number 6 comparing other countries in Tertiary Education Level Attainment. Ireland is overtaken by South Korea, which was number 5 at 49.97 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 and is followed by United States at 47.8 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. Canada lead the ranking with 58.58 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 in 2019, an increase of 1.2points versus 2018. Russia, Japan and Israel respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Argentina witnessed the best average annual growth at +11.1points per year, while Luxembourg was the worst growing country at -0.8points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 25-64
2019 47.81
2018 46.94
2017 45.66
2016
2015 42.81
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How does Ireland rank 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
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
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