Japan - Tertiary Education Level Attainment

Since 2014, Japan Tertiary Education Level Attainment jumped by 1.8points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 3 among other countries in Tertiary Education Level Attainment at 52.75 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. Japan is overtaken by Russia, which was ranked number 2 with 56.54 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 and is followed by Israel with 51.67 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. Canada ranked the highest with 58.58 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 in 2019, +1.2points versus 2018. Argentina witnessed the best average annual growth at +11.1points per year, while Luxembourg witnessed the worst performance at -0.8points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 25-64
2019 52.75
2018 51.93
2017 51.44
2016 50.50
2015 49.54
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How does Japan 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
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
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