South Africa - Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level

Since 2014, South Africa Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level increased 0.7points year on year. With 12.3 Percent in 2019, the country was ranked number 41 among other countries in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level. South Africa is overtaken by Brazil, which was ranked number 40 with 16.09 Percent and is followed by Indonesia with 9.77 Percent. Canada topped the ranking with 58.5 Percent in 2019, an increase of 1.4points compared to 2018. Russia, Japan and Israel respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Indonesia recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7points per year, while Luxembourg was the worst growing country at -0.3points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 12.30
2018 12.22
2017 12.15
2016 12.07
2015 12.04
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How does South Africa rank in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level?

# 42 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Canada
58.50 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.8 % View data
2 #2
Russia
56.11 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
40 #40
Brazil
16.09 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.4 % View data
41 #41
South Africa
12.30 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
42 #42
Indonesia
9.77 % 2015 NA +7.0 % View data
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