South Korea - Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level

Since 2014, South Korea Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level increased 2.3points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 5 comparing other countries in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level with 49.89 Percent. South Korea is overtaken by Israel, which was ranked number 4 at 51 Percent and is followed by United Kingdom at 48.55 Percent. Canada topped the ranking with 58.5 Percent in 2019, an increase of 1.4points versus 2018. Indonesia recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7points per year, while Luxembourg recorded the worst performance at -0.3points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 49.89
2018 48.87
2017 47.83
2016 46.86
2015 45.49
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How does South Korea 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
4 #4
Israel
51.00 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
5 #5
South Korea
49.89 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.3 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
48.55 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.8 % View data
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