South Korea - Tertiary Education Level Attainment

Since 2014, South Korea Tertiary Education Level Attainment grew 2.3points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 5 comparing other countries in Tertiary Education Level Attainment with 49.97 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. South Korea is overtaken by Israel, which was number 4 with 51.67 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 and is followed by Ireland at 47.81 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. Canada ranked the highest with 58.58 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 in 2019, an increase of 1.2points compared to 2018. Argentina recorded the best 5 years average 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 49.97
2018 49.01
2017 47.74
2016 46.64
2015 45.36
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How does South Korea 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
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
6 #6
Ireland
47.81 % 2019 +1.9 % +3.1 % View data
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