United Kingdom - Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level

Since 2014, United Kingdom Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level increased 2.8points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 6 comparing other countries in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level at 48.55 Percent. United Kingdom is overtaken by South Korea, which was ranked number 5 at 49.89 Percent and is followed by United States with 47.03 Percent. Canada lead the ranking with 58.5 Percent in 2019, +1.4points compared to 2018. Russia, Japan and Israel respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Indonesia witnessed the best average annual growth at +7points per year, while Luxembourg recorded the worst performance at -0.3points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 48.55
2018 47.59
2017 46.62
2016 45.96
2015 44.20
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How does United Kingdom 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
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
7 #7
United States
47.03 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
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