United Kingdom - Tertiary Education Level Attainment

Since 2014, United Kingdom Tertiary Education Level Attainment was up 2.1points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 8 comparing other countries in Tertiary Education Level Attainment at 46.92 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. United Kingdom is overtaken by United States, which was number 7 with 47.8 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 and is followed by Australia at 46.56 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. Canada lead the ranking with 58.58 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 in 2019, a growth of 1.2points compared to 2018. Russia, Japan and Israel respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Argentina recorded the best 5 years average 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 46.92
2018 45.78
2017 45.74
2016 45.77
2015 44.20
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How does United Kingdom 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
7 #7
United States
47.80 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.6 % View data
8 #8
United Kingdom
46.92 % 2019 +2.5 % +2.1 % View data
9 #9
Australia
46.56 % 2019 +1.8 % +2.1 % View data
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