United States - Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level

Since 2014, United States Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level increased 1.2points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 7 among other countries in Adult Population at Tertiary Education Level at 47.03 Percent. United States is overtaken by United Kingdom, which was number 6 with 48.55 Percent and is followed by Ireland at 46.32 Percent. Canada ranked the highest with 58.5 Percent in 2019, that is +1.4points versus 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 witnessed the worst performance at -0.3points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 47.03
2018 46.54
2017 46.03
2016 45.67
2015 44.63
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How does United States 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
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
8 #8
Ireland
46.32 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.5 % View data
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