United States - Tertiary Education Level Attainment

Since 2014, United States Tertiary Education Level Attainment increased 1.6points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 7 among other countries in Tertiary Education Level Attainment with 47.8 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. United States is overtaken by Ireland, which was number 6 with 47.81 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 and is followed by United Kingdom at 46.92 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. Canada ranked the highest with 58.58 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 in 2019, +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 47.80
2018 47.43
2017 46.36
2016 45.67
2015 44.63
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How does United States 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
6 #6
Ireland
47.81 % 2019 +1.9 % +3.1 % 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
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