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Education: Key Tables from OECD

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Keywords: attainment, relative earnings, entry rates, public expenditure, tertiary graduation rates
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2009 Tertiary education graduation rates 2009

Percentage of graduates to the population at the typical age of graduation

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Education: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-5120 - © OECD 2009

 Tertiary education graduation rates
 Percentage of graduates to the population at the typical age of graduation
 Percentages
 
 
1995
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
 
Australia
..
 
35.7
 
42.0
 
46.3
 
49.8
 
46.6
 
59.4
 
59.1
 
 
Austria
9.7
 
15.3
 
17.4
 
17.7
 
18.9
 
20.4
 
20.4
 
21.5
 
 
Belgium
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Canada
..
 
27.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
34.7
 
..
 
 
Czech Republic
12.6
 
13.8
 
14.2
 
15.2
 
16.8
 
20.0
 
24.9
 
29.0
 
 
Denmark
25.2
 
37.3
 
39.3
 
41.3
 
42.7
 
44.5
 
45.5
 
44.6
 
 
Finland
20.3
 
40.8
 
45.5
 
48.7
 
47.7
 
47.3
 
48.1
 
47.5
 
 
France
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Germany
13.9
 
18.4
 
18.1
 
18.1
 
18.3
 
19.2
 
19.9
 
21.2
 
 
Greece
13.9
 
14.5
 
15.7
 
18.4
 
20.3
 
24.4
 
24.9
 
20.4
 
 
Hungary
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
28.8
 
36.2
 
30.3
 
 
Iceland
..
 
33.2
 
38.4
 
41.2
 
45.2
 
51.1
 
56.3
 
62.8
 
 
Ireland
..
 
30.5
 
29.3
 
32.0
 
36.8
 
38.7
 
38.2
 
39.1
 
 
Italy
..
 
19.0
 
21.5
 
25.2
 
..
 
36.1
 
41.0
 
39.4
 
 
Japan
25.4
 
29.4
 
32.1
 
33.1
 
33.7
 
35.1
 
36.1
 
38.6
 
 
Korea
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Luxembourg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Mexico
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Netherlands
28.5
 
35.1
 
35.4
 
36.7
 
38.2
 
40.2
 
42.1
 
43.0
 
 
New Zealand
32.7
 
50.3
 
50.7
 
45.8
 
49.3
 
50.4
 
51.3
 
51.9
 
 
Norway
26.2
 
37.4
 
40.4
 
38.2
 
39.4
 
44.7
 
40.7
 
42.6
 
 
Poland
..
 
34.4
 
39.8
 
42.6
 
44.0
 
44.5
 
45.1
 
47.3
 
 
Portugal
14.9
 
23.2
 
27.6
 
30.1
 
32.6
 
32.1
 
32.3
 
32.9
 
 
Slovak Republic
15.0
 
..
 
..
 
22.8
 
25.2
 
27.7
 
30.1
 
34.6
 
 
Spain
23.9
 
30.4
 
31.5
 
32.3
 
32.3
 
32.9
 
32.7
 
32.9
 
 
Sweden
24.0
 
28.1
 
29.0
 
32.1
 
35.1
 
37.3
 
37.7
 
40.6
 
 
Switzerland
9.5
 
11.9
 
18.7
 
20.9
 
21.6
 
26.1
 
27.4
 
29.8
 
 
Turkey
6.0
 
8.8
 
9.4
 
10.3
 
10.5
 
10.8
 
11.2
 
15.2
 
 
United Kingdom
..
 
37.4
 
36.9
 
36.9
 
38.2
 
39.1
 
39.4
 
39.0
 
 
United States
32.7
 
34.4
 
32.7
 
32.4
 
31.9
 
33.2
 
34.2
 
35.5
 
Last updated: 19 November 2009
Source: OECD Factbook 2009
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