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Education: Key Tables from OECD

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2009 Tertiary level educational attainment for age group 25-64 2009

As a percentage of the population of that age group

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

 Tertiary level educational attainment for age group 25-64
 As a percentage of the population in the corresponding age group
 
 
 
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
 
Australia
26.7
 
27.5
 
29.0
 
30.8
 
31.3
 
30.8
 
31.7
 
33.0
 
 
Austria
10.9
 
13.9
 
14.1
 
14.5
 
14.5
 
 |
18.3
 
17.8
 
17.6
 
 
Belgium
26.7
 
27.1
 
27.6
 
28.1
 
29.0
 
30.4
 
31.0
 
31.8
 
 
Canada
39.2
 
40.0
 
41.6
 
42.6
 
44.0
 
44.6
 
46.1
 
47.0
 
 
Czech Republic
10.8
 
11.0
 
11.1
 
11.9
 
12.0
 
12.3
 
13.1
 
13.5
 
 
Denmark
26.5
 
26.2
 
28.4
 
29.6
 
31.9
 
32.9
 
33.5
 
34.7
 
 
Finland
31.3
 
32.0
 
32.3
 
32.6
 
33.3
 
34.2
 
34.6
 
35.1
 
 
France
21.5
 
22.0
 
23.0
 
24.0
 
23.9
 
24.5
 
25.4
 
26.2
 
 
Germany
22.9
 
23.5
 
23.2
 
23.4
 
24.0
 
24.9
 
24.6
 
23.9
 
 
Greece
17.4
 
17.5
 
17.9
 
18.6
 
19.2
 
21.2
 
21.3
 
22.2
 
 
Hungary
13.5
 
14.0
 
14.0
 
14.2
 
15.4
 
16.7
 
17.1
 
17.7
 
 
Iceland
22.4
 
23.2
 
24.6
 
25.6
 
28.9
 
29.1
 
30.5
 
29.5
 
 
Ireland
20.5
 
18.5
 
 |
23.6
 
24.8
 
26.3
 
27.8
 
29.1
 
30.8
 
 
Italy
9.3
 
9.4
 
10.0
 
10.4
 
10.5
 
11.6
 
12.2
 
12.9
 
 
Japan
31.8
 
33.6
 
34.1
 
36.6
 
37.4
 
38.7
 
39.9
 
40.5
 
 
Korea
23.1
 
23.9
 
25.0
 
26.0
 
29.5
 
30.5
 
31.6
 
32.9
 
 
Luxembourg
18.3
 
18.3
 
18.1
 
18.6
 
14.3
 
 |
23.7
 
26.5
 
24.0
 
 
Mexico
13.4
 
14.6
 
15.0
 
15.3
 
15.4
 
16.4
 
14.9
 
15.4
 
 
Netherlands
22.6
 
23.4
 
23.2
 
25.0
 
27.5
 
29.5
 
30.1
 
30.2
 
 
New Zealand
29.0
 
29.2
 
29.3
 
30.8
 
32.3
 
35.6
 
39.4
 
38.3
 
 
Norway
27.5
 
28.4
 
30.2
 
31.0
 
31.0
 
31.8
 
32.7
 
32.9
 
 
Poland
11.3
 
11.4
 
11.9
 
12.6
 
14.2
 
15.7
 
16.9
 
17.9
 
 
Portugal
8.7
 
8.9
 
9.1
 
9.3
 
10.8
 
12.5
 
12.8
 
13.5
 
 
Slovak Republic
10.1
 
10.4
 
10.9
 
11.0
 
11.8
 
12.4
 
13.7
 
14.2
 
 
Spain
21.0
 
22.6
 
23.6
 
24.4
 
25.2
 
26.4
 
28.2
 
28.5
 
 
Sweden
28.7
 
30.1
 
31.6
 
32.6
 
33.4
 
34.5
 
 |
29.6
 
30.5
 
 
Switzerland
23.6
 
24.2
 
25.4
 
25.4
 
26.9
 
28.1
 
28.8
 
29.9
 
 
Turkey
8.1
 
8.3
 
8.4
 
9.1
 
9.7
 
9.1
 
9.7
 
10.4
 
 
United Kingdom
24.8
 
25.7
 
26.1
 
26.9
 
28.0
 
29.2
 
29.6
 
30.5
 
 
United States
35.8
 
36.5
 
37.3
 
38.1
 
38.4
 
39.1
 
39.0
 
39.5
 
Last updated: 19 November 2009
Note:  |: Break in series
Source: OECD Factbook 2009
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