Belgium - Educational attainment

Educational attainment, at least completed primary, population 25+ years, female (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed primary, population 25+ years, female (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 94.27 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 94.27 in 2015, while its lowest value was 91.17 in 2012.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed primary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 94.22
2006 91.40
2008 91.74
2009 92.10
2010 91.42
2011 91.86
2012 91.17
2013 91.93
2014 92.90
2015 94.27

Educational attainment, at least completed primary, population 25+ years, male (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed primary, population 25+ years, male (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 95.92 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 95.92 in 2015, while its lowest value was 93.65 in 2006.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed primary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 94.77
2006 93.65
2008 94.38
2009 94.51
2010 94.00
2011 94.06
2012 93.91
2013 94.21
2014 94.91
2015 95.92

Educational attainment, at least completed primary, population 25+ years, total (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed primary, population 25+ years, total (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 95.07 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 95.07 in 2015, while its lowest value was 92.48 in 2006.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed primary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 94.49
2006 92.48
2008 93.01
2009 93.26
2010 92.66
2011 92.92
2012 92.49
2013 93.03
2014 93.87
2015 95.07

Educational attainment, at least completed lower secondary, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed lower secondary, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 82.19 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 82.19 in 2015, while its lowest value was 30.27 in 1970.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed lower secondary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 30.27
2006 74.00
2008 75.15
2009 76.41
2010 77.09
2011 77.50
2012 77.67
2013 79.44
2014 80.15
2015 82.19

Educational attainment, at least completed lower secondary, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed lower secondary, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 86.67 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 86.67 in 2015, while its lowest value was 37.85 in 1970.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed lower secondary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 37.85
2006 79.79
2008 81.74
2009 82.67
2010 82.38
2011 82.88
2012 83.09
2013 83.88
2014 84.68
2015 86.67

Educational attainment, at least completed lower secondary, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed lower secondary, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 84.36 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 84.36 in 2015, while its lowest value was 33.87 in 1970.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed lower secondary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 33.87
2006 76.79
2008 78.32
2009 79.43
2010 79.64
2011 80.10
2012 80.29
2013 81.59
2014 82.34
2015 84.36

Educational attainment, at least completed post-secondary, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed post-secondary, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 33.83 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 33.83 in 2015, while its lowest value was 3.21 in 1970.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed post-secondary non-tertiary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 3.21
2006 27.98
2008 29.04
2009 30.35
2010 31.70
2011 32.06
2012 32.82
2013 33.22
2014 32.73
2015 33.83

Educational attainment, at least completed post-secondary, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed post-secondary, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 32.66 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 32.88 in 2014, while its lowest value was 7.34 in 1970.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed post-secondary non-tertiary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 7.34
2006 28.45
2008 29.76
2009 30.91
2010 31.78
2011 32.26
2012 32.60
2013 32.74
2014 32.88
2015 32.66

Educational attainment, at least completed post-secondary, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed post-secondary, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 33.26 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 33.26 in 2015, while its lowest value was 5.18 in 1970.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed post-secondary non-tertiary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 5.18
2006 28.21
2008 29.39
2009 30.62
2010 31.74
2011 32.16
2012 32.71
2013 32.99
2014 32.80
2015 33.26

Educational attainment, at least completed upper secondary, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed upper secondary, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 64.70 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 64.70 in 2015, while its lowest value was 10.92 in 1970.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed upper secondary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 10.92
2006 55.47
2008 57.63
2009 59.28
2010 59.75
2011 60.89
2012 61.56
2013 62.83
2014 62.30
2015 64.70

Educational attainment, at least completed upper secondary, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed upper secondary, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 67.83 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 67.83 in 2015, while its lowest value was 17.43 in 1970.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed upper secondary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 17.43
2006 60.17
2008 63.42
2009 64.28
2010 63.85
2011 64.77
2012 64.98
2013 65.82
2014 65.86
2015 67.83

Educational attainment, at least completed upper secondary, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed upper secondary, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 66.21 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 66.21 in 2015, while its lowest value was 14.02 in 1970.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed upper secondary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1970 14.02
2006 57.73
2008 60.42
2009 61.69
2010 61.73
2011 62.76
2012 63.21
2013 64.28
2014 64.02
2015 66.21

Educational attainment, at least Bachelor's or equivalent, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative)

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed Bachelor's or equivalent.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2013 30.65
2014 31.52
2015 32.47

Educational attainment, at least Bachelor's or equivalent, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative)

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed Bachelor's or equivalent.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2013 29.82
2014 30.98
2015 30.90

Educational attainment, at least Bachelor's or equivalent, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative)

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed Bachelor's or equivalent.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2013 30.25
2014 31.26
2015 31.71

Educational attainment, Doctoral or equivalent, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative)

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed Doctoral or equivalent.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2013 0.365
2014 0.302
2015 0.382

Educational attainment, Doctoral or equivalent, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative)

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed Doctoral or equivalent.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2013 0.715
2014 0.700
2015 0.804

Educational attainment, Doctoral or equivalent, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative)

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed Doctoral or equivalent.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2013 0.534
2014 0.495
2015 0.586

Educational attainment, at least Master's or equivalent, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative)

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed Master's or equivalent.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2013 10.26
2014 11.24
2015 11.70

Educational attainment, at least Master's or equivalent, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative)

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed Master's or equivalent.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2013 14.65
2014 15.90
2015 15.50

Educational attainment, at least Master's or equivalent, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative)

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed Master's or equivalent.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2013 12.38
2014 13.49
2015 13.54

Educational attainment, at least completed short-cycle tertiary, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed short-cycle tertiary, population 25+, female (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 32.88 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 9 years was 32.88 in 2015, while its lowest value was 26.39 in 2006.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed short-cycle tertiary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2006 26.39
2008 27.07
2009 28.24
2010 30.05
2011 29.90
2012 30.72
2013 30.99
2014 31.84
2015 32.88

Educational attainment, at least completed short-cycle tertiary, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed short-cycle tertiary, population 25+, male (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 31.20 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 9 years was 31.24 in 2014, while its lowest value was 27.14 in 2006.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed short-cycle tertiary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2006 27.14
2008 27.76
2009 28.66
2010 29.95
2011 29.70
2012 30.09
2013 30.03
2014 31.24
2015 31.20

Educational attainment, at least completed short-cycle tertiary, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative)

Educational attainment, at least completed short-cycle tertiary, population 25+, total (%) (cumulative) in Belgium was 32.06 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 9 years was 32.06 in 2015, while its lowest value was 26.75 in 2006.

Definition: The percentage of population ages 25 and over that attained or completed short-cycle tertiary education.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
2006 26.75
2008 27.40
2009 28.44
2010 30.00
2011 29.81
2012 30.42
2013 30.52
2014 31.55
2015 32.06

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes