Labor force with advanced education (% of total working-age population with advanced education) - Country Ranking

Definition: The percentage of the working age population with an advanced level of education who are in the labor force. Advanced education comprises short-cycle tertiary education, a bachelor’s degree or equivalent education level, a master’s degree or equivalent education level, or doctoral degree or equivalent education level according to the International Standard Classification of Education 2011 (ISCED 2011).

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Solomon Islands 94.66 2013
2 Tanzania 94.33 2014
3 Ethiopia 93.59 2013
4 Liberia 92.69 2016
5 Zimbabwe 91.45 2011
6 Macao SAR, China 90.79 2016
7 Iceland 90.21 2018
8 Uganda 89.15 2017
9 Angola 89.11 2011
10 Vietnam 88.38 2018
11 Tuvalu 87.33 2016
12 Paraguay 86.78 2017
13 Seychelles 86.65 2018
14 Honduras 86.31 2018
15 Cuba 86.23 2010
16 Cayman Islands 85.95 2015
17 Nicaragua 85.64 2014
18 Malta 85.61 2018
19 Latvia 85.54 2018
20 El Salvador 85.49 2018
21 Yemen 85.36 2014
22 The Gambia 84.93 2012
23 Sri Lanka 84.73 2016
24 Qatar 84.44 2013
25 Dominican Republic 84.30 2017
26 Peru 84.25 2018
27 United Kingdom 83.94 2018
28 Thailand 83.81 2018
29 Sweden 83.76 2018
30 Portugal 83.27 2018
31 Norway 83.19 2018
32 Uruguay 83.05 2018
33 Lithuania 82.99 2018
34 South Africa 82.88 2018
35 Belize 82.79 2017
36 Panama 82.76 2018
37 Kiribati 82.66 2015
38 Australia 82.58 2013
39 Chile 82.56 2018
40 Eswatini 82.56 2016
41 Romania 82.51 2018
42 Israel 82.29 2016
43 Palau 82.13 2014
44 Guatemala 82.10 2017
45 Guyana 82.09 2017
46 Indonesia 82.07 2018
47 Brunei 81.91 2017
48 Cyprus 81.79 2018
49 Estonia 81.50 2018
50 North Macedonia 81.37 2018
51 Switzerland 81.28 2018
52 Ireland 81.21 2018
53 Comoros 81.20 2014
54 Brazil 81.12 2018
55 Fiji 80.73 2016
56 Netherlands 80.59 2018
57 Poland 80.38 2018
58 United Arab Emirates 80.24 2018
59 Spain 80.12 2018
60 Slovenia 79.81 2018
61 Cambodia 79.66 2016
62 Luxembourg 79.66 2018
63 Saudi Arabia 79.65 2016
64 Bangladesh 79.64 2017
65 Montenegro 79.62 2018
66 Argentina 79.58 2018
67 Bolivia 79.51 2018
68 Mali 79.49 2016
69 Ecuador 79.38 2018
70 Turkey 79.28 2018
71 Namibia 79.01 2018
72 Japan 78.33 2018
73 Nauru 78.11 2013
74 Malawi 77.95 2017
75 Mexico 77.51 2018
76 Colombia 77.44 2018
77 Cameroon 77.36 2014
78 Czech Republic 76.96 2018
79 Congo 76.91 2005
80 Austria 76.71 2018
81 France 76.60 2018
82 Mozambique 76.31 2015
83 Denmark 76.26 2018
84 Greece 76.14 2018
85 Burundi 76.08 2014
86 Egypt 75.99 2017
87 Kyrgyz Republic 75.74 2013
88 Lao PDR 75.22 2017
89 Hong Kong SAR, China 75.21 2016
90 Belgium 75.07 2018
91 Mauritius 74.73 2018
92 Costa Rica 74.68 2018
93 Italy 74.65 2018
94 Canada 74.65 2018
95 Suriname 74.63 2014
96 Bosnia and Herzegovina 74.60 2019
97 Nigeria 74.31 2016
98 Bulgaria 74.30 2018
99 Zambia 73.94 2017
100 Samoa 73.82 2017
101 Finland 73.78 2018
102 Slovak Republic 73.63 2018
103 Armenia 73.61 2017
104 Germany 73.44 2018
105 Albania 73.30 2017
106 United States 73.17 2018
107 Hungary 72.95 2018
108 Ukraine 72.93 2018
109 Serbia 72.49 2018
110 Tajikistan 72.47 2009
111 Botswana 72.44 2010
112 Korea 72.24 2018
113 Rwanda 72.19 2018
114 Georgia 72.10 2018
115 Croatia 71.94 2018
116 Trinidad and Tobago 71.39 2016
117 Haiti 70.92 2012
118 Timor-Leste 70.83 2016
119 Cabo Verde 70.61 2018
120 Papua New Guinea 70.31 2010
121 Mauritania 70.26 2012
122 Venezuela 70.12 2012
123 Sierra Leone 69.98 2014
124 New Zealand 69.76 2013
125 Malaysia 69.25 2016
126 Madagascar 69.24 2015
127 Kenya 69.14 2016
128 Guinea 69.03 2002
129 Niger 68.85 2014
130 Senegal 67.79 2015
131 Iran 67.76 2016
132 Nepal 67.39 2017
133 Mongolia 67.33 2018
134 Tunisia 67.23 2015
135 Russia 66.94 2018
136 Myanmar 66.81 2018
137 Benin 66.17 2011
138 Togo 65.86 2015
139 Ghana 65.43 2017
140 Iraq 64.98 2012
141 Afghanistan 64.68 2017
142 Dem. Rep. Congo 63.71 2012
143 Sudan 63.67 2011
144 Philippines 63.30 2016
145 Pakistan 61.20 2018
146 India 59.94 2018
147 Moldova 58.36 2018
148 Burkina Faso 58.22 2014
149 Côte d'Ivoire 42.01 2017

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual