Total population having completed at least upper secondary education

Population aged 25 to 64 (%)

The indicator shows the percentage of the adult population (25-64 years old) that has completed upper secondary education. The indicator aims to measure the share of the population that is likely to have the minimum necessary qualifications to actively participate in social and economic life. It should be noted that completion of upper secondary education can be achieved in European countries after varying lengths of study, according to different national educational systems.

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Total
20152016201720182019
EU (27 countries - from 2020)76.176.677.277.878.4
EU (28 countries)76.577.077.578.178.7
Euro area - 19 countries (from 2015)73.273.774.274.975.6
Belgium74.775.176.8 (b)78.278.7
Bulgaria81.982.382.882.682.5
Czechia93.293.493.893.993.8
Denmark79.780.2 (b)80.9 (b)81.081.5
Germany86.886.586.586.686.6
Estonia88.789.188.889.290.2
Ireland81.181.482.5 (b)83.283.7
Greece70.471.872.973.676.8
Spain57.458.359.160.161.3
France77.678.278.479.480.4
Croatia83.182.783.885.185.8
Italy59.960.160.961.762.2
Cyprus77.979.581.182.282.5
Latvia90.190.790.490.791.2
Lithuania93.594.694.894.895.0
Luxembourg76.0 (b)78.4 (u)76.4 (u)78.679.3
Hungary83.283.484.084.985.0
Malta46.048.451.154.055.2
Netherlands76.477.178.479.079.6
Austria84.684.585.085.385.6
Poland90.891.392.192.492.6
Portugal45.146.948.049.852.2
Romania75.076.777.978.579.0
Slovenia86.887.387.988.188.8
Slovakia91.491.991.491.791.4
Finland87.788.188.389.290.1
Sweden84.385.085.385.6 (b)86.1
United Kingdom79.779.580.180.481.1
Iceland75.078.277.378.078.6
Liechtenstein..........
Norway82.782.382.283.083.2
Switzerland87.387.487.888.489.0
Montenegro85.985.586.186.887.8
North Macedonia66.468.469.670.271.6
Albania..........
Serbia79.779.880.080.981.5
Turkey34.235.636.437.438.9
Males
20152016201720182019
EU (27 countries - from 2020)76.176.576.977.477.9
EU (28 countries)76.676.977.377.778.2
Euro area - 19 countries (from 2015)73.073.373.774.374.9
Belgium73.674.375.9 (b)77.477.2
Bulgaria81.281.782.382.082.1
Czechia95.095.095.295.194.8
Denmark78.478.8 (b)79.1 (b)78.779.6
Germany88.587.987.687.687.6
Estonia85.585.685.185.887.3
Ireland78.378.379.4 (b)80.281.0
Greece68.670.271.772.677.0
Spain55.355.756.557.258.3
France78.378.879.179.780.3
Croatia86.385.385.987.088.1
Italy58.058.158.859.759.8
Cyprus77.878.881.081.581.1
Latvia86.988.287.587.888.6
Lithuania91.893.293.293.393.5
Luxembourg76.4 (b)79.5 (u)77.2 (u)78.779.7
Hungary84.985.286.086.486.3
Malta45.647.751.154.154.8
Netherlands77.377.878.879.379.7
Austria88.788.288.388.788.4
Poland90.691.192.092.192.2
Portugal41.443.043.344.847.7
Romania77.678.979.780.180.5
Slovenia88.088.688.988.889.3
Slovakia92.893.192.792.692.1
Finland85.285.785.686.687.7
Sweden83.284.384.584.5 (b)84.7
United Kingdom80.379.880.179.980.6
Iceland74.778.077.176.376.7
Liechtenstein..........
Norway82.481.981.382.282.5
Switzerland88.789.089.289.489.9
Montenegro89.688.388.288.789.5
North Macedonia72.274.376.076.577.6
Albania..........
Serbia82.282.182.282.883.3
Turkey40.341.642.143.044.3
Females
20152016201720182019
EU (27 countries - from 2020)76.176.777.478.278.9
EU (28 countries)76.577.077.878.579.2
Euro area - 19 countries (from 2015)73.474.174.775.576.4
Belgium75.875.977.7 (b)79.180.2
Bulgaria82.582.883.383.282.9
Czechia91.391.892.492.692.7
Denmark81.181.7 (b)82.8 (b)83.383.3
Germany85.185.185.385.685.7
Estonia91.792.592.392.693.0
Ireland83.884.485.5 (b)86.186.2
Greece72.173.474.074.476.6
Spain59.660.961.763.064.3
France76.977.677.879.080.5
Croatia79.980.181.683.383.5
Italy61.862.263.063.864.5
Cyprus78.180.281.383.083.8
Latvia93.293.093.093.393.5
Lithuania95.196.096.396.296.3
Luxembourg75.6 (b)77.3 (u)75.6 (u)78.478.9
Hungary81.681.682.183.383.6
Malta46.449.151.253.955.8
Netherlands75.576.478.078.779.4
Austria80.780.881.781.982.7
Poland91.091.592.292.793.0
Portugal48.650.552.254.456.3
Romania72.474.576.176.877.5
Slovenia85.586.086.987.488.3
Slovakia90.090.690.290.790.6
Finland90.290.591.291.892.5
Sweden85.585.886.286.9 (b)87.6
United Kingdom79.079.380.180.981.6
Iceland75.378.377.579.880.7
Liechtenstein..........
Norway83.182.883.083.883.9
Switzerland85.885.886.487.488.1
Montenegro82.382.883.984.986.2
North Macedonia60.462.363.163.865.5
Albania..........
Serbia77.277.677.979.079.7
Turkey27.929.630.731.833.5

(..) - not available
(b) - break in time series
(u) - low reliability

Source: Eurostat