Persons of the age 20 to 24 having completed at least upper secondary education by sex

% of the population aged 20-24 years

The indicator is defined as the percentage of young people of the age 20-24 years having attained at least upper secondary education attainment level, i.e. with an education level ISCED 3a, 3b or 3c long minimum (numerator). The denominator consists of the total population of the same age group, excluding no answers to the questions "highest level of education or training attained". Both the numerators and the denominators come from the EU Labour Force Survey (LFS).

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Total
20152016201720182019
EU (27 countries - from 2020)82.382.883.083.283.5
EU (28 countries)82.783.283.383.683.9
Euro area - 19 countries (from 2015)80.781.681.982.082.5
Belgium84.485.385.7 (b)84.885.6
Bulgaria85.185.085.886.084.4
Czechia90.489.689.289.588.3
Denmark74.275.7 (b)75.4 (b)74.875.6
Germany77.177.777.577.477.5
Estonia82.183.885.082.684.8
Ireland93.594.494.2 (b)94.494.1
Greece89.691.292.493.994.5
Spain68.570.971.772.774.0
France87.387.888.188.388.5
Croatia95.996.396.396.297.3
Italy80.181.081.881.182.0
Cyprus94.391.289.891.592.3
Latvia86.184.887.388.387.1
Lithuania90.991.791.392.192.5
Luxembourg68.5 (b)77.075.376.877.5
Hungary84.283.584.385.086.6
Malta77.177.478.077.478.6
Netherlands80.080.581.982.582.2
Austria88.789.587.488.087.3
Poland90.890.890.691.290.8
Portugal77.077.578.580.882.9
Romania79.779.979.881.783.4
Slovenia90.990.991.291.592.4
Slovakia91.390.488.989.489.9
Finland86.887.787.387.488.2
Sweden87.386.985.685.3 (b)84.6
United Kingdom85.785.185.685.985.9
Iceland62.465.264.661.766.7
Liechtenstein..........
Norway79.378.178.280.180.8
Switzerland86.388.188.987.989.3
Montenegro93.493.295.196.195.2
North Macedonia86.588.090.791.991.9
Albania..........
Serbia91.492.293.292.592.5
Turkey53.856.157.258.662.0
Males
20152016201720182019
EU (27 countries - from 2020)79.880.580.580.781.0
EU (28 countries)80.580.880.981.181.4
Euro area - 19 countries (from 2015)78.078.879.079.179.7
Belgium82.282.882.9 (b)81.782.4
Bulgaria84.784.885.885.683.6
Czechia90.289.788.888.588.1
Denmark69.571.5 (b)69.4 (b)69.870.8
Germany75.275.875.374.975.0
Estonia79.979.380.677.380.1
Ireland91.692.993.0 (b)93.793.6
Greece87.590.191.092.293.4
Spain62.465.366.467.768.5
France86.486.286.485.786.4
Croatia94.695.595.996.697.5
Italy76.777.678.378.579.7
Cyprus91.386.787.890.191.4
Latvia80.880.482.783.885.5
Lithuania88.889.389.690.091.0
Luxembourg63.9 (b)72.268.973.078.4
Hungary83.382.984.284.685.7
Malta72.472.774.076.576.7
Netherlands75.977.177.779.478.9
Austria88.088.084.785.784.4
Poland88.389.088.689.688.4
Portugal72.072.873.776.678.6
Romania79.380.580.081.683.8
Slovenia88.087.688.989.591.5
Slovakia91.490.590.089.789.9
Finland84.686.286.186.587.9
Sweden86.085.785.383.3 (b)81.4
United Kingdom84.682.783.483.684.0
Iceland54.958.058.553.958.6
Liechtenstein..........
Norway76.075.174.074.877.2
Switzerland84.986.687.785.987.1
Montenegro93.194.295.196.495.1
North Macedonia87.989.191.193.593.6
Albania..........
Serbia90.791.492.792.392.7
Turkey54.255.957.158.260.5
Females
20152016201720182019
EU (27 countries - from 2020)84.885.285.685.886.2
EU (28 countries)85.185.685.986.286.4
Euro area - 19 countries (from 2015)83.684.484.985.185.4
Belgium86.687.888.5 (b)87.988.8
Bulgaria85.685.285.886.385.4
Czechia90.689.689.690.588.6
Denmark79.080.2 (b)81.6 (b)80.280.7
Germany79.279.780.080.380.2
Estonia84.388.389.487.989.5
Ireland95.495.995.5 (b)95.294.7
Greece91.992.493.895.595.7
Spain74.676.677.277.979.7
France88.289.489.790.890.7
Croatia97.297.196.795.997.1
Italy83.784.685.784.184.5
Cyprus97.195.491.592.893.0
Latvia91.689.492.093.188.9
Lithuania93.094.293.194.494.1
Luxembourg73.3 (b)81.781.9 (u)80.476.7
Hungary85.284.184.585.487.5
Malta82.082.482.478.580.8
Netherlands84.283.986.185.685.6
Austria89.491.190.290.390.3
Poland93.592.792.692.893.2
Portugal82.082.383.485.287.2
Romania80.279.379.581.783.0
Slovenia93.794.193.893.793.5
Slovakia91.390.387.689.189.9
Finland88.989.388.588.288.6
Sweden88.788.286.087.4 (b)88.1
United Kingdom86.987.687.888.288.0
Iceland70.073.371.770.875.9
Liechtenstein..........
Norway82.781.282.585.784.6
Switzerland87.689.590.290.191.4
Montenegro93.792.195.195.895.3
North Macedonia85.186.990.290.390.1
Albania..........
Serbia92.193.093.792.792.4
Turkey53.456.357.359.163.4

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

Source: Eurostat