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Table 475. Employment to population ratios of 25- to 64-year-olds, by sex, highest level of educational attainment, and country: 2010
Total population, 25 to 64 years old Male Female
All levels of education Less than high school completion High school completion Asso-
ciate's or higher degree
All levels of education Less than high school completion High school completion Asso-
ciate's or higher degree
All levels of education Less than high school completion High school completion Asso-
ciate's or higher degree
Country
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
OECD average1  72.4 55.5 73.7 83.1 80.0 66.1 80.9 87.6 65.0 45.7 65.8 78.7
Australia 77.7 65.1 80.5 84.0 85.9 77.3 87.8 89.7 69.6 55.0 70.6 79.3
Austria 75.6 56.1 77.9 85.7 81.2 64.7 81.8 89.3 70.0 51.4 73.7 81.4
Belgium 70.3 48.9 74.5 84.0 76.5 59.2 81.6 86.7 64.0 38.2 66.7 81.6
Canada 75.5 55.1 74.0 81.3 79.4 63.0 78.5 84.7 71.7 45.4 68.6 78.5
Chile 70.9 61.8 71.8 79.1 86.3 82.6 88.2 87.2 56.2 42.3 56.3 71.2
                         
Czech Republic 73.5 43.2 74.5 83.3 83.0 53.1 83.3 91.0 63.7 38.3 65.0 75.0
Denmark 76.9 62.9 79.1 85.7 80.2 69.7 80.9 87.5 74.5 56.5 77.0 84.3
Estonia 70.0 44.8 68.6 79.9 70.7 45.7 71.9 81.1 69.4 43.3 65.0 79.2
Finland 74.7 55.0 74.1 84.1 76.3 59.1 76.1 86.8 73.0 49.4 71.6 82.1
France 71.5 55.4 74.4 83.6 76.3 62.4 78.6 86.8 66.9 49.3 69.8 80.8
                         
Germany 76.2 55.3 76.3 86.9 81.8 65.5 80.8 90.1 70.5 48.2 71.9 82.8
Greece 66.6 56.7 67.1 79.8 79.3 73.8 80.9 84.3 53.9 39.6 53.3 75.1
Hungary 63.4 37.6 66.2 78.6 69.4 44.8 71.5 83.1 57.6 32.7 60.2 75.2
Iceland 82.3 76.5 82.0 89.1 85.8 81.2 85.8 91.2 79.1 71.8 76.5 87.4
Ireland 66.5 46.8 66.4 81.1 72.0 56.0 73.1 84.5 61.5 35.4 59.7 78.3
                         
Israel 71.2 44.7 70.1 82.4 76.8 59.6 75.5 85.9 65.7 27.9 64.2 79.5
Italy 63.5 50.4 72.6 78.3 75.8 68.0 81.8 84.2 51.4 32.5 63.1 73.6
Japan 76.1 73.3 79.5 88.5 85.7 91.9 63.7 61.2 66.7
Korea, Republic of 71.8 65.0 70.6 76.3 85.5 77.4 84.7 89.1 58.0 57.1 56.8 60.1
Luxembourg 74.2 61.9 72.1 85.0 83.6 74.6 81.1 90.7 65.1 52.1 63.2 77.9
                         
Mexico 67.7 63.0 71.6 80.4 88.2 87.7 90.1 88.2 49.6 42.5 56.3 71.6
Netherlands 77.3 61.1 80.0 87.5 84.0 74.5 85.0 89.8 70.7 49.3 75.0 85.0
New Zealand 78.6 68.4 82.0 83.8 86.2 76.3 88.8 90.5 72.4 61.7 73.0 78.7
Norway 81.1 63.9 81.8 90.4 83.8 68.1 84.5 91.6 79.1 59.6 78.2 89.4
Poland 67.0 39.9 65.6 84.8 74.3 49.6 74.2 88.8 60.1 30.9 56.2 82.0
                         
Portugal 72.8 68.2 79.9 85.4 78.1 75.5 83.6 85.9 67.7 60.5 76.3 85.1
Slovak Republic 68.4 29.7 69.9 82.2 76.0 37.1 77.2 88.0 61.0 24.9 62.1 77.5
Slovenia 72.7 51.1 73.0 87.3 76.4 60.8 76.1 89.6 68.8 43.0 68.9 85.7
Spain 64.7 52.9 68.9 79.7 71.9 63.3 75.6 83.1 57.3 41.8 61.9 76.5
Sweden 81.5 63.8 82.0 88.1 84.8 73.7 85.5 89.2 78.4 51.1 77.9 87.3
                         
Switzerland 81.4 68.3 80.0 88.7 87.9 76.3 86.5 92.5 74.9 63.3 74.4 83.0
Turkey 54.2 48.5 60.0 75.7 75.7 72.8 79.4 83.2 29.3 24.1 28.6 64.4
United Kingdom 75.0 56.0 76.8 85.1 81.2 66.3 81.8 88.6 68.8 48.1 71.0 81.7
United States 71.2 52.1 67.9 80.0 75.7 61.2 72.2 84.5 66.9 41.6 63.5 76.2
                         
Other reporting
   countries
                       
Brazil 73.2 86.3 61.2
—Not available.
1 Refers to the mean of the data values for all reporting OECD countries, to which each country reporting data contributes equally.
NOTE: The "high school completion" columns include International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) levels 3 and 4, with the exception of ISCED level 3C short programs. (ISCED 3C short programs do not correspond to high school completion in the United States and are included in the "less than high school completion" columns in this table.) ISCED level 5B corresponds to the associate's degree in the United States in this table. Also included in the "associate's or higher degree" columns are the following higher level degrees: ISCED 5A, first award, which corresponds to the bachelor's degree in the United States; ISCED 5A, second award, which corresponds to master's and first-professional degrees in the United States; and ISCED 6, which corresponds to doctor's degrees.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Education at a Glance, 2012. (This table was prepared June 2012.)
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