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Table A.2.01. OECD: Net entry rates to tertiary education, by type of institution, gender, and country: 2008

Country Tertiary-type B   Tertiary-type A   Advanced research programs
Total Excluding foreign-born1  Males Females   Total Excluding foreign-born1  Males Females   Total Excluding foreign-born1  Males Females
OECD average 16   14 17   56   50 63   2   2 2
                             
OECD countries                            
Australia   87 61 76 99   3 2 3 3
Austria 9 9 7 10   50 39 44 56   5 4 6 5
Belgium 37 31 44   31 29 32  
Canada    
Chile 48 50 46   45 42 49   # # #
                             
Czech Republic 9 6 12   57 50 65   3 4 3
Denmark 21 21 21   59 46 73   3 3 3
Finland   70 61 79  
France    
Germany 14 11 17   36 30 36 37  
                             
Greece 26 27 26   42 33 53   4 5 4
Hungary 12 7 17   57 52 62   1 1 1
Iceland 6 6 5 6   73 64 54 94   2 1 2 2
Ireland 20 20 19 21   46 45 43 49  
Italy # # #   51 43 60   2 2 2
                             
Japan 29 22 37   48 54 42   1 1 1
Korea 38 35 42   71 72 70   2 3 2
Luxembourg # # #   25 25 25   1 1 1
Mexico 2 2 3 2   34 34 34 34   # # # #
Netherlands # # #   62 57 57 67  
                             
New Zealand 46 38 41 51   72 58 60 84   2 1 2 2
Norway # # #   71 66 57 86   3 3 3 3
Poland 1 # 1   83 82 76 90  
Portugal # # #   81 71 92   4 3 5
Slovak Republic 1 1 1   72 59 86   3 3 3
                             
Spain 22 20 23   41 35 48   3 2 3
Sweden 10 10 9 10   65 56 53 78   3 2 3 2
Switzerland 19 21 18   38 30 37 39   4 2 5 4
Turkey 23 26 19   30 32 28   1 1 1
United Kingdom 30 21 39   57 50 64   2 3 2
                             
United States2   64 63 57 72  
                             
Non-OECD member countries                            
Brazil    
China    
Estonia 31 31 22 40   42 41 33 52   3 3 2 3
India    
Indonesia 5 4 5   22 21 22   # # #
Israel 26 24 28   60 54 66   2 2 2
Russian Federation 30   68   2
Slovenia 32 32 32   56 43 69   1 1 1
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
1 Entry rates excluding foreign-born students correspond to the entry rate when noncitizens enrolled in a host country are excluded.
2 Tertiary-type A data includes tertiary-type B data.
NOTE: Tertiary-type B education refers to vocational higher education. Tertiary-type A education refers to academic higher education below the doctoral level. Net entry rates represent the proportion of persons of a synthetic age cohort who enter a certain level of tertiary education at one point during their lives. The net entry rate is defined as the sum of net entry rates for single ages. Mismatches between the coverage of the population data and the new entrants data mean that the entry rates for those countries that are net exporters of students may be underestimated and those that are net importers may be overestimated. The entry rates excluding foreign-born students seek to compensate for that. See Annex 3 of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators 2009 for more detailed notes by country. Apparent differences may not be statistically significant.
SOURCE: Data from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (2010). Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators 2010, table A2.3. Paris: Author.
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