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Table B.3.12. OECD: Percentage distribution with at least upper secondary education, by age group and country: 2009

Country Age group
25-64 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64
OECD average 73 81 77 71 61
           
OECD countries          
Australia 71 83 73 67 58
Austria 82 88 85 80 72
Belgium 71 83 78 67 54
Canada 88 92 91 87 80
Chile 69 86 75 66 43
           
Czech Republic 91 94 94 91 86
Denmark 76 86 81 71 68
Estonia 89 86 92 93 83
Finland 82 90 88 84 67
France 70 84 77 64 55
           
Germany 85 86 87 86 83
Greece 61 75 69 57 40
Hungary 81 86 83 80 72
Iceland 66 70 71 64 57
Ireland 72 86 77 65 48
           
Israel 82 87 84 78 74
Italy 54 70 58 50 37
Japan
Korea 80 98 94 71 43
Luxembourg 77 84 79 74 70
           
Mexico 35 42 37 32 21
Netherlands 73 82 78 71 63
New Zealand 72 79 75 70 62
Norway 81 84 83 77 79
Poland 88 93 92 88 77
           
Portugal 30 48 31 22 14
Slovak Republic 91 95 94 90 83
Slovenia 83 93 85 80 74
Spain 52 64 58 46 30
Sweden 86 91 91 85 76
           
Switzerland 87 90 88 86 83
Turkey 31 42 28 25 19
United Kingdom 74 82 76 72 64
United States 89 88 88 89 89
           
Other G20 non-OECD member countries          
Argentina
Brazil 41 53 42 34 25
China
India
Indonesia
           
Russian Federation1 88 91 94 89 71
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
— Not available.
1Year of reference 2002.
NOTE: Upper secondary education (normally called high school or senior high school) does not include ISCED 3C (International Standard Classification of Education) short programs.
SOURCE: Data from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (2011). Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators 2011, table A1.2a Paris: Author.
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