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Digest of Education Statistics: 2017
Digest of Education Statistics: 2017

NCES 2018-070
January 2018


Figure 28. Percentage of the population 25 to 34 years old with an associate’s or higher degree, by country: 2016

Figure 28. Percentage of the population 25 to 34 years old with an associate’s or higher degree, by country: 2016
1 All the countries shown in this figure are members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
2 Data include some upper secondary and postsecondary nontertiary awards (i.e., awards that are below the associate’s degree level).
NOTE: All data in this figure were calculated using International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011. The data refer to total tertiary degrees, which correspond to all degrees at the associate’s level and above in the United States and include the following ISCED 2011 levels: level 5 (corresponding to the associate’s degree in the United States), level 6 (bachelor’s or equivalent degree), level 7 (master’s or equivalent degree), and level 8 (doctoral or equivalent degree). Graphic display was generated using unrounded data.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Online Education Database, retrieved October 20, 2017, from https://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx.