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Figure 29-1.  Percentage of population ages 25 to 64 who earned more than the median income, by highest level of education and country: 2011

Percentage of population ages 25 to 64 who earned more than the median income, by highest level of education and country: 2011

1 Reference year is 2009 rather than 2011.
2 Reference year is 2010 rather than 2011.
3 Includes ISCED97 levels 0 (preprimary education), 1 (primary education), and 2 (lower secondary education).
4 Includes ISCED97 levels 3 (upper secondary education) and 4 (postsecondary nontertiary programs).
5 Includes ISCED97 levels 5A (academic higher education below the doctoral level) and 6 (doctoral level of academic higher education).
NOTE: The Republic of Korea reports earnings net of income tax. Education levels are defined according to the 1997 International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED97). For more information on the ISCED97 levels, see appendix A in this report.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (2013a). Education at a Glance 2013: OECD Indicators, web table A6.4a. Paris: Author.