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Gross enrollment ratio. The total enrollment in tertiary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 229
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1970-12     Latest: 2016-12

2009-12 2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12 2016-12
1) Afghanistan
3.9
3.75
8.66
2) Albania
33.4
44.5
49.6
58.5
62.5
62.7
58.1
3) Algeria
29.82
29.8
31.2
32.2
33.9
34.5
36.9
4) Angola
6.94
9.92
9.3
5) Antigua and Barbuda
14.81
16.2
14.3
23.4
6) Arab World
24.22
24.7
24.2
25.7
27.3
28.1
7) Argentina
70.53
73.9
77.4
78.9
79.9
82.9
8) Armenia
49.14
50.6
51
43.9
43.3
44.2
44.3
9) Aruba
35.36
37.3
38.7
37.7
16.1
16.4
15.2
10) Australia
76.77
80.9
83.4
85.4
86.5
90.3
11) Austria
60.72
68.7
71
72.3
80.3
79.9
81.5
12) Azerbaijan
19.06
19.2
19.6
20.4
21.4
23.1
25.4
13) Bahrain
43.9
43.1
39.5
41.3
43.2
14) Bangladesh
10.52
13.2
13.3
13.4
15) Barbados
75.72
69.8
65.4
16) Belarus
74.46
79.4
85.7
90.4
91
88.8
87.9
17) Belgium
65.2
67.7
69.7
71.2
72.3
73.3
75
18) Belize
22.41
21.8
21.9
24.3
24.1
23.2
19) Benin
9.87
13.2
12.3
13.4
15.3
20) Bermuda
32.11
29.8
31.1
30.8
29.5
27.4
24.3
21) Bhutan
6.28
7
8.74
9.44
10.9
22) Botswana
21.72
19.1
17.1
21.1
25.01
25
27.5
23.4
23) Brazil
43.4
45.2
46.4
49.2
50.6
24) British Virgin Islands
41.6
25) Brunei
16.98
15.6
17.6
22.5
24.2
31.7
30.8
26) Bulgaria
54.11
58
59.6
62.7
66.5
70.7
73.9
27) Burkina Faso
3.53
3.57
4.14
4.55
4.77
5.56
28) Burundi
2.71
3.14
2.98
3.66
4.4
4.96
29) Cambodia
11.72
14
15.9
13
30) Cameroon
8.96
11
11.9
12.9
15
16
17.4
31) Cape Verde
14.47
17.3
20
20.1
22.3
22.9
21.7
32) Caribbean small states
20.47
21.7
21.5
22.6
22.2
22.4
33) Central African Republic
2.44
2.55
2.98
2.77
34) Central Europe and the Baltics
65.38
68.1
67.2
65.8
64.7
64.9
35) Chad
2.01
2.1
2.22
3.44
36) Chile
61.87
69.6
75
79.4
83.8
86.6
88.5
37) China
22.52
23.9
24.8
27.1
30.1
39.3
43.3
38) Colombia
37.08
39.4
43.5
46.2
50.1
53.2
55.6
39) Comoros
5.8
5.69
7.9
8.59
8.68
8.92
40) Congo
6.55
9.11
10.4
9.71
41) Costa Rica
47.1
49.3
50
53
53.6
42) Croatia
49.15
54.6
58.1
61.6
66.9
69.5
69
43) Cuba
116.86
97
82.4
64.4
49.3
40.9
36.2
44) Cyprus
52
48.3
46.5
45.8
47.5
53.1
60.1
45) Czech Republic
61.15
64
65.6
65.8
65.3
66
64.9
46) DR Congo
6.5
7.81
7.92
6.64
47) Denmark
74.3
73.6
76.8
79.2
81.2
81.5
82.7
48) Djibouti
3.44
3.44
4.98
49) Dominican Republic
46.7
47.5
50.1
50) East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)
25.91
27.36
28.71
30.88
33.07
51) East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
22.89
24.35
25.6
27.76
29.96
52) Ecuador
39.8
40.4
53) Egypt
29.95
30.8
26.5
27.6
30.3
31.6
36.2
54) El Salvador
25.73
26.3
27.5
28.6
29.1
28.8
29.1
55) Eritrea
1.92
2.32
2.56
56) Estonia
66.64
68.1
70.3
72.1
72.9
71.3
69.5
57) Ethiopia
5.25
7.33
7.75
8.14
8.12
58) Euro area
62.62
65.6
67.6
68.5
69.2
71
59) Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
59.51
61.11
62.17
63.13
63.44
60) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
46.29
48.26
49.35
51.86
54.61
61) European Union
63.11
65.4
66.5
66.7
66.6
67.7
62) Finland
91.83
94.1
95.6
93.2
91
88.6
87.2
63) Fragile and conflict affected situations
10.76
10.9
10.9
11.2
11.4
11.4
64) France
54.94
57.1
58
59.9
62.1
64.3
65) Gambia
2.17
3.41
3.1
66) Georgia
25.55
28.9
31.1
29.2
34.7
39.1
43.4
67) Germany
61
65.4
68.2
68) Ghana
8.79
12
12.1
14.3
15.8
16.2
69) Greece
102.7
107.8
110.2
110.1
113.8
70) Grenada
52.78
91.1
71) Guatemala
18.3
21.8
72) Guinea
9.02
10.2
10.4
9.89
10.3
10.8
73) Guyana
12.52
13
12.8
12.4
74) Haiti
6.54
75) Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)
6.55
7.09
7.32
7.68
7.95
8.12
76) High income: OECD
72.63
75.7
77.52
77.79
76.19
77) High income: nonOECD
62.31
63.02
64
64.4
62.98
78) High income
70.35
72.9
74.8
75
73.7
73.6
73.7
79) Honduras
20.6
20.4
21.2
21.1
22
80) Hong Kong
55.43
58.4
60.5
60.5
67.2
68.7
68.4
81) Hungary
61.7
60.3
59.5
59.7
57
53.1
50.8
82) Iceland
74.32
78.3
80.9
82.2
81.2
83) India
16.1
17.9
22.8
24.3
23.8
25.5
26.8
84) Indonesia
23.06
24.1
26.5
30.6
31.2
31.1
24.2
85) Iran
36.36
42.6
48.5
54.8
57.8
65.9
71.8
86) Ireland
57.83
63
65.7
67.6
73.1
77.6
83.7
87) Israel
62.46
65.8
67.7
66.2
66.1
64.7
88) Italy
66.81
66.2
66.1
65
63.4
63
62.4
89) Ivory Coast
8.78
8.06
3.59
8.61
8.68
9.15
90) Jamaica
23.74
27.1
26.5
29
27.4
27.2
91) Japan
57.68
58
59.9
61.4
62.4
63.3
92) Jordan
44.87
40.5
40.3
47.5
44.8
93) Kazakhstan
46
48.4
51.3
50.1
48.4
46
46.2
94) Kenya
4.05
95) Kuwait
27
96) Kyrgyzstan
44.21
42
41.1
43.7
47.3
45.9
46.9
97) Laos
16.22
16.3
17.4
17
18.1
17.2
16.9
98) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
39.24
40.86
42.32
43.41
43.88
99) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
38.39
39.84
41.22
42.25
42.64
100) Latvia
76.59
70.4
67.2
65.5
66.9
67
101) Least developed countries: UN classification
7.33
8.08
8.61
8.87
9.03
9.05
102) Lebanon
48.99
48.4
49.7
45.5
45.9
42.7
38.4
103) Lesotho
10.8
10.1
9.84
104) Liberia
9.29
11.6
105) Liechtenstein
34.44
36
43.6
42.4
37.4
33.5
106) Lithuania
88.46
85.6
80.7
77.2
71.9
68.5
107) Low & middle income
21.06
22.39
24.13
25.51
26.39
108) Low income
7.55
6.66
7.03
7.34
7.44
7.6
7.62
109) Lower middle income
17.87
18.2
20.7
21.8
21.9
23
23.1
110) Luxembourg
18.2
19.4
111) Macau
62.3
61.7
63.9
56
62.5
69.3
75.5
112) Macedonia
40.84
39.1
40.8
39.3
39.5
42
113) Madagascar
3.44
3.6
4
4.08
4.24
4.77
114) Malawi
0.69
0.8
115) Malaysia
35.72
37.1
35.3
35.8
36.4
27.6
26
116) Maldives
16.2
117) Mali
5.86
6.04
6.34
6.87
118) Malta
39.34
37
39.7
42.6
44.2
44.6
47.4
119) Marshall Islands
42.8
120) Mauritania
3.91
4.43
4.8
5.2
5.46
5.62
5.34
121) Mauritius
32.19
33.6
35.2
38.6
39.7
38.6
36.6
122) Mexico
25.19
26.1
27
28.3
29.2
29.9
123) Middle East & North Africa (all income levels)
29.1
31.1
32
34.44
35.98
124) Middle East & North Africa (developing only)
29.06
30.9
31.44
33.53
34.79
125) Middle income
23.22
25.2
27.1
28.5
29.4
32.3
33.2
126) Moldova
38.29
38.1
39.4
40.1
41.2
41.4
41.2
127) Mongolia
51.47
53.8
55.6
58.7
62.2
64.2
68.5
128) Montenegro
51.04
55.3
129) Morocco
13.53
14.4
16.2
19.2
22.4
25.1
28.1
130) Mozambique
3.8
4.53
4.79
5.05
5.39
5.97
6.39
131) Myanmar
14.1
13.5
132) Nepal
11.28
14.4
14.4
16.9
15.8
14.9
133) Netherlands
62.43
65.1
77.6
78.5
134) New Zealand
82.6
82.5
81.7
80.8
79.7
80.8
83.9
135) Niger
1.43
1.47
1.51
1.71
136) Nigeria
9.47
10
137) North America
84.97
90.8
92.7
91.3
85.9
84
138) North Korea
30.86
30.32
139) Norway
72.71
72.8
73
73.2
76.1
76.7
76.6
140) OECD members
64.67
68
69.8
70.6
70
70
141) Oman
24.68
25.14
28.58
142) Other small states
10.72
16.5
17.1
17.4
17.9
18.3
143) Pakistan
6.93
8.66
9.93
10.3
10.3
9.92
144) Palau
61.8
145) Panama
43.37
44.3
42.3
44.1
38.7
146) Paraguay
37.14
35
147) Peru
40.5
148) Philippines
28.71
29.7
30.9
31.2
33.6
35.7
149) Poland
70.8
73.1
73.1
72.8
71.1
68.1
150) Portugal
62.69
65.6
68.5
68.5
66.2
65.6
61.8
151) Puerto Rico
81.27
86.3
86.4
86.5
85.3
84.3
152) Qatar
9.94
9.84
11.4
11
12
13.4
14.5
153) Romania
71.26
67.8
62.7
54.5
52.1
53.2
53.2
154) Russia
75.43
76.4
76.1
77.9
78.6
80.3
155) Rwanda
4.85
5.56
6.74
6.55
7.52
7.56
7.89
7.95
156) Saint Lucia
17.65
12.4
16.3
10.1
13.8
16.8
16.7
157) San Marino
64.8
64.2
59.8
158) Sao Tome and Principe
3.94
4.3
8.25
9.75
13.4
159) Saudi Arabia
30.97
36.5
41.3
48.5
54.8
61.1
63
160) Senegal
7.77
7.38
9.68
9.74
9.99
10.3
10.3
161) Serbia
49.85
49
51.5
53.5
56.3
58
58.2
162) Seychelles
2.42
1.29
3.14
6.42
14.2
163) Slovakia
55.9
56.8
56
56
54.4
52.9
164) Slovenia
85.83
88.2
84.9
86.3
85.2
82.9
165) Small states
12.84
17.1
17.4
17.9
18.2
18.5
166) South Africa
18.9
19.6
19.3
167) South Asia
14.33
15.8
19.7
21
20.8
20.8
168) South Korea
97.97
99.6
99.5
97.2
95.3
94.2
93.1
169) Spain
73.73
78.6
83.4
85.5
87
89
89.6
170) Sri Lanka
16.3
15.2
17.1
18.9
19.2
19.7
171) St Kitts Nevis
79.1
79.5
172) Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
7.49
7.96
8.21
8.33
8.55
173) Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
7.49
7.96
8.21
8.33
8.56
174) Sudan
14.69
14.9
14.6
14.9
16.9
16.3
175) Swaziland
5.96
5.32
176) Sweden
71.45
74.6
73.9
69.6
63.3
62.3
62.3
177) Switzerland
50.01
52.7
54.3
55.4
56.3
57.2
57.6
178) Syria
24.3
25.9
25.9
31.8
34.5
43.8
44
179) Tajikistan
22.62
22.6
22
22.4
22.6
24.4
26.3
28.8
180) Tanzania
2.13
3.93
3.64
181) Thailand
48.82
50.2
52.75
51.57
51.38
182) Timor Leste
16.6
18.1
183) Togo
9.12
10.1
10.3
10.6
10.1
10.6
184) Tunisia
34.86
35.1
34.8
35.1
34.1
34.5
34.6
185) Turkey
46.21
55.9
60.7
69.3
78.9
86.3
94.7
186) Turkmenistan
7.98
187) Uganda
4.25
4
4.48
3.85
4.76
188) Ukraine
84.2
81.9
83.3
82.1
80
82.3
189) United Arab Emirates
12.89
13.2
14.85
16.56
19.19
22.04
190) United Kingdom
58.15
59
58.9
59.2
56.8
56.4
191) United States
88.58
94.2
96.3
94.8
88.8
86.6
85.7
192) Upper middle income
28.65
32.9
34.3
36.3
38.7
44.3
46.9
193) Uruguay
63.24
63.1
55.1
56.3
55.5
194) Uzbekistan
9.73
9.39
8.93
8.24
8.43
8.57
8.78
9.09
195) Venezuela
76.98
196) Vietnam
20.11
22.6
24.8
25
25
30.4
28.8
197) West Bank and Gaza
46.53
47.8
49.6
48.1
45.3
44
44.2
198) World
27.88
29.3
31
32.2
32.7
34.9
35.6
199) Yemen
11.13
10.5
9.97
200) Zambia
4
3.98
201) Zimbabwe
5.9
5.82
5.86
5.87
8.43
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