Education of Workforce Indicators by Country

Data by country looking at the education of the workforce including attainment levels, attainment levels of the unemployed, vocational programs, and the overall difficulty of finding employees with the necessary education levels.

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Compare countries on key indicators across 21 categories & 120+ subcategories.


Country # of students in secondary technical/vocational programmes % of unemployed with primary education % of unemployed with secondary education % of unemployed with tertiary education College students as a % of college age adults Total labor force
1) Afghanistan
26,986
8.66
8.334M
2) Albania
27,267
40.5
41.2
15.3
58.1
1.293M
3) Algeria
36.9
12.355M
4) Andorra
391
5) Angola
9.3
8.844M
6) Antigua and Barbuda
251
23.4
7) Argentina
40.7
45.7
9.3
82.9
19.54M
8) Armenia
25,281
6
41.4
52.5
44.3
1.56M
9) Aruba
1,088
15.2
10) Australia
793,534
90.3
12.417M
11) Austria
248,659
29.7
48
22.1
81.5
4.466M
12) Azerbaijan
18.2
65
16.7
25.4
4.951M
13) Bahamas
223,955
14) Bahrain
6,666
63
12.1
20.2
43.2
750,065
15) Bangladesh
602,080
13.4
78.977M
16) Barbados
162,318
17) Belarus
85,086
87.9
4.489M
18) Belgium
549,733
37
40.2
22.7
75
4.975M
19) Belize
1,811
59.7
32.7
3.79
23.2
154,602
20) Benin
22,098
15.3
4.445M
21) Bermuda
47.2
15.5
17.5
24.3
22) Bhutan
1,405
14.1
40.5
32.4
10.9
404,127
23) Bolivia
716,690
5.146M
24) Bosnia Herzegovina
106,749
19.6
71.3
9.1
1.497M
25) Botswana
23.4
1.156M
26) Brazil
893,860
25.3
41.5
6.59
50.6
109.843M
27) British Virgin Islands
40
41.6
28) Brunei
5,514
30.8
203,304
29) Bulgaria
155,132
34
52.7
13.1
73.9
3.318M
30) Burkina Faso
29,989
5.56
7.942M
31) Burundi
48,297
4.96
4.952M
32) Cambodia
13
8.624M
33) Cameroon
460,219
17.4
9.177M
34) Canada
119,479
22.6
42.7
36.7
19.727M
35) Cape Verde
1,629
21.7
244,001
36) Cayman Islands
8.8
72
17
37) Central African Republic
3,850
2.77
2.292M
38) Chad
6,855
3.44
5.06M
39) Chile
311,532
88.5
8.745M
40) China
17.555M
43.3
806.499M
41) Colombia
354,831
55.6
24.291M
42) Comoros
398
8.92
263,991
43) Congo
34,336
9.71
1.828M
44) Costa Rica
110,755
56.2
27.3
13.5
53.6
2.317M
45) Croatia
145,102
17.6
68.9
13.3
69
1.845M
46) Cuba
194,540
36.2
5.384M
47) Cyprus
4,685
22.2
43.2
34.5
60.1
613,733
48) Czech Republic
294,696
18
71.8
10.3
64.9
5.342M
49) DR Congo
821,585
6.64
29.023M
50) Denmark
132,370
32.5
37.4
22.2
82.7
2.92M
51) Djibouti
5,879
307,005
52) Dominica
0
53) Dominican Republic
46,223
33
46
17.5
50.1
4.71M
54) Ecuador
294,858
29.6
42.7
25.8
40.4
7.72M
55) Egypt
1.727M
4.09
47
31.1
36.2
29.597M
56) El Salvador
107,652
55.9
12.8
0.1
29.1
2.75M
57) Equatorial Guinea
431,124
58) Eritrea
1,558
2.56
59) Estonia
14,989
15.8
58.2
26
69.5
687,168
60) Ethiopia
352,134
66.1
5.19
11.3
8.12
47.012M
61) Fiji
1,389
347,161
62) Finland
257,764
25.8
50.4
23.7
87.2
2.715M
63) France
1.109M
29.6
46.9
23.1
64.3
30.184M
64) French Polynesia
121,038
65) Gabon
645,573
66) Gambia
3.1
801,157
67) Georgia
12,421
5
55
39.7
43.4
2.018M
68) Germany
1.321M
31
55.4
13.3
68.2
42.213M
69) Ghana
53,171
16.2
11.372M
70) Greece
115,171
29
47.7
23.2
113.8
4.937M
71) Grenada
0
91.1
72) Guam
77,646
73) Guatemala
297,211
47.2
37.5
8.39
21.8
6.828M
74) Guinea
26,313
10.8
5.061M
75) Guinea Bissau
780,016
76) Guyana
4,548
12.4
328,686
77) Haiti
6.541
4.594M
78) Honduras
261,249
22
3.373M
79) Hong Kong
7,960
29.7
48.5
21
68.4
3.745M
80) Hungary
105,768
30.5
59
10.3
50.8
4.384M
81) Iceland
8,017
42.9
31.8
24.2
81.2
192,535
82) India
1.755M
26.8
496.96M
83) Indonesia
4.211M
47.5
43.5
7.69
24.2
124.061M
84) Iran
832,083
71.8
27.133M
85) Iraq
8.802M
86) Ireland
55,137
26.8
46.2
24.2
83.7
2.185M
87) Israel
155,324
64.7
3.738M
88) Italy
1.581M
43.7
44.2
11.8
62.4
25.785M
89) Ivory Coast
108,384
9.15
8.541M
90) Jamaica
0
27.2
1.306M
91) Japan
836,605
63.3
65.302M
92) Jordan
28,257
44.5
17.8
37
44.8
1.989M
93) Kazakhstan
187,279
33.7
45
21.3
46.2
9.285M
94) Kenya
17.5M
95) Kuwait
7,275
27
1.993M
96) Kyrgyzstan
59,854
14.1
69.5
16.2
46.9
2.728M
97) Laos
9,555
16.9
3.378M
98) Latvia
25,214
20.6
62.9
16.5
67
1.037M
99) Lebanon
59,939
38.4
2.037M
100) Lesotho
4,733
9.84
889,178
101) Liberia
11.6
1.554M
102) Libya
2.324M
103) Liechtenstein
1,183
33.5
104) Lithuania
25,325
15.3
69.1
15.3
68.5
1.538M
105) Luxembourg
14,892
28.2
37.5
32.2
19.4
266,117
106) Macau
1,198
47
22.1
22.1
75.5
360,841
107) Macedonia
50,009
28.2
55
16.6
42
952,721
108) Madagascar
26,942
4.77
12.077M
109) Malawi
7.571M
110) Malaysia
333,816
19.2
50
28.7
26
13.3M
111) Maldives
16.2
195,149
112) Mali
122,805
6.87
5.925M
113) Malta
2,228
69.9
19.5
10.6
47.4
189,081
114) Marshall Islands
137
42.8
115) Mauritania
1,058
5.34
1.281M
116) Mauritius
14,697
39.4
23.2
19.8
36.6
592,300
117) Mexico
2.019M
29.9
55.561M
118) Moldova
30,819
19.3
57
23.5
41.2
1.237M
119) Monaco
361
120) Mongolia
27,349
41.2
25.2
25.8
68.5
1.328M
121) Montenegro
19,727
28.6
55.7
13.5
251,741
122) Morocco
155,414
50
23.2
18.5
28.1
12.498M
123) Mozambique
52,416
6.39
12.471M
124) Myanmar
0
13.5
30.217M
125) Namibia
66.8
22
1.2
901,859
126) Nepal
14.9
15.585M
127) Netherlands
597,246
37.7
42.4
18.5
78.5
9.019M
128) New Caledonia
117,852
129) New Zealand
78,854
83.9
2.434M
130) Nicaragua
2.657M
131) Niger
48,747
1.71
6.133M
132) Nigeria
55.784M
133) Norway
124,816
37.2
36.2
26.1
76.6
2.727M
134) Oman
113
2.216M
135) Pakistan
329,562
9.92
65.361M
136) Palau
314
61.8
137) Panama
48,958
11.3
60.7
26.5
38.7
1.837M
138) Papua New Guinea
29,327
3.366M
139) Paraguay
98,188
44.2
34.9
19.6
3.203M
140) Peru
37,416
52.7
18.8
26.7
16.974M
141) Philippines
13.1
45
41.2
35.7
43.807M
142) Poland
744,518
13.8
70
16.1
68.1
18.28M
143) Portugal
220,261
56.7
26.7
16.3
61.8
5.379M
144) Puerto Rico
7,220
84.3
1.226M
145) Qatar
665
17.8
43.2
38.9
14.5
1.594M
146) Romania
437,720
24.7
59.5
15.6
53.2
9.53M
147) Russia
1.518M
10.3
52.7
36.9
80.3
76.754M
148) Rwanda
100,129
55.7
17.3
8
7.95
5.694M
149) Saint Lucia
175
16.7
97,306
150) Samoa
49,879
151) San Marino
538
59.8
152) Sao Tome and Principe
583
13.4
65,384
153) Saudi Arabia
184,432
8.69
40.9
49.7
63
12.135M
154) Senegal
54,349
10.3
6.317M
155) Serbia
197,538
45.7
36
17.7
58.2
3.133M
156) Seychelles
272
14.2
157) Sierra Leone
2.441M
158) Singapore
17.8
33.2
49
3.11M
159) Sint Maarten
1,594
160) Slovakia
144,566
20.3
69.4
10.1
52.9
2.738M
161) Slovenia
60,601
18.6
61.5