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Educational attainment matters greatly in Hungary’s labour market: people with tertiary education have much higher employment rates and earn more than twice as much than those without.
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The level of educational attainment in France has risen considerably in the past 40 years. This increase has been even more pronounced with regard to higher education.
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In 2012, 45% of the country’s 25-64 year-olds had below upper secondary education (i.e. had attained at most Educación Secundaria Obligatoria) as their highest level of attainment
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Most people in Germany attain upper secondary education. Germany has one of the highest levels of upper secondary attainment: 86% of the country’s 25-64 year-olds have obtained at least an upper secondary qualification
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Finnish teachers are better paid than their peers and enjoy a lighter teaching workload than average. Finland is one of the OECD countries in which teachers enjoy comparatively better working conditions, especially women teaching in upper secondary schools.
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Aproximadamente uno de cada tres adultos en España posee una titulación terciaria pero casi dos de cada cuatro no ha terminado la Educación Secundaria segunda etapa.
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In Australia, the proportion of young adults who entered academic tertiary programmes (tertiary-type A) increased by more than 40 percentage points between 2000 and 2012. On average across all OECD countries with comparable data, the increase in entry rates was only 10 percentage points between 2000 and 2012.
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The proportion of tertiary-educated adults in Japan increased from 34% to 47% between 2000 and 2012 and is now the third largest proportion among OECD countries
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Canada has a highly educated population, due in large part to high attainment rates at the college level In 2012, 53% of Canadian adults held a tertiary qualification, the highest share among OECD countries (OECD average: 32%).
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More people in the United Kingdom pursue a university-level education than end their education at upper secondary school.