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While a large proportion of adults in the United States have university-level education, the tertiary attainment rate is increasing much faster in many other countries.
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As in other Scandinavian countries, lifelong learning is very well developed in Sweden, and contributes to making the system inclusive.
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Russia continues to rank first in tertiary attainment, but this is not reflected in the level of literacy skills among the population.
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Not only have the Dutch achieved high levels of education, they also rank among the most skilled.
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En 2012, los estudiantes mexicanos de 15 años obtuvieron 413 puntos en promedio, en la evaluación de matemáticas de la prueba PISA – un aumento de 28 puntos desde PISA 2003, de los más importantes entre los países de la OCDE.
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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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Austria’s relative spending on individuals’ tertiary education is among the highest in the OECD. Austria puts great emphasis on tertiary education which is reflected in the level of public investment: its spending on individuals’ tertiary education relative to lower levels of education is among the highest of the OECD countries.
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Tertiary educational attainment continues to rise, but remains well below the OECD average.
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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.