Education at a Glance Interim Report


Update of Employment and Educational Attainment indicators



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This publication is based on the latest data collection from the INES Network on Labour Market, Economic and Social Outcomes of Learning, collected in the first half of 2014.

It is an update of the series published in Education at a Glance 2014: OECD Indicators, released in September 2014, and will be followed by the publication of 2014 data in Education at a Glance 2015: OECD Indicators.

This report presents updated data on three major topics: Educational attainment (Chapter 1), Labour market outcomes (Chapter 2), The transition from school to work (Chapter 3).

Please note that some data might have been updated after the release. The most recent data can be found in the OECD.Stat database, in the GPS, and in the “Tables & Charts” files below (please refer to the release history in the “Contents”-sheet in these files for more details about the different updates).

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Chapter 1 - To what level have adults studied?

  • Evolution of the educational levels
  • Upper secondary attainment and the weight of vocational education and training (VET)
    Tables & Charts

Chapter 2 - How does educational attainment affect participation in the labour market?

  • Labour market outcomes, by educational attainment, gender and age group
  • Labour market outcomes among those with low qualifications
  • Differences in labour market outcomes by programme orientation at upper secondary level
  • Labour market outcomes among those with tertiary qualifications
    Tables & Charts

Chapter 3 - Transition from school to work: where are the 15-29 year-olds?

  • Expected years in education
  • Young people in education or not, and their labour market status
  • Young people neither in employment nor in education or training (NEET)
  • Working hours
    Tables & Charts


Key Findings





Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education and Skills, presented the reports at a news conference at the Education World Forum - in London at 12pm GMT on Monday 19 January 2015.

Press release

 Other data

  • View the data  included in the Education GPS platform.
  • Education at a Glance Home Page


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