Mean years of tertiary schooling

number, 1870–2040

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    1870 Ranking
    1. Austria 0.02
    2. United States 0.02
    3. Belgium 0.01
    4. France 0.01
    5. Germany 0.01
    6. Greece 0.01
    7. Norway 0.01
    8. United Kingdom 0.01
    2040 Ranking
    1. Iceland 2.40
    2. Germany 1.77
    3. Japan 1.73
    4. United States 1.71
    5. Ireland 1.61
    6. Canada 1.49
    7. Hong Kong 1.36
    8. France 1.10
    9. New Zealand 1.09
    10. Belgium 1.04
    11. United Kingdom 1.01
    12. Greece 0.97
    13. China 0.94
    14. Sweden 0.90
    15. Norway 0.90
    16. Spain 0.89
    17. Netherlands 0.87
    18. Denmark 0.84
    19. Luxembourg 0.77
    20. Indonesia 0.75
    21. Switzerland 0.74
    22. Italy 0.73
    23. Fiji 0.58
    24. Turkey 0.50
    25. Australia 0.48
    26. India 0.46
    27. Portugal 0.46
    28. Finland 0.39
    29. Cambodia 0.38
    30. Austria 0.29
    31. Bangladesh 0.17
    32. Afghanistan 0.11

    Estimates of average tertiary years of schooling for 15-64 year-olds from census data and interpolation procedures. Also includes projections.

    Source: Robert Barro, Jong-Wha Lee