Level of education achieved

This indicator shows the level of education achieved (ISCED 5 + 6 + 7 + 8), people aged 25-74 years in per cent of total in the Nordic region. ISCED 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 covers tertiary education. Tertiary education is the educational level following the completion of a secondary education. Tertiary education includes e.g. universities and other higher leaning institutions. Data is compiled according to the ISCED 2011 classification. ISCED: International Standard Classification of Education i.e. United Nation's system of classification of education. ISCED is an instrument suitable for compiling statistics on education internationally. For more information:


Keywords: education, level of education, education achieved, isced