2.1.5. Population aged 15–74 by highest educational qualification and sex*

(thousand persons)

< >
Period, quarters Less than 8 grades of primary school 8 grades of primary education Secondary education without G. C. E. and with qualification Secondary education with G. C. E. Tertiary education Total
and without qualification and with qualification bachelor or equivalent master or equivalenta
Total
2006 Q1 275.3 2 256.8 1 809.4 827.7 1 441.0 661.3 450.9 7 722.3
Q2 271.8 2 246.4 1 808.6 817.0 1 449.1 672.6 453.3 7 718.9
Q3 261.8 2 217.3 1 818.9 816.1 1 475.4 684.6 441.3 7 715.5
Q4 239.6 2 196.8 1 821.8 831.1 1 494.6 691.1 437.0 7 712.0
2007 Q1 232.2 2 203.1 1 826.4 836.1 1 472.9 694.9 442.9 7 708.6
Q2 229.4 2 189.1 1 832.1 849.0 1 461.6 708.9 435.1 7 705.2
Q3 218.7 2 168.9 1 845.0 843.7 1 472.4 712.1 441.0 7 701.8
Q4 211.9 2 144.3 1 854.0 850.5 1 473.0 717.5 447.2 7 698.3
2008 Q1 211.3 2 139.0 1 833.8 858.0 1 462.6 728.2 462.0 7 694.9
Q2 217.1 2 138.6 1 801.4 854.6 1 470.1 737.8 471.9 7 691.6
Q3 206.0 2 125.5 1 811.1 843.2 1 481.0 756.3 465.1 7 688.2
Q4 203.7 2 124.4 1 789.5 841.8 1 491.4 769.1 465.0 7 684.8
2009 Q1 194.1 2 096.9 1 783.7 864.7 1 503.1 758.9 479.8 7 681.3
Q2 198.6 2 081.6 1 800.3 860.7 1 491.2 764.2 481.2 7 678.0
Q3 186.5 2 056.4 1 801.2 860.8 1 504.0 770.3 495.3 7 674.5
Q4 173.8 2 054.5 1 821.7 874.5 1 497.9 764.5 484.2 7 671.1
2010 Q1 171.8 2 045.4 1 811.8 867.4 1 526.5 747.9 497.0 7 667.8
Q2 174.8 2 028.1 1 831.4 851.7 1 525.9 744.8 507.7 7 664.3
Q3 163.7 1 998.6 1 821.9 860.3 1 545.0 763.4 508.0 7 661.0
Q4 158.6 1 996.4 1 805.1 862.6 1 538.5 789.0 507.2 7 657.6
2011 Q1 156.3 1 996.5 1 799.0 857.2 1 528.2 800.4 516.7 7 654.2
Q2 158.0 1 999.6 1 818.6 848.4 1 511.3 789.7 525.2 7 650.8
Q3 152.6 1 963.9 1 820.9 856.8 1 502.4 808.2 542.5 7 647.4
Q4 142.4 1 944.8 1 802.8 866.6 1 516.5 827.3 544.4 7 644.9
2012 Q1 140.9 1 916.1 1 809.5 858.5 1 525.5 842.4 550.5 7 643.4
Q2 146.3 1 909.8 1 812.6 839.6 1 531.9 847.9 549.5 7 637.5
Q3 132.0 1 878.4 1 806.3 855.4 1 540.5 872.9 547.6 7 633.0
Q4 135.8 1 872.6 1 831.9 841.7 1 518.3 877.1 551.8 7 629.2
2013 Q1 140.2 1 854.0 1 843.3 839.7 1 500.9 889.3 555.5 7 622.8
Q2 139.2 1 823.8 1 845.2 868.7 1 494.0 883.7 559.0 7 613.4
Q3 126.3 1 787.8 1 866.4 902.1 1 486.2 878.5 558.1 7 605.3
Q4 130.9 1 769.9 1 876.8 895.9 1 478.2 873.3 572.4 7 597.3
2014 Q1 127.1 1 752.7 1 866.0 884.5 1 488.4 886.4 582.8 7 587.8
Q2 128.1 1 731.8 1 854.2 899.9 1 482.3 898.6 582.6 7 577.5
Q3 119.6 1 690.2 1 810.2 938.5 1 496.9 912.0 601.2 7 568.6
Q4 123.6 1 704.5 1 815.1 941.5 1 453.9 918.2 602.2 7 559.1
2015 Q1 133.2 1 701.8 1 814.0 939.8 1 446.5 918.8 593.8 7 547.8
Q2 133.9 1 676.4 1 799.2 961.8 1 431.4 924.2 612.7 7 539.5
Q3 114.8 1 644.7 1 802.3 1 015.5 1 425.6 917.4 616.2 7 536.5
Q4 124.9 1 638.0 1 813.6 1 017.1 1 417.8 909.1 607.5 7 527.9
2016 Q1 126.9 1 647.6 1 813.4 1 014.5 1 411.4 911.0 590.9 7 515.6
Q2 120.6 1 633.1 1 823.3 1 021.6 1 424.9 909.2 575.1 7 507.8
Q3 109.3 1 602.8 1 823.6 1 052.2 1 426.1 907.2 585.9 7 507.1
Q4 106.6 1 606.7 1 827.6 1 026.7 1 415.3 923.1 593.8 7 499.6
2017 Q1 113.5 1 578.2 1 841.1 1 009.6 1 421.3 921.8 598.5 7 484.0
Q2 120.4 1 552.9 1 854.8 996.6 1 410.2 927.0 603.1 7 465.0
Q3 104.4 1 529.0 1 867.2 1 037.3 1 421.4 902.4 590.3 7 452.1
Q4 109.8 1 500.8 1 883.4 1 020.7 1 412.3 908.5 604.7 7 440.3
2018 Q1 117.1 1 488.8 1 873.9 1 007.3 1 387.7 912.9 648.7 7 436.4
Q2 117.9 1 493.9 1 873.2 1 014.5 1 381.1 889.9 665.7 7 436.2
Q3 94.8 1 441.1 1 853.8 1 034.1 1 433.8 877.0 697.2 7 431.8
Q4 100.6 1 453.1 1 856.5 1 000.3 1 412.5 868.2 733.1 7 424.3
2019 Q1 105.4 1 465.0 1 829.5 1 002.1 1 390.6 880.7 746.8 7 420.0
Q2 110.4 1 466.2 1 818.7 1 017.5 1 393.6 904.9 710.0 7 421.3
Q3
Q4
Of which:
male
2006 Q1 98.3 976.7 1 168.1 277.9 655.2 266.0 244.2 3 686.3
Q2 97.9 976.9 1 164.4 270.0 663.7 269.1 243.7 3 685.5
Q3 94.6 964.9 1 169.7 274.5 672.8 275.7 232.5 3 684.8
Q4 87.5 949.1 1 166.8 281.2 689.5 275.4 234.6 3 684.1
2007 Q1 86.7 949.4 1 168.2 286.0 681.0 269.3 242.8 3 683.4
Q2 84.3 945.2 1 169.0 289.3 680.3 272.7 241.9 3 682.7
Q3 82.1 935.1 1 172.5 290.7 678.7 277.9 244.9 3 682.0
Q4 79.8 924.7 1 178.7 294.1 683.7 274.0 246.3 3 681.3
2008 Q1 77.6 924.2 1 166.6 297.8 682.3 276.2 255.9 3 680.6
Q2 83.6 927.1 1 147.0 299.2 684.7 281.5 256.8 3 679.9
Q3 77.1 923.6 1 147.3 298.2 692.9 288.6 251.4 3 679.2
Q4 77.8 921.3 1 135.3 304.9 689.8 300.9 248.5 3 678.5
2009 Q1 71.9 909.8 1 131.9 308.3 703.2 293.4 259.4 3 677.8
Q2 76.9 897.7 1 146.0 309.5 701.4 285.1 260.5 3 677.1
Q3 70.8 897.8 1 151.1 309.5 699.1 284.3 263.8 3 676.3
Q4 66.3 886.3 1 168.7 320.2 693.1 283.3 257.7 3 675.6
2010 Q1 66.1 884.9 1 164.0 310.2 705.4 280.7 263.5 3 674.9
Q2 68.3 874.0 1 176.9 302.1 709.1 274.9 269.0 3 674.2
Q3 62.2 860.4 1 165.0 308.8 724.2 279.9 273.0 3 673.5
Q4 60.8 862.7 1 147.1 307.5 728.5 292.3 273.9 3 672.8
2011 Q1 62.4 862.9 1 145.4 305.5 718.6 299.6 277.8 3 672.1
Q2 66.2 857.8 1 156.2 299.6 717.2 297.2 277.2 3 671.4
Q3 62.2 848.2 1 160.5 303.6 711.4 299.9 284.9 3 670.7
Q4 56.5 845.6 1 145.8 314.3 712.9 314.6 283.6 3 673.2
2012 Q1 55.6 837.7 1 159.2 312.7 710.5 315.8 287.2 3 678.7
Q2 60.5 832.0 1 157.3 309.0 716.5 322.1 279.3 3 676.6
Q3 50.7 811.9 1 166.1 314.9 723.6 333.6 274.6 3 675.4
Q4 52.8 817.2 1 178.2 312.7 704.7 331.5 277.5 3 674.6
2013 Q1 56.4 802.6 1 187.1 310.2 694.4 335.1 286.7 3 672.6
Q2 57.6 786.3 1 190.3 327.9 687.7 328.6 290.5 3 668.9
Q3 50.7 776.8 1 190.1 333.0 692.2 331.0 292.3 3 666.0
Q4 54.0 775.2 1 188.8 332.2 687.0 325.4 300.7 3 663.2
2014 Q1 53.5 771.7 1 180.0 326.1 694.4 333.7 300.2 3 659.6
Q2 56.2 754.0 1 179.7 335.7 688.3 335.2 306.3 3 655.3
Q3 53.3 739.8 1 158.6 348.5 699.9 338.8 313.2 3 652.0
Q4 55.1 754.4 1 150.5 344.9 689.6 347.6 306.3 3 648.4
2015 Q1 60.0 745.6 1 144.6 347.2 691.7 347.9 307.0 3 644.0
Q2 57.8 735.2 1 137.2 363.1 685.6 347.5 314.7 3 641.3
Q3 49.0 724.0 1 138.8 376.4 699.8 344.5 308.8 3 641.3
Q4 53.6 723.0 1 141.8 379.6 690.2 342.3 308.1 3 638.5
2016 Q1 55.7 723.1 1 141.6 385.4 682.0 349.9 296.2 3 633.8
Q2 52.9 718.5 1 154.3 387.5 684.5 338.8 294.9 3 631.4
Q3 48.0 701.7 1 161.6 402.2 685.1 335.6 298.4 3 632.6
Q4 47.3 698.2 1 161.1 396.3 672.4 346.7 308.2 3 630.1
2017 Q1 53.2 680.9 1 161.5 394.7 672.8 347.7 312.2 3 622.9
Q2 55.6 664.7 1 181.4 382.1 666.3 348.5 315.6 3 614.1
Q3 46.9 649.3 1 190.6 402.1 670.6 339.8 309.6 3 608.9
Q4 49.5 645.3 1 201.6 399.1 655.0 349.5 304.3 3 604.3
2018 Q1 49.6 647.8 1 202.0 386.2 641.8 346.4 330.3 3 604.2
Q2 53.6 650.8 1 198.1 386.6 644.7 336.3 336.0 3 606.1
Q3 42.2 622.5 1 179.3 401.0 681.7 324.6 354.4 3 605.6
Q4 44.1 642.7 1 171.6 386.8 677.2 314.7 366.4 3 603.3
2019 Q1 49.3 646.9 1 165.3 386.4 673.9 311.9 369.1 3 602.8
Q2 48.7 647.3 1 157.6 391.7 680.0 323.2 358.0 3 606.4
Q3
Q4
female
2006 Q1 177.0 1 280.1 641.2 549.9 785.8 395.3 206.7 4 036.0
Q2 173.9 1 269.5 644.2 547.0 785.4 403.5 209.7 4 033.3
Q3 167.2 1 252.3 649.2 541.6 802.5 408.9 208.8 4 030.6
Q4 152.1 1 247.8 654.9 549.9 805.1 415.7 202.4 4 027.9
2007 Q1 145.5 1 253.7 658.2 550.1 791.9 425.7 200.1 4 025.2
Q2 145.1 1 243.9 663.1 559.7 781.3 436.2 193.2 4 022.5
Q3 136.6 1 233.8 672.4 553.0 793.6 434.2 196.1 4 019.8
Q4 132.1 1 219.6 675.3 556.4 789.2 443.5 200.9 4 017.1
2008 Q1 133.8 1 214.8 667.2 560.2 780.3 452.0 206.1 4 014.4
Q2 133.5 1 211.6 654.4 555.4 785.3 456.3 215.2 4 011.7
Q3 128.9 1 201.9 663.8 545.0 788.1 467.7 213.6 4 009.0
Q4 125.8 1 203.1 654.1 536.9 801.6 468.2 216.5 4 006.3
2009 Q1 122.2 1 187.2 651.9 556.4 799.9 465.4 220.4 4 003.6
Q2 121.7 1 183.9 654.3 551.2 789.9 479.1 220.7 4 000.9
Q3 115.6 1 158.7 650.2 551.3 804.9 486.0 231.5 3 998.2
Q4 107.5 1 168.2 653.0 554.3 804.8 481.2 226.5 3 995.5
2010 Q1 105.7 1 160.5 647.8 557.1 821.0 467.2 233.5 3 992.8
Q2 106.4 1 154.2 654.4 549.6 816.7 470.0 238.7 3 990.1
Q3 101.5 1 138.2 656.9 551.5 820.8 483.6 235.0 3 987.4
Q4 97.8 1 133.7 658.0 555.1 810.1 496.7 233.3 3 984.7
2011 Q1 93.9 1 133.6 653.6 551.7 809.6 500.8 238.9 3 982.1
Q2 91.7 1 141.8 662.5 548.8 794.0 492.6 248.0 3 979.4
Q3 90.4 1 115.7 660.4 553.2 791.0 508.3 257.6 3 976.6
Q4 86.0 1 099.3 657.0 552.4 803.5 512.8 260.8 3 971.7
2012 Q1 85.3 1 078.3 650.3 545.8 815.0 526.7 263.3 3 964.8
Q2 85.9 1 077.8 655.3 530.5 815.4 525.8 270.2 3 960.9
Q3 81.3 1 066.4 640.3 540.5 816.9 539.3 273.0 3 957.6
Q4 83.1 1 055.4 653.6 529.0 813.6 545.7 274.3 3 954.6
2013 Q1 83.8 1 051.4 656.2 529.6 806.4 554.1 268.8 3 950.3
Q2 81.5 1 037.5 654.9 540.8 806.2 555.1 268.5 3 944.5
Q3 75.6 1 011.0 676.3 569.1 794.0 547.5 265.8 3 939.3
Q4 77.0 994.6 688.0 563.7 791.2 548.0 271.7 3 934.1
2014 Q1 73.6 981.0 686.0 558.4 794.0 552.7 282.6 3 928.3
Q2 71.9 977.8 674.6 564.2 793.9 563.4 276.3 3 922.2
Q3 66.3 950.4 651.6 590.1 797.0 573.2 288.0 3 916.6
Q4 68.5 950.1 664.6 596.6 764.4 570.6 295.8 3 910.7
2015 Q1 73.2 956.3 669.4 592.6 754.7 571.0 286.8 3 903.9
Q2 76.0 941.2 661.9 598.7 745.8 576.7 298.0 3 898.2
Q3 65.8 920.7 663.5 639.1 725.8 572.9 307.4 3 895.1
Q4 71.3 915.0 671.8 637.5 727.7 566.7 299.4 3 889.4
2016 Q1 71.2 924.5 671.7 629.1 729.4 561.1 294.7 3 881.7
Q2 67.7 914.6 669.0 634.1 740.4 570.5 280.2 3 876.4
Q3 61.3 901.1 662.0 650.0 741.0 571.7 287.4 3 874.6
Q4 59.3 908.5 666.5 630.4 742.9 576.4 285.6 3 869.6
2017 Q1 60.4 897.4 679.6 615.0 748.5 574.0 286.4 3 861.2
Q2 64.9 888.2 673.4 614.4 743.9 578.5 287.6 3 850.9
Q3 57.5 879.7 676.6 635.3 750.8 562.6 280.7 3 843.2
Q4 60.3 855.5 681.7 621.6 757.4 559.1 300.4 3 836.0
2018 Q1 67.5 841.0 671.8 621.1 745.9 566.6 318.4 3 832.2
Q2 64.3 843.2 675.1 627.9 736.3 553.6 329.7 3 830.1
Q3 52.6 818.6 674.5 633.2 752.1 552.4 342.8 3 826.1
Q4 56.6 810.5 685.0 613.5 735.3 553.5 366.7 3 821.0
2019 Q1 56.1 818.1 664.2 615.7 716.6 568.8 377.7 3 817.3
Q2 61.7 818.9 661.0 625.9 713.6 581.7 352.0 3 814.9
Q3
Q4
*Source: labour force survey, HCSO.  aIncluding doctoral or equivalent. 

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