2.1.5. Number of population aged 15–74 by highest educational qualification and sex (1998–)*

(thousand persons)

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Period 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
1998 638.6 2 758.4 1 612.9 828.8 1 153.6 475.9 334.1 7 802.3
1999 600.5 2 543.2 1 707.5 685.8 1 414.7 504.5 331.5 7 787.7
2000 508.5 2 508.5 1 746.1 728.6 1 405.1 517.8 364.9 7 779.5
2001 484.1 2 502.0 1 787.5 726.3 1 398.6 524.9 349.0 7 772.4
2002 426.4 2 470.2 1 812.5 734.2 1 423.1 548.3 347.5 7 762.2
2003 358.8 2 369.0 1 807.0 762.6 1 474.3 585.3 387.9 7 744.9
2004 322.1 2 327.1 1 766.8 773.8 1 472.4 625.5 433.5 7 721.2
2005 288.2 2 308.6 1 797.5 794.2 1 454.1 641.4 438.5 7 722.5
2006 262.2 2 229.3 1 814.7 823.0 1 465.0 677.4 445.6 7 717.2
2007 223.0 2 176.4 1 839.4 844.9 1 470.0 708.4 441.6 7 703.5
2008 209.5 2 131.9 1 809.0 849.4 1 476.3 747.9 466.0 7 689.9
2009 188.2 2 072.4 1 801.8 865.2 1 499.1 764.5 485.1 7 676.2
2010 167.2 2 017.2 1 817.6 860.5 1 534.0 761.3 505.0 7 662.7
2011 152.3 1 976.2 1 810.3 857.2 1 514.6 806.4 532.2 7 649.3
2012 138.8 1 894.2 1 815.1 848.8 1 529.0 860.1 549.9 7 635.8
2013 134.1 1 808.9 1 857.9 876.6 1 489.8 881.2 561.2 7 609.7
2014 124.6 1 719.8 1 836.4 916.1 1 480.4 903.8 592.2 7 573.2
2015 126.7 1 665.2 1 807.3 983.6 1 430.3 917.4 607.5 7 537.9
2016 115.8 1 622.5 1 822.0 1 028.7 1 419.4 912.6 586.4 7 507.5
2017 112.0 1 540.2 1 861.6 1 016.1 1 416.3 914.9 599.2 7 460.4
2018 107.6 1 469.2 1 864.3 1 014.1 1 403.8 887.0 686.2 7 432.2
Male
1998 219.6 1 225.0 1 055.1 289.7 532.0 192.0 205.3 3 718.7
1999 209.3 1 109.6 1 130.8 226.2 632.4 204.5 197.1 3 709.9
2000 175.9 1 093.5 1 140.6 231.2 638.6 210.1 215.8 3 705.7
2001 165.3 1 087.2 1 169.4 232.1 630.1 212.5 207.4 3 704.0
2002 147.2 1 064.9 1 182.9 233.6 644.1 221.9 206.2 3 700.8
2003 129.0 1 026.6 1 153.4 245.3 674.5 241.7 220.9 3 691.4
2004 118.0 997.2 1 136.3 259.4 673.3 252.5 244.3 3 681.0
2005 104.5 994.1 1 163.4 264.6 661.2 258.1 239.0 3 684.9
2006 94.6 966.9 1 167.3 275.9 670.3 271.5 238.7 3 685.2
2007 83.2 938.6 1 172.1 290.0 680.9 273.5 244.0 3 682.4
2008 79.0 924.0 1 149.1 300.0 687.4 286.8 253.2 3 679.5
2009 71.5 897.9 1 149.4 311.9 699.2 286.5 260.3 3 676.7
2010 64.4 870.5 1 163.3 307.2 716.8 282.0 269.8 3 673.9
2011 61.8 853.6 1 152.0 305.7 715.0 302.8 280.9 3 671.9
2012 54.9 824.7 1 165.2 312.3 713.8 325.7 279.7 3 676.3
2013 54.7 785.2 1 189.1 325.8 690.3 330.0 292.5 3 667.7
2014 54.5 755.0 1 167.2 338.8 693.1 338.8 306.5 3 653.8
2015 55.1 732.0 1 140.6 366.6 691.8 345.6 309.6 3 641.3
2016 51.0 710.3 1 154.7 392.8 681.0 342.7 299.4 3 632.0
2017 51.3 660.0 1 183.8 394.5 666.2 346.4 310.4 3 612.5
2018 47.4 640.9 1 187.7 390.1 661.4 330.5 346.8 3 604.8
Female
1998 419.0 1 533.4 557.8 539.1 621.6 283.9 128.8 4 083.6
1999 391.2 1 433.6 576.7 459.6 782.3 300.0 134.4 4 077.8
2000 332.6 1 415.0 605.5 497.4 766.5 307.7 149.1 4 073.8
2001 318.8 1 414.8 618.1 494.2 768.5 312.4 141.6 4 068.4
2002 279.2 1 405.3 629.6 500.6 779.0 326.4 141.3 4 061.4
2003 229.8 1 342.4 653.6 517.3 799.8 343.6 167.0 4 053.5
2004 204.1 1 329.9 630.5 514.4 799.1 373.0 189.2 4 040.2
2005 183.7 1 314.5 634.1 529.6 792.9 383.3 199.5 4 037.6
2006 167.6 1 262.4 647.4 547.1 794.7 405.9 206.9 4 032.0
2007 139.8 1 237.7 667.3 554.8 789.0 434.9 197.6 4 021.1
2008 130.5 1 207.9 659.9 549.4 788.8 461.1 212.8 4 010.3
2009 116.8 1 174.5 652.4 553.3 799.9 478.0 224.8 3 999.6
2010 102.9 1 146.7 654.3 553.3 817.1 479.3 235.1 3 988.8
2011 90.5 1 122.6 658.3 551.5 799.5 503.6 251.3 3 977.4
2012 83.9 1 069.5 649.9 536.5 815.2 534.4 270.2 3 959.5
2013 79.5 1 023.6 668.9 550.8 799.5 551.2 268.7 3 942.0
2014 70.1 964.8 669.2 577.3 787.3 565.0 285.7 3 919.4
2015 71.6 933.3 666.6 617.0 738.5 571.8 297.9 3 896.7
2016 64.9 912.2 667.3 635.9 738.4 569.9 287.0 3 875.6
2017 60.8 880.2 677.8 621.6 750.1 568.5 288.8 3 847.8
2018 60.2 828.3 676.6 623.9 742.4 556.5 339.4 3 827.4
*Source: Labour Force Survey, HCSO.  aIncluding doctoral or equivalent. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011