Year 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
2009 7.4 123.9 142.9 32.8 74.4 27.1 9.0 417.4
2010 10.2 132.3 156.5 37.8 88.8 29.6 13.9 469.1
2011 10.7 129.4 155.1 39.6 87.7 30.1 12.8 465.4
2012 9.5 127.1 153.3 45.7 90.1 32.2 14.9 472.8
2013 8.3 119.0 145.3 42.2 83.4 29.8 12.1 440.2
2014 7.8 97.0 104.5 35.4 63.2 24.5 10.5 342.9
2015 8.2 94.8 91.5 32.6 52.6 18.8 9.3 307.7
2016 5.9 73.3 69.1 28.2 37.1 12.0 8.8 234.5
2017 6.7 59.2 53.6 25.6 27.7 12.6 6.2 191.6
2018 5.4 53.5 46.3 21.6 27.3 10.1 7.7 171.8
2019 4.6 49.5 42.3 19.6 23.8 9.5 9.5 158.9
2020 4.5 53.5 54.3 26.3 35.0 13.7 10.4 197.6
Male
2009 3.8 68.4 93.8 12.8 37.5 10.0 5.4 231.8
2010 4.5 74.8 105.9 12.7 42.6 13.4 7.8 261.7
2011 4.8 69.1 103.4 13.0 42.0 11.8 7.2 251.5
2012 5.1 68.6 103.1 20.0 45.3 12.7 7.3 262.1
2013 4.5 65.4 94.0 17.6 40.7 10.6 6.3 239.3
2014 3.8 51.8 67.2 13.5 31.1 9.8 4.6 181.7
2015 4.7 49.3 56.5 12.2 27.5 7.4 4.3 161.9
2016 3.4 41.0 42.4 11.4 19.9 3.7 5.6 127.5
2017 2.8 31.4 32.3 9.8 11.8 4.2 3.5 95.7
2018 2.0 29.3 28.9 8.2 13.1 4.8 1.8 88.1
2019 1.8 27.1 27.7 9.7 11.2 4.3 4.3 86.1
2020 2.8 28.6 35.5 9.4 18.4 4.3 5.2 104.2
Female
2009 3.6 55.5 49.0 20.0 36.9 17.1 3.5 185.6
2010 5.7 57.5 50.6 25.1 46.1 16.2 6.1 207.4
2011 5.9 60.2 51.7 26.6 45.7 18.3 5.6 214.0
2012 4.4 58.4 50.2 25.7 44.8 19.5 7.6 210.7
2013 3.8 53.6 51.2 24.6 42.7 19.2 5.8 201.0
2014 4.0 45.2 37.3 21.8 32.1 14.8 5.9 161.1
2015 3.4 45.5 35.0 20.4 25.1 11.4 5.0 145.7
2016 2.5 32.3 26.7 16.8 17.1 8.4 3.2 107.0
2017 3.8 27.9 21.2 15.9 15.9 8.4 2.8 95.8
2018 3.3 24.2 17.3 13.4 14.2 5.4 5.9 83.7
2019 2.8 22.4 14.6 9.9 12.6 5.3 5.2 72.8
2020 1.7 24.8 18.9 16.8 16.7 9.3 5.1 93.4

Footnotes

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Source: Labour Force Survey, HCSO.
a
Including doctoral or equivalent.
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