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
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 100.2 1,427.8 1,797.1 1,078.1 1,385.0 924.2 707.3 7,419.8
Q4 96.2 1,415.0 1,832.0 1,075.7 1,373.2 900.9 722.1 7,415.0
2020 Q1 101.4 1,452.2 1,807.6 1,050.9 1,364.6 907.6 727.2 7,411.4
Q2 90.6 1,346.2 1,775.1 1,025.9 1,444.0 942.8 785.0 7,409.7
Q3 96.5 1,407.0 1,786.6 1,051.1 1,355.5 912.8 798.6 7,408.2
Q4 99.8 1,390.4 1,773.7 1,041.2 1,325.4 913.5 861.6 7,405.5
2021 Q1 99.5 1,347.1 1,780.4 1,009.4 1,342.8 928.3 874.6 7,382.0
Q2 94.5 1,357.4 1,753.9 1,019.9 1,334.6 940.8 859.3 7,360.5
Q3 84.5 1,348.3 1,742.8 1,004.6 1,352.7 949.8 868.6 7,351.2
Q4
Of which:
male
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 43.2 637.1 1,150.9 427.8 674.8 332.1 342.4 3,608.3
Q4 42.5 636.5 1,175.4 420.3 670.7 315.9 347.0 3,608.1
2020 Q1 43.8 647.6 1,165.5 413.5 652.7 327.2 357.2 3,607.5
Q2 39.6 595.3 1,142.4 406.0 698.3 342.4 384.0 3,608.0
Q3 43.9 630.2 1,139.2 415.6 660.6 328.7 390.8 3,609.0
Q4 43.7 623.5 1,129.3 415.6 642.9 323.0 431.1 3,609.1
2021 Q1 43.9 603.4 1,143.6 402.6 639.4 325.3 438.8 3,596.9
Q2 43.0 610.4 1,110.2 411.0 650.3 329.7 430.4 3,584.8
Q3 38.6 604.6 1,106.0 405.7 665.4 329.5 428.7 3,578.5
Q4
female
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 57.0 790.7 646.2 650.3 710.2 592.1 364.9 3,811.4
Q4 53.7 778.5 656.6 655.4 702.5 585.0 375.1 3,806.9
2020 Q1 57.6 804.6 642.1 637.4 711.9 580.4 370.0 3,803.9
Q2 51.0 750.9 632.7 619.9 745.7 600.4 401.1 3,801.7
Q3 52.6 776.8 647.4 635.5 695.0 584.2 407.8 3,799.2
Q4 56.1 766.9 644.4 625.6 682.5 590.5 430.5 3,796.4
2021 Q1 55.6 743.6 636.8 606.8 703.4 603.1 435.8 3,785.1
Q2 51.6 747.0 643.7 608.9 684.3 611.2 429.0 3,775.7
Q3 45.9 743.7 636.8 598.9 687.3 620.2 439.9 3,772.7
Q4

Footnotes

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Source: labour force survey, HCSO.
a
Including doctoral or equivalent.
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