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 178.5 1,542.2 503.0 476.2 442.3 153.8 104.7 3,400.7
Q2 178.8 1,522.8 503.4 462.3 436.7 159.0 104.2 3,367.3
Q3 168.7 1,485.0 503.8 460.4 455.2 160.8 110.1 3,344.0
Q4 155.0 1,489.4 513.3 472.3 451.5 158.5 105.4 3,345.4
2010 Q1 151.8 1,491.1 527.4 467.7 452.6 153.9 107.8 3,352.2
Q2 151.3 1,471.3 521.6 460.8 454.5 155.2 108.2 3,322.9
Q3 137.4 1,440.0 514.8 467.7 464.1 162.4 108.7 3,295.2
Q4 133.5 1,438.3 521.1 477.7 461.6 171.9 104.7 3,308.8
2011 Q1 134.9 1,457.8 533.9 468.3 463.2 167.6 104.4 3,330.1
Q2 135.7 1,443.8 531.2 454.4 461.3 163.4 101.9 3,291.6
Q3 129.7 1,401.2 532.6 451.9 457.4 165.5 110.7 3,248.8
Q4 122.6 1,398.7 529.2 459.9 454.7 173.1 114.9 3,253.1
2012 Q1 121.5 1,389.2 544.9 457.0 462.4 178.8 113.2 3,267.1
Q2 123.8 1,368.3 539.8 433.0 461.0 172.5 116.8 3,215.2
Q3 110.9 1,327.3 530.5 440.2 460.4 180.8 109.9 3,159.8
Q4 114.2 1,345.3 550.9 431.0 450.1 176.1 107.4 3,175.1
2013 Q1 118.8 1,355.3 571.1 428.8 451.3 187.6 108.8 3,221.6
Q2 115.2 1,303.8 550.7 438.0 444.3 187.2 106.1 3,145.3
Q3 106.0 1,251.1 553.0 459.3 428.6 192.7 104.0 3,094.7
Q4 110.0 1,233.2 569.5 459.2 423.6 194.8 109.1 3,099.4
2014 Q1 106.9 1,214.4 568.8 440.4 421.5 192.0 115.7 3,059.7
Q2 105.6 1,181.4 559.1 441.9 423.0 197.0 114.3 3,022.3
Q3 94.4 1,137.4 537.1 463.4 415.8 201.3 117.6 2,967.1
Q4 101.0 1,148.4 549.2 459.8 407.4 206.2 110.1 2,982.0
2015 Q1 105.4 1,145.2 550.0 454.7 404.6 198.4 106.4 2,964.7
Q2 105.2 1,108.1 540.8 452.1 392.0 199.4 107.5 2,905.2
Q3 89.9 1,063.6 535.9 475.3 385.4 195.1 108.5 2,853.6
Q4 97.0 1,060.1 540.2 466.5 390.3 193.5 109.5 2,857.2
2016 Q1 102.8 1,081.5 553.3 449.7 384.9 184.7 95.6 2,852.5
Q2 93.1 1,055.6 546.3 442.4 381.8 179.8 98.4 2,797.3
Q3 81.3 1,017.4 545.1 445.7 383.9 181.3 105.2 2,759.8
Q4 80.0 1,008.0 548.4 443.3 385.6 183.4 105.1 2,753.8
2017 Q1 88.6 999.3 567.8 444.2 385.7 191.8 102.1 2,779.4
Q2 94.3 975.4 561.9 421.8 380.9 192.5 101.0 2,727.8
Q3 76.7 954.0 551.9 441.6 379.2 184.0 101.3 2,688.7
Q4 81.7 940.1 552.6 440.7 381.3 185.0 104.4 2,685.7
2018 Q1 88.1 939.7 553.4 441.1 382.1 184.1 99.6 2,688.1
Q2 90.8 929.5 543.6 432.2 372.2 191.2 104.7 2,664.2
Q3 74.1 893.3 542.3 434.4 388.4 187.8 105.9 2,626.1
Q4 77.9 893.8 542.7 430.0 391.5 192.0 109.7 2,637.4
2019 Q1 82.1 917.4 527.0 422.3 374.3 185.6 115.3 2,624.1
Q2 87.4 909.1 521.1 433.2 381.2 180.7 110.4 2,623.0
Q3 73.5 894.8 502.6 455.3 370.0 183.6 123.3 2,603.2
Q4 72.4 889.9 516.6 451.4 370.6 187.6 123.4 2,611.9
2020 Q1 77.0 917.9 521.9 429.2 368.4 188.6 128.6 2,631.6
Q2 71.7 871.0 532.0 421.5 403.7 203.2 136.3 2,639.2
Q3 71.0 873.4 516.5 416.1 363.9 198.9 133.3 2,573.2
Q4 74.0 868.4 521.1 422.0 364.7 200.1 137.2 2,587.6
2021 Q1 76.3 847.6 547.0 417.5 372.9 201.9 136.3 2,599.7
Q2 73.9 839.2 527.2 408.2 357.3 203.3 134.0 2,543.3
Q3 63.0 814.8 520.6 405.0 360.9 197.6 136.3 2,498.1
Q4
Of which:
male
2009 Q1 62.9 633.0 270.3 172.2 180.6 63.2 55.7 1,438.0
Q2 65.5 617.5 270.2 165.3 175.7 63.7 54.9 1,412.7
Q3 60.7 604.4 269.8 166.1 184.9 63.4 59.3 1,408.5
Q4 56.5 602.4 281.5 174.8 181.7 64.3 55.2 1,416.3
2010 Q1 56.2 607.3 300.5 168.0 186.9 61.8 57.6 1,438.3
Q2 56.4 596.2 294.1 163.4 186.1 60.5 60.0 1,416.7
Q3 50.3 578.0 289.3 170.6 193.4 62.2 60.1 1,404.0
Q4 49.1 581.0 292.6 172.4 196.0 64.7 58.1 1,414.0
2011 Q1 52.4 592.7 301.0 167.2 192.6 64.0 57.1 1,427.1
Q2 54.8 579.3 297.2 161.0 195.4 60.5 54.2 1,402.5
Q3 50.4 559.6 296.1 157.0 190.7 63.0 57.4 1,374.1
Q4 46.5 564.1 295.9 163.8 188.3 68.0 60.7 1,387.3
2012 Q1 45.6 563.0 310.9 165.3 190.5 67.3 56.0 1,398.5
Q2 47.2 549.6 302.9 158.7 187.8 61.7 59.3 1,367.3
Q3 38.1 528.6 304.8 159.4 185.5 72.2 58.0 1,346.7
Q4 40.4 537.8 312.1 156.2 175.7 67.3 57.2 1,346.7
2013 Q1 45.5 542.8 328.7 156.2 174.3 70.6 58.2 1,376.4
Q2 44.6 514.6 309.9 159.9 166.1 70.7 60.4 1,326.1
Q3 38.9 494.5 303.7 162.6 162.4 71.7 59.1 1,292.8
Q4 42.4 495.4 313.3 160.4 159.3 71.2 57.9 1,299.9
2014 Q1 44.2 490.5 313.7 152.6 154.0 68.9 58.5 1,282.4
Q2 44.5 464.2 309.2 154.1 152.3 73.6 58.1 1,256.0
Q3 39.5 446.2 294.2 158.6 154.1 73.7 60.7 1,227.0
Q4 41.0 456.4 298.7 156.9 152.5 78.5 55.4 1,239.4
2015 Q1 42.3 451.4 301.0 164.0 152.1 72.2 53.7 1,236.8
Q2 41.2 431.6 299.8 159.9 144.6 68.4 54.3 1,199.8
Q3 34.4 410.7 292.0 164.6 146.7 67.3 54.7 1,170.2
Q4 37.3 408.4 295.4 161.9 149.0 65.6 56.7 1,174.4
2016 Q1 41.7 419.3 302.4 151.1 145.8 62.9 49.3 1,172.6
Q2 38.7 401.5 295.7 149.8 143.8 60.7 50.7 1,140.8
Q3 33.8 387.6 292.2 152.8 142.3 64.3 53.7 1,126.7
Q4 34.0 384.9 290.2 155.9 143.6 65.3 53.2 1,127.0
2017 Q1 41.7 379.1 303.0 154.4 140.3 66.2 51.2 1,136.0
Q2 43.4 363.0 298.7 142.2 137.1 62.2 49.8 1,096.5
Q3 33.4 350.8 286.7 154.5 140.7 61.0 53.6 1,080.8
Q4 35.2 351.6 292.1 154.3 138.4 62.4 50.4 1,084.3
2018 Q1 35.7 356.0 295.6 148.8 143.5 61.9 47.1 1,088.6
Q2 40.6 342.7 291.0 142.8 136.8 68.1 52.7 1,074.8
Q3 32.4 330.6 290.0 147.7 143.3 63.7 54.2 1,061.8
Q4 34.1 336.9 278.9 143.6 142.7 64.8 55.5 1,056.5
2019 Q1 39.1 349.3 275.8 136.6 132.3 52.7 54.3 1,040.1
Q2 38.3 347.7 274.4 146.6 136.2 47.7 55.1 1,046.1
Q3 30.7 336.7 267.5 158.6 130.8 54.3 57.3 1,035.8
Q4 31.7 342.5 273.2 158.4 132.5 51.6 49.1 1,039.0
2020 Q1 32.4 359.8 274.8 152.0 126.9 57.1 54.9 1,057.9
Q2 30.7 338.7 280.7 148.4 142.7 58.2 63.8 1,063.1
Q3 29.2 335.9 271.4 145.7 122.9 54.5 61.4 1,021.1
Q4 30.1 334.7 275.0 145.7 122.6 57.6 60.6 1,026.4
2021 Q1 33.2 326.5 288.0 138.7 131.9 53.7 62.7 1,034.6
Q2 33.1 322.8 276.2 142.4 128.6 52.9 60.7 1,016.6
Q3 29.0 308.1 273.3 144.6 131.4 55.4 59.1 1,000.9
Q4
female
2009 Q1 115.5 909.2 232.7 304.0 261.6 90.7 48.9 1,962.8
Q2 113.4 905.3 233.2 297.0 261.1 95.4 49.3 1,954.5
Q3 108.0 880.6 234.0 294.3 270.3 97.4 50.9 1,935.4
Q4 98.5 887.0 231.9 297.6 269.7 94.2 50.2 1,929.1
2010 Q1 95.6 883.8 226.9 299.7 265.7 92.1 50.2 1,914.0
Q2 94.9 875.1 227.5 297.4 268.4 94.7 48.2 1,906.2
Q3 87.1 862.0 225.5 297.1 270.7 100.3 48.6 1,891.3
Q4 84.4 857.3 228.5 305.3 265.6 107.1 46.6 1,894.8
2011 Q1 82.6 865.2 232.8 301.0 270.6 103.6 47.3 1,903.0
Q2 80.8 864.4 234.0 293.4 265.9 103.0 47.6 1,889.1
Q3 79.3 841.6 236.5 294.9 266.7 102.5 53.3 1,874.7
Q4 76.1 834.6 233.3 296.1 266.5 105.1 54.2 1,865.8
2012 Q1 75.9 826.3 234.0 291.7 271.9 111.6 57.2 1,868.6
Q2 76.6 818.7 236.9 274.3 273.2 110.7 57.6 1,848.0
Q3 72.7 798.7 225.7 280.7 274.9 108.6 51.8 1,813.1
Q4 73.7 807.5 238.8 274.8 274.4 108.9 50.3 1,828.4
2013 Q1 73.3 812.4 242.4 272.5 277.0 117.0 50.6 1,845.2
Q2 70.6 789.3 240.8 278.1 278.3 116.4 45.7 1,819.2
Q3 67.1 756.7 249.4 296.7 266.2 121.0 44.9 1,801.9
Q4 67.6 737.8 256.2 298.8 264.3 123.6 51.2 1,799.5
2014 Q1 62.7 723.9 255.1 287.9 267.4 123.1 57.1 1,777.2
Q2 61.1 717.1 249.9 287.8 270.7 123.5 56.2 1,766.3
Q3 54.9 691.2 242.9 304.8 261.7 127.6 57.0 1,740.1
Q4 60.0 691.9 250.4 302.9 254.9 127.8 54.7 1,742.6
2015 Q1 63.0 693.8 249.1 290.6 252.5 126.2 52.7 1,727.9
Q2 64.0 676.5 241.0 292.3 247.4 131.0 53.2 1,705.4
Q3 55.5 652.9 243.9 310.7 238.8 127.8 53.8 1,683.4
Q4 59.7 651.7 244.8 304.7 241.3 127.9 52.8 1,682.8
2016 Q1 61.1 662.1 250.9 298.6 239.0 121.8 46.3 1,679.9
Q2 54.4 654.1 250.6 292.5 238.0 119.1 47.7 1,656.4
Q3 47.5 629.7 252.9 292.9 241.7 116.9 51.5 1,633.2
Q4 46.0 623.1 258.2 287.5 242.0 118.1 51.9 1,626.7
2017 Q1 46.8 620.1 264.7 289.8 245.4 125.6 50.9 1,643.4
Q2 50.9 612.4 263.2 279.6 243.8 130.2 51.2 1,631.3
Q3 43.3 603.2 265.1 287.1 238.5 123.0 47.7 1,607.9
Q4 46.6 588.5 260.5 286.4 242.9 122.6 53.9 1,601.5
2018 Q1 52.4 583.6 257.9 292.3 238.6 122.1 52.5 1,599.4
Q2 50.2 586.8 252.6 289.3 235.4 123.1 52.0 1,589.4
Q3 41.7 562.7 252.3 286.8 245.1 124.1 51.7 1,564.3
Q4 43.7 556.9 263.7 286.4 248.7 127.2 54.2 1,580.9
2019 Q1 43.0 568.2 251.2 285.7 242.1 132.9 60.9 1,583.9
Q2 49.1 561.3 246.6 286.6 245.0 133.0 55.3 1,576.9
Q3 42.8 558.1 235.1 296.8 239.3 129.3 66.1 1,567.4
Q4 40.7 547.5 243.4 292.9 238.1 136.0 74.3 1,573.0
2020 Q1 44.6 558.0 247.1 277.2 241.6 131.5 73.7 1,573.7
Q2 41.0 532.3 251.3 273.1 261.0 145.0 72.5 1,576.1
Q3 41.8 537.5 245.1 270.3 241.1 144.4 71.9 1,552.1
Q4 43.9 533.7 246.1 276.3 242.1 142.5 76.6 1,561.2
2021 Q1 43.1 521.1 259.1 278.9 241.0 148.2 73.7 1,565.1
Q2 40.8 516.4 251.0 265.9 228.7 150.4 73.3 1,526.6
Q3 34.0 506.8 247.2 260.4 229.5 142.2 77.1 1,497.1
Q4

Footnotes

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