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Distribution of Educational Attainment of Population Aged 15 and Over

Percentages

Educational attainment
2013
 
2014
 
2015
 
2016
 
2017
 
2018
 

Primary and below
20.1
 
19.7
 
18.9
 
18.7
 
18.2
 
17.9
 
Secondary(1)
51.0
 
50.5
 
 50.2
 
 49.7
 
49.7
 
49.0
 
Post-secondary                        
  Diploma/Certificate course
3.4
 
3.2
 
 2.7
 
 2.6
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
  Sub-degree course  4.4    4.7    4.8    5.0   5.0   5.2  
  Degree course
21.1
 
22.0
 
 23.3
 
 24.0
 
24.8
 
25.4
 
 
Total
100.0
 
100.0
 
100.0
 
100.0
 
100.0
 
100.0
 

 

Notes : The statistics are compiled based on data collected in the General Household Survey from January to December of the year concerned as well as the mid-year population estimates.
  (1) Persons with educational attainment at secondary level refer to those with Secondary 1 to Secondary 7 education or equivalent level.
     
     

 

Source : Household Statistics Analysis Section, Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry Telephone No. : 2887 5508, Email : ghs@censtatd.gov.hk )

Last revision date: 12 April 2019
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