Belgium: Tertiary school enrollment

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 Belgium

Tertiary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 82.69
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1971 - 2021
 Average 49.97
 Min - Max 17.42 - 82.69
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1971 to 2021. The average value for Belgium during that period was 49.97 percent with a minimum of 17.42 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 82.69 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 82.69 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 109 countries is 55.25 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Belgium - Tertiary school enrollment - Recent values chart

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Belgium - Tertiary school enrollment - historical chart - 1971-2021




The tertiary school enrollment in Belgium is the number of students in tertiary level education as percent of all people who have finished secondary school in the last five years.
Definition: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.

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