Colombia: Tertiary school enrollment

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 Colombia

Tertiary school enrollment, percent of all eligible children

 Latest value 58.32
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 25.41
 Min - Max 4.29 - 58.40
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Colombia from 1970 to 2021. The average value for Colombia during that period was 25.41 percent with a minimum of 4.29 percent in 1970 and a maximum of 58.4 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2021 is 58.32 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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Colombia - Tertiary school enrollment - Recent values chart

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Colombia - Tertiary school enrollment - historical chart - 1970-2021




The tertiary school enrollment in Colombia 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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