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Share of young adults holding tertiary degree below EU avg

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In 2020, 31% of people aged 25-34 had completed tertiary education in Hungary, according to data by statistical agency Eurostat.

In the EU as a whole, the share of people with tertiary education attainment stood at 41%.

The share of young adults with tertiary education was the lowest in Romania (25%) and Italy (29%). Hungary had the third-lowest share.

At the other end of the spectrum, more than 50% of people aged 25-34 had a tertiary level of education in Luxembourg (61%), Ireland and Cyprus (both 58%), Lithuania (56%), and the Netherlands (52%).

The EU Member States have set themselves a target of increasing the share of the EU population aged 25-34 who have completed tertiary education to 45% by 2030, Eurostat notes.

 

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