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The Top 10 Most Educated Countries In The World

In countries where majority are educated, tertiary education spending is among the highest. The 24/7 Wall Street reviewed 10 countries with the highest proportions of residents aged 25 to 64 with tertiary education in 2012 and came up with this list:

10. Ireland

IRISH

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 39.7 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2005-2012) is 5.2 percent
• Tertiary education spending per student is $16,095

9. New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 40.6 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2000-2011) is 2.9 percent
• Tertiary education spending per student is $10,582

8. United Kingdom

MWENYE KOFIA

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 41.0 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2000-2011) is 4.0
• Tertiary education spending per student is $14,222

7. Australia

AUSTRALIA

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 41.3 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2000-2011) is 3.5 percent
• Tertiary education spending per student is $16,267

6. Korea

SOUTH KOREA

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 41.7 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2000-2011) is 4.8 percent
• Tertiary education spending per student is $9,926

5. United States

U.S.

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 43.1 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2000-2011) is 1.4 percent
• Tertiary education spending per student is $26,021

4. Israel

ISRAEL

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 46.4 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2000-2011) is not available
• Tertiary education spending per student is $11,553

3. Japan

JAPAN

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 46.6 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2000-2011) is 2.8 percent
• Tertiary education spending per student is $16,445

2. Canada

CANADA

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 52.6 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2000-2011) is 2.3 percent
• Tertiary education spending per student is $23,225

1. Russian Federation

RUSSIA

• Here, the percentage population with tertiary education is 53.5 percent
• The average annual growth rate for the period (2000-2011) is not available
• Tertiary education spending per student is $7,424

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