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Table 1 Distribution of ISCED levels across countries (frequencies and percentage distribution).

From: Degrees of competency: the relationship between educational qualifications and adult skills across countries

ISCED AT CA CZ DK EN/NI EE BE FI FR DE IE
Below ISCED 2 30
0.8%
1025
4.7%
  90
1.6%
1065
15.2%
40
0.7%
218
5.8%
272
6.2%
454
8.7%
92
2.3%
426
8.9%
ISCED 2 3Cs 506 14.0% 2032
9.4%
349
7.9%
879
16.0%
1960
27.9%
763
12.4%
446
11.8%
288
6.6%
834
16.0%
220
5.5%
752
15.7%
ISCED 3 4 voc. 2057
56.9%
3514
16.2%
2821
63.8%
1510
27.5%
251
3.6%
1584
25.7%
497
13.1%
1502
34.4%
1691
32.5%
1763
44.5%
897
18.7%
ISCED 3 4 non-voc. 153
4.2%
4660
21.5%
197
4.5%
562
10.2%
960
13.7%
1217
19.7%
2030
53.7%
270
6.2%
545
10.5%
362
9.1%
868
18.1%
ISCED 5B 356
9.8%
4510
20.8%
130
2.9%
1267
23.1%
815
11.6%
1047
17.0%
  800
18.3%
621
11.9%
582
14.7%
743
15.5%
ISCED 5A BA 51
1.4%
4449
20.5%
142
3.2%
426
7.8%
1968
28.0%
176
2.9%
52
1.4%
613
14.0%
523
10.0%
384
9.6%
659
13.7%
ISCED 5A MA 6 464
12.8%
1472
6.8%
777
17.6%
760
13.8%
  1337
21.7%
541
14.3%
625
14.3%
527
10.1%
559
14.1%
458
9.5%
Total 3617
100%
21,662
100%
4423
100%
5494
100%
7019
100%
6164
100%
3784
100%
4370
100%
5210
100%
3962
100%
4803
100%
ISCED IT JP KO NL NO PL SK ES SE US Average
Below ISCED 2 401
10.3%
  557
10.1%
239
6.0%
35
1.0%
37
0.8%
  1107
23.3%
113
3.5%
78
1.9%
6315
5.6%
ISCED 2 3Cs 1082
27.7%
445
10.3%
596
10.8%
898
22.7%
590
17.4%
420
8.7%
743
16.8%
1220
25.7%
392
12.0%
300
7.4%
15,715
13.9%
ISCED 3 4 voc. 412
10.6%
503
11.6%
876
15.9%
1103
27.9%
866
25.5%
2376
49.5%
1319
29.8%
110
2.3%
618
18.9%
372
9.2%
26,642
23.6%
ISCED 3 4 non-voc. 1315
33.7%
1161
26.8%
1190
21.6%
328
8.3%
365
10.7%
443
9.2%
1473
33.2%
797
16.8%
856
26.2%
1516
37.5%
21,268
18.8%
ISCED 5B   982
22.7%
932
16.9%
169
4.3%
193
5.7%
   419
8.8%
362
11.1%
384
9.5%
16,252
12.7%
ISCED 5A BA 609
15.6%
1093
25.3%
1201
21.8%
832
21.1%
821
24.1%
336
7.0%
134
3.0%
504
10.6%
446
13.7%
822
20.4%
14,27
14.4%
ISCED 5A MA 6 83
2.1%
140
3.2%
168
3.0%
382
9.7%
531
15.6%
1191
24.8%
735
16.6%
587
12.4%
478
14.6%
566
14.0%
12,381
11.0%
Total 3902
100%
4326
100%
5520
100%
3951
100%
3401
100%
4803
100%
4431
100%
4744
100%
3265
100%
4038
100%
112,889
100%
  1. ISCED 5A BA in England includes respondents with ISCED 5A BA, MA and ISCED 6