08 Nov 2018   |   News byte

Education as a ladder

This chart from the OECD demonstrates how, across generations, education rates are changing. For many countries, the direction is strikingly positive; in others, change is harder to see. 

OECD - educational mobility
Educational mobility across generations: Percentage of adults reporting higher, lower or the same educational attainment than/as their parents

The graphic displays a selection of countries that participated in the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies. The average refers to all 33 participating countries

Source: OECD

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