Israel Is 3rd Most Educated Country In The World
February 9, 2018 | The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic organization with 35 member countries creating policies to improve economic and social well-being around the world, has ranked Israel as the 3rd most educated country in adult education of 10 listed countries, above the United States, which came in 6th place. The OECD looks at adult education level as defined by the highest level of education completed by the 25-64-year-old population in three areas: below upper-secondary, upper secondary and tertiary education in the form of a two-year degree, four-year degree or vocational program. According to the OECD, 49.90 percent of Israeli adults between the age of 25 and 64 have completed some kind of adult education, almost 4 percent above the US. Canada ranked as the most educated country with 56.27 percent and Japan came in second place with 50.50 percent. Other countries on the list included South Korea in 4th place, the United Kingdom in 5th, Australia, 7th, Finland, 8th, Norway, 9th, and Luxembourg, 10th.