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Educational attainment of the population

The statistics show the level of education and specialisation by sex, age and national background. Also shown are the country of emigration and immigration year for immigrants, and the immigration country and emigration year for emigrants.

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Educational attainment of the population in 2018

2019-06-18

Just over one fourth of the population is highly educated. These people often live in metropolitan municipalities and county seats. The majority of the municipalities with the highest level of education are located in Stockholm County, where one third, or more, of the population has at least three years of post-secondary education in nine of the municipalities. Other municipalities with high levels of education include Lund, Lomma, Uppsala, Umeå and Linköping.

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Publications

Title Language Type Date
Educational attainment of the population 2018 English SM 2019-06-18
Educational background among foreign born persons English Report 2018-12-05
Educational attainment of the population 2016 English SM 2017-06-14
Nonresponse analysis of the Swedish Register of Education 2014 English Report 2017-06-14
Educational attainment and employment of the population 2014 English SM 2016-06-22
Theme: Education: Intergenerational Education Mobility in Sweden English SM 2016-02-09
Educational attainment of the population 2014 English SM 2015-06-25
Theme: Education 2014:6 Educational background among foreign born persons English Rapport 2014-11-13
Theme: Education 2014:1 Student migration 2000–2012 English Rapport 2014-01-13
Theme: Education 2014:2 Mobile students in Sweden English Rapport 2014-01-13
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