Indicators Indicators

Benchmark Data Source
Adult participation in learning
An average of at least 15 % of adults should participate in lifelong learning.
Table and graph Eurostat/ EU-LFS
Low achievers in basic skills
The share of low-achieving 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science should be less than 15 %.
More information OECD/ PISA
Tertiary educational attainment
The share of 30-34 year-olds with tertiary educational attainment should be at least 40 %.
Table and graph

 

Eurostat/ EU-LFS
Early leavers from education and training
The share of early leavers from education and training should be less than 10 %.
Table and graph Eurostat/ EU-LFS
Early childhood education
At least 95 % of children between the age of 4 and the age of starting compulsory education should participate in early childhood education.
Table and graph Eurostat/ UOE
Employment rates of recent graduates
The share of employed graduates (20-34 year-olds) having left education and training 1-3 years before the reference year should be at least 82 %.
Table and graph Eurostat/ EU-LFS
Learning mobility in higher education
An EU average of at least 20 % of higher education graduates should have had a period of higher education-related study or training (including work placements) abroad, representing a minimum of 15 ECTS credits or lasting a minimum of three months.
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Learning mobility in initial vocational education and training (IVET)
An EU average of at least 6 % of 18-34 year-olds with an initial vocational education and training (IVET) qualification should have had an IVET-related study or training period (including work placements) abroad lasting a minimum of two weeks, or less if documented by Europass.
Not yet available  

 

* Abbreviations

Eurostat/EU-LFS: EU Labour Force Survey
Eurostat/UOE: UNESCO-OECD-Eurostat data collection on education systems statistics
OECD/PISA: OECD PISA study