Austrian Educational Level Rises

Politics ♦ Published: April 28, 2011; 08:07 ♦ (Vindobona)

Educational level of young people aged 15 to 34 compared with their parents: Trend towards higher education.

Austrian Educational Level Rises / Picture: ©

Over the last decades the share of persons achieving high educational levels increased remarkably in Austria. About one third (30%) of the young adults who have finished school achieves a higher educational level than their parents, and about every second person (53%) achieves the same level. However, data from the labour force survey 2009 ad-hoc-module "Eintritt junger Menschen in den…