Highest education qualification

Highest educational qualifications by gender and age in Glasgow

Highest Qualification (2018)

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Among adults over 16 in Glasgow, around a third have a degree and a fifth have no qualifications. There is very little difference between men and women, although a slightly smaller proportion of women have a degree.

There is a clear age gradient in the distribution of qualifications. The 16-39 year old group has the highest proportion of graduates (43%) and only 9% of this age group has no qualifications. The proportion of the population with a degree drops with age. Only 18% of those of 60 years or older have a degree and this is also the age group with the highest proportion of people without qualifications (45%).

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