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Educational attainment

Population 2015 by highest level of general education completed in Germany1
Educational attainmentPersons aged ... to ...
Total15
to
19
20
to
24
25
to
29
30
to
34
35
to
39
40
to
44
45 to 4950 to 5455 to 5960 to 6465 and more
1,000

1 Results of the microcensus (German Labour Force Survey). - Persons aged 15 years and older.
2 Including 438,000 persons, for which the vocational qualification is unknown.
3 Including qualifications from Full-time Vocational Schools, training for future Civil Servants on the medium level an On the Job Training.
4 Including a master craftsman's or Technician's qualification and qualification from Health Sector Schools.
5 Including Teachers' Examination, State Examination, Magister, Degree in Arts and comparable degrees.
6 Including Pre-Vocational Training Year and work placement which both do not lead to a recognized vocational qualification.


/ = No data because the numerical value is not sufficiently reliable.
- = No figures or magnitude zero.

Vocational qualification attained
Total270,8674,0554,3665,1195,0944,9275,2096,5056,7735,9145,22617,680
Apprenticeship (Dual system) qualification334,354801,4242,3472,4092,4082,7473,6043,7723,3282,9469,289
Qualification from trade and technical schools45,36671614084384454796326685454261,157
Qualification from trade and technical schools in the former GDR706- - - - - 19679810499319
Bachelor1,096- 161453226103523623161018
Master680- 142801898243281710611
Diploma59,000- 344098909669331,0881,0579038451,876
Doctor's degree797- /1579918192968163199
No vocational qualification attained618,2783,9582,5491,1858388078239131,0008907954,518

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