Educational attainment of the population

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06217: Educational attainment, by county, age and sex (C) (closed series) 1970 - 2010

Geir Nygård, Statistics Norway
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Anne Marie Rustad Holseter, Statistics Norway
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Aud Melgaard Holøien, Statistics Norway
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2011-06-09 10:00
Persons 16 years and older:
Persons 16 years and older:
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See list over changes in regional classifications (in Norwegian).

Tables that use the new regional division also for the years before 2024.


21 Svalbard

Svalbard is not defined as a county in the legal sense, but in official statistics Svalbard is treated in the same way as the other counties in Norway.


Upper secondary education

Prior to 2016, tertiary vocational education was included. Tertiary vocational education comprises intermediate level courses based on completed upper secondary level, but which are not accredited as higher education.

Higher education, short

Tertiary education, short comprises higher education up to 4 years in duration.

Higher education, long

Tertiary education, long comprises higher education more than 4 years in duration.