The United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand have the lowest proportion of working-age people with no qualifications.
But it’s a different story when it comes to the most educated.
Here are the countries with the best educated workforce:1.
SwedenThe Nordic countries have a very high proportion of people with degrees.
United StatesIn terms of education, it’s the United States that has the highest proportion of workers with no formal qualifications.3.
United KingdomWhile the United Kingdom has a very low proportion of students with no credentials, the UK has the most skilled workforce.4.
AustraliaThe country with the highest percentage of workers without formal qualifications has more graduates with no degree than any other country.5.
CanadaThe country in which Canada has the lowest proportions of working age people with formal qualifications is in the middle of the pack.6.
JapanThe nation with the lowest levels of education among the countries in the list is Japan, which has the smallest proportion of the population with no degrees.7.
GermanyThe German capital is home to the largest number of people in the study with no qualification.8.
IrelandThe country of Ireland has the second highest proportion with no education.9.
AustraliaWith an average of 9.5 per cent of the workforce without a degree, the nation with highest levels of educational attainment is Australia.10.
United Arab EmiratesThe UAE has the fourth highest proportion (6.9 per cent) of the working age population with a formal qualification.
The UK has some of the highest levels in the world of educational qualifications.