GCC: National and foreign populations (aged 15 and above) by educational status (2016)If you want to download this document in pdf/excel or to print it, you must accept the legal notices.
|Reads and writes||11,105||10,067||870,872|
|Post-Secondary/ Pre-Univ. Diploma||95,682||7,105||629,793|
|Master degree/ Higher Diploma||5,135||91,207|
|Reads and writes||983,323||238,113||1,114,442|
|Post-Secondary/ Pre-Univ. Diploma||59,305||104,841||489,189|
|Master degree/ Higher Diploma||6,468||97,641|
Sources: see below.
Saudi Arabia: GLMM calculations, based on the published results of Labour Force Survey 2016 (Q3, Aug. 2016), General Authority for Statistics (GAStat).
Qatar: Annual Bulletin of Labor Force Sample survey 2016 (yearly synthesis), Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics
Kuwait: Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) records (December 2016).
(http://www.paci.gov.kw/en/ (English); http://www.paci.gov.kw/ (Arabic))
Oman, Bahrain, UAE: no data available for the year 2016.
Levels of educational attainment are adapted from ISCED classification.
The educational attainment level of an individual is the highest ISCED level successfully completed.
Categories’ labels were standardised. Each country’s data were redistributed under the new labels.
* Kuwait: population aged 10 and above.
Table as of 11 November 2017.