The higher education graduation rate of young adults in Turkey, which was 9 percent in 2000, rose to 40 percent in 2021, according to the “Education at a Glance 2022: Evaluations and Suggestions on Turkey” report prepared by an independent think tank.
Pointing out that participation in higher education plays a key role in individual and social development, the report said that Turkey is one of the OECD countries with the highest increase in this category.
According to the report, the participation rates of young adults in education after compulsory education in the country are above the OECD average.
Turkey is among the countries with the highest participation rate in the education of the population aged 20-24, with 50 percent, it also said.
“Turkeyhas the highest participation rate in education among OECD countries, with 32 percent in the 25-29 age group and 17 percent in the 30-39 age group. The participation rate in the 25-29 age group increased by 12 percent compared to 2013.”
The higher education graduation rate for young adults aged 25-34, which was 9 percent in 2000, increased to 40 percent in 2021, the report also pointed out, noting that one out of every four adults aged 25-64 in Türkiye is a graduate of higher education.