Education Quality of Working Population

Mean Years of Schooling of population by aged groups

Mean Years of Schooling of population by aged groups (Year 2006-2012) : Thailand's population has a better education average trend, but not reach to the education’s goal which plan to increase to 15 years in 2018

Source : Statistic and information technology education. Office of Research and Development, OEC

Mean Years of Schooling of population by aged 15 years and older

Mean Years of Schooling of population by aged over 15 years old in year 2011 was 6.6 years, which is higher than international average of 6.2 years, but lower than China, the Philippines and Malaysia

Source : Human Development Report 2013, UNDP

Adult Literacy of Thai population 15 years and older

Trend of Thailand Adult Literacy rate of age over 15 years old: Comparison year 1960-2010 : Thailand Adult Literacy rate of age over 15 years old was 96.8 nearly to the target which rate 100% in year 2018

Source : Source : Population and housing census, National Statistical Office. Year 1960-2010

Adult Literacy 15 years and older

UNESCO estimated that in year 2015 Thailand Adult Literacy rate of age over 15 years old will be increased to 95%

Source : Global Education Digest 2012, UIS, 2012.

Youth Literacy 15 to 24 years

Most of Thailand Youth 15-24 years have a literacy.

Source : Global Education Digest 2012, UIS, 2012.

Comparing adult literacy of Thai population 15 years and older and youth literacy 15 to 24 years among countries

Adult literacy of Thailand population age over 15 years old in year 2010 was 94%. UNESCO estimated in year 2015 youth literacy rate 15-24 years will be increased to 98.1 nearly to the target which rate 100% in year 2018

Source : Global Education Digest 2012, UIS, 2012.

Comparing adult literacy of Thai population 15 years and older and youth literacy 15 to 24 years at the global and regional levels

Thailand’s youth literacy rate 15-24 years is higher than International average and Asia Pacific Average

Source : Global Education Digest 2012, UIS, 2012.

Percentage of cumulative education attainment of the population aged 25 years and older that completed at least lower secondary(ISCED 2-6)

Percentage of cumulative education attainment of the population age over 25 years old that completed at least lower secondary (ISCED 2-6) of Thailand in year 2011 was 32.2%

Source : Global Education Digest 2012, UIS, 2012.

Percentage of cumulative education attainment of the population aged 25 years and older that completed at least upper secondary (ISCED 3-6)

Percentage of cumulative education attainment of the population age over 25 years old that completed at least upper secondary (ISCED 3-6) year 2011 : Thailand has population age over 25 years old that completed at least upper secondary (ISCED 3-6) average of 22.4%

Source : Global Education Digest 2012, UIS, 2012.

Percentage of cumulative education attainment of the population aged 25 years and older that completed at least tertiary (ISCED 5-6)

Percentage of cumulative education attainment that completed at least tertiary (ISCED 5-6) year 2011 : Thailand has average of the population age over 25 years old that completed at least tertiary (ISCED 5-6) 12.8% higher than other countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia.

Source : Global Education Digest 2012, UIS, 2012.

Percentage of education attainment of the population aged 25 years and older

Percentage of education attainment of Thailand population age over 25 years old in 2011 : Most of Thailand population age over 25 years old study in elementary education

Source : Global Education Digest 2012, UIS, 2012.