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Persons, Males and Females Aged 15 Years and Over Classified by Highest Level of Education Completed, 2011.

 MalesFemalesPersons
Total aged 15 years and over
1,771,510
1,837,152
3,608,662
Total whose full-time education has ceased
1,473,483
1,530,007
3,003,490
Highest level of education completed Primary (incl. no formal education)
239,616
217,280
456,896
Lower secondary
268,192
231,297
499,489
Upper secondary
512,108
520,012
1,032,120
Third Level Non-degree
59,359
75,763
135,122
Degree or higher
326,735
413,257
739,992
Not stated
67,473
72,398
139,871
Total whose full-time education not ceased
298,087
307,145
605,172
Economic status Total at school, university, etc.
201,203
207,635
408,838
Other
96,824
99,510
196,334