According to Eurostats recent released data, in 2019 for the population born in the country member itself between the age of 30-34 with higher education was observed in Cyprus (66.2%) ranked at 1st place among all countries in Europe and the lowest share in Romania (25.8%).
With 38% between ages 30-34 born in another Member Country, and 34.2% born outside the EU, completed higher education, as opposed to 41.3% for those born within the Member Country.
In Cyprus these percentages were 41.5% 44.3% and 66.2% respectively.
The EU target was 40% for 2020 for all three categories.
In detail, among the Member States for which data are available for 2019, the Danish immigrant population aged 30-34 born in another EU Member State had the highest percentage of higher education (68.5%) in 2019, followed by Sweden (64.7%), Luxembourg (63.8%) and Malta (63.7%).
For people of the same age group born outside the EU, 73.6% received higher education were Estonians, followed by Irish (71.1%), Luxembourgers (61.4%) and Polish (59.7%).